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How The Perfect Home Looked From 1951 To 2000, According To Vintage IKEA Catalogs
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How The Perfect Home Looked From 1951 To 2000, According To Vintage IKEA Catalogs

IKEA is probably your home’s best friend. Its father, Feodor Ingvar Kamprad, founded the company in 1943 when he was only 17. Even the iconic yellow-blue logo is an acronym, composed of his initials paired with the first letter of Elmtaryd, the name of the farm where he grew up, and Aggunaryd, his Swedish hometown. To become the retail giant with over 43 billion dollars in revenue that it is today, IKEA focused on cost control, operational details, and continuous product development. The company is known for its modernist solutions for various types of appliances, furniture, and home decor pieces and its interior design work is often associated with an eco-friendly simplicity.

Recently, Nordic Style Magazine has looked into some vintage photos and discovered a collection of old IKEA catalog covers, provided by Smörgås Pinners, the official Pinterest account of the company’s communication team. You might want to grab your favorite ‘POÄNG’ chair for this one because the series perfectly reveal the hottest IKEA design trends and remind us of those vintage designs that we were glad to forget. Scroll down and take a look at what IKEA furniture people have been assembling since 1951!

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Justin Dodson
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4 years ago

so basically nothing has changed except the print quality of magazines.

Magdalina777
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4 years ago

Omg the 1973 chair/bed/stuff hybrid...I need this. Where can I find one?

Vernice Aure
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4 years ago

I know!! I love the possibilities of this piece. Talk about a great item for apartments.

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Hans
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4 years ago

A journey through interior design. And Poäng was on the cover already 1977. I also have one home...

Furious_Lover
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4 years ago

Why do you copy and paste this on EVERYTHING?!

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Justin Dodson
Community Member
4 years ago

so basically nothing has changed except the print quality of magazines.

Magdalina777
Community Member
4 years ago

Omg the 1973 chair/bed/stuff hybrid...I need this. Where can I find one?

Vernice Aure
Community Member
4 years ago

I know!! I love the possibilities of this piece. Talk about a great item for apartments.

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Hans
Community Member
4 years ago

A journey through interior design. And Poäng was on the cover already 1977. I also have one home...

Furious_Lover
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4 years ago

Why do you copy and paste this on EVERYTHING?!

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