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IKEA - ThisAbles

Inclusive brands: Ikea and the ThisAbles project

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This post highlights one of the reasons why Ikea is one of my favourite brands: it is inclusive, its aim to “create a better everyday life for as many people as possible” is true. In fact I just discovered [with a bit of a delay, I have to admit] Ikea's project named ThisAbles, a project that the furniture brand has developed in collaboration with Milbat and Access Israel in order to allow people with special needs to completely enjoy its products. Read more to know how.
Miami Ad School - IKEA packaging

From cardboard to fun

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How to recycle or upcycle cardboard boxes? Miami Ad School have had a fantastic idea to solve this issue. In order to give a new life to IKEA packages and give kids invaluable experiences, they have transformed the cardboard boxes that come with furniture into play kits.
IKEA - advertising campaign

Make room for passions and friends [IKEA]

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Holidays are over, for almost everyone. In a few weeks’ time, the entire autumn routine will be in place again. I’m going to borrow one of the IKEA advertising campaigns as a memo in order not to forget to make room for passions and friends even in the busiest period of the year. This is the right thing to do, I promise! :)
IKEA - new media

New media: the “Pax it” button [IKEA]

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IKEA have had their umpteenth idea and have individuated the umpteenth new media to use for advertising. “Pax it” is one of the latest IKEA online campaigns, the one that has transformed the shopping cart button of WeAre ecommerce on the most clicked banner of all times. Don’t you believe me, continue reading, then! :)
IKEA - blue bag

Ode to the IKEA blue bag

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On Friday I will celebrate the second official anniversary of my move to the UK. [...] In order to solemnise all that happened back then and to summarise these two years of new daily life, I’d like to virtually make a toast to one of the most important things when you move: the IKEA blue bag.
IKEA - brand experience

IKEA meets Romanian tradition [brand experience]

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As a hymn to the glocal thinking and to celebrate their 10 years in the Romanian market, IKEA have created an ambient marketing campaign focused on showing how it’s possible to integrate different cultures, styles and traditions respecting all of them at the same time and looking to a shared future.
IKEA - advertising campaign

Sleeping like a baby

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As the proverb affirms “In April sleep is sweet”. The spring has just begun to warm the air, nature is a triumph of flowers and greenery, we feel more relaxed and... tired, as if we could sleep forever under the blankets. IKEA, as usual, is trying to help us by providing – according to their commercial – furniture so comfortable we will feel re-born each morning.
IKEA - web campaign

IKEA retail therapy

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Inspired by people, as usual, IKEA have developed a powerful and hugely creative web campaign. Starting from some of the most asked questions and search queries on Google, the brand have started to answer in their own way: with cleverness, a bit of irony, the deep knowledge of technology and... products. Are you curious? Read more!
IKEA - ambient marketing

Kitchen testing vs. Dining out [IKEA]

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The period of economic crisis has lowered the purchasing power of lots of people forcing them to decrease their less functional spending choices, such as dining out. To help them and to give them a nice alternative to the restaurant or café without quitting their dine-out experience, IKEA have organised a marvellous ambient marketing campaign named “Instead of café”.