Book 1

Design by IKEA

Design by IKEA

Bloomsbury Publishing. 2014

Sara Kristoffersson's compelling study provides the first sustained critical history of IKEA. Kristoffersson argues that the company's commercial success has been founded on a neat alignment of the brand with a particular image of Swedish national identity – one that is bound up with ideas of social democracy and egalitarianism - and its material expression in a pared-down, functional design aesthetic. Employing slogans such as “Design for everyone” and “Democratic design”, IKEA signals a...

I Modify IKEA

I Modify IKEA

Simon and Schuster. 2016

CUSTOMIZE YOUR FAVORITE IKEA® HOME FURNISHINGS WITH DIY PROJECTS You love IKEA® for its affordable, high-quality home furnishings. Now thanks to this book’s DIY decorating projects, you can easily transform those furnishings into fully customized decor. Packed with 200 step-by-step illustrations and instructions, I Modify IKEA® offers a range of inspiring ideas to reflect your unique style. Living room: appliqué pillows Dining room: a rolling bar cart Kitchen: embroidered dish towels...

No Silver Bullets

No Silver Bullets

B&H Publishing Group. 2017

What if I told you that you were only one step away from unlocking new levels of maturity and growth in your church? The myth of the silver bullet still exists because we desperately want it to. We all prefer quick fixes and bandage solutions to the long, hard, slow work that produces real change. So the moment we learn about a new ministry or strategy and see its effect in another church, we run to implement it in our own. Unfortunately, this impulse is usually met by opposition,...

Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon

Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon

Great Ikea!

Great Ikea!

Cyan Communications. 2021

The story of how Swedish furniture giant IKEA brought design to the masses and created one of the world's most influential and iconic brands.