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Topic: Ikea

Ikea Gets Into the Wedding Business, Promising to Marry People via Webcam

They're only joking (kind of)

If your dream wedding includes getting married via webcam, you should sign up for Ikea's newest service. The Swedish furniture chain has launched "Wedding Online," a (somewhat) tongue-in-cheek site that lets…

Ikea Brightens Up Little Corners of the World in These Fun Print Ads

An oasis of color

Ikea nicely contrasts its colorful design sense with the drabness of the world at large in these print ads from TBWA in Portugal. Apparently, going with Ikea means you get…

Ikea Is Replying to Questions on Facebook With Comical, Pun-Filled Memes

The Shelf Guru is here to help

The viral success of Groupon's Banana Bunker post on Facebook appears to be rubbing off on other brands. See, for example, Ikea Singapore—which has started a whole new Facebook thread…

Problems in the Bedroom? Ikea Shows You Exactly What to Do With Your Junk

'Shelf discovery' from BBH

Ikea does a ton of marketing worldwide, but its looniest ads come from one agency—BBH Asia Pacific. Just in the past year, it made the hilarious "Bookbook" ad, imagining the…

Ad of the Day: Ikea Praises Ordinary Household Items with Epic Irreverence

It's hard work, but someone has to do these jobs

Don't take your toilet brush for granted, says a wise new ad from Ikea. Aptly titled "Everyday Heroes," the spot—by Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors—is a moving celebration of the different…

Here’s Why Your Favorite Brands Are Making Their Own Emoticons

Mentos, Coca-Cola, GE, Comedy Central and more

Cute-Crazed. Selfie-Obsessed. Bad Happy. These are just three of the names of Mentos' new branded emoticons, or "ementicons," which will soon be available for the mint brand's socially savvy fans…

Ikea Develops Its Own Emojis, for When You Need to Text About Swedish Meatballs

Or vacuum cleaners, or dachshunds

Men and women would get along better if they just had more domestically themed emojis to help them communicate properly in their text messages, says Ikea. The Swedish furniture maker and…

Ikea Shows Off Its New Range of Beds in Cheeky Ad for Valentine's Day

Not for sleeping

Ikea often does humorously naughty ads around Valentine's Day. Two years ago it did a fun promotion offering free cribs for babies born nine months after Valentine's Day. And last…

Ikea Uses Poorly Assembled Billboards to Admit Its Furniture Is Hard to Put Together

Luckily, there's help

Everyone else makes fun of how painful it is to assemble Ikea furniture, so why can't Ikea? And the company does in these fun billboards, from German agency thjnk, that…

Ikea Loved This Artist's Fantastical Doodles on Its Catalog So Much, It Hired Her

Meet Sarah Horne, children's illustrator in residence

Some companies might take exception to your scribbling all over its catalog. But not Ikea. For a while now, British illustrator Sarah Horne has found the Ikea catalog to be an…

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