Snapshots. The history of the IKEA brand at a glance.
A timeline of the events that shaped the IKEA business as we know it today.
Take a look at our milestones
From child entrepreneur to IKEA founder: the story of Ingvar Kamprad’s early years
The inspiring journey of Ingvar Kamprad and how the IKEA business came about.
Read Ingvar Kamprad’s story
Did you know that our iconic logo wasn’t always blue and yellow?
IKEA design through the years
From an inflatable chair to washable sofa covers, our range has developed with the times. Some failures, many successes.
Explore our design development