This is a page of the 1990 catalogue with all Stoja items on it. This Stoja series was aimed at children, but the Memphis vibe really took things to another level. Everybody knows somebody who had an item of the Stoja series and they still can be easily found online if you’re looking to buy […]
The catalogue of 1983 is the first year the Bogen table was listed. The table is designed by Tord Björklund and it came in a couple of different colors The tables are still immensely popular. In good condition they can be worth 20x the original price.
Some items are a bit more modern, but nevertheless highly sought after. This cabinet is designed by Ehlén Johansson and was part of the PS 2012 product line. Chances are this item will also become rare in the future.
This chair is designed by the Dutch designer Monica Mulder and came in a couple of different colours. It was first listed in the 2003 catalogue. The chair also appeared in a Salvage Hunters episode, aired by Discovery Channel. The host Drew thought that this was a Italian designed chair, which isn’t true.
Another great example of something that became really valueable. This is the Lövet table and this pictures comes out of the 1961 IKEA catalogue. This table was relaunched by IKEA and is called Lövbacken. Some say that the original Lövet table is now worth more than 1000 euro.
The Skopa chair and table were designed by Ole Gjerlov-Knudsen & Torben Lind in 1970 for IKEA. It was launched in 1979 and really has that space age vibe. It came in differtent colors and not many have survived.
The Poäng chair is probably one of the all time best sellers. Most people know them and even had one or more of these chairs. It was launched in 1978 and is still being produced today. As of 2016, about one-and-a-half million Poängs are sold annually, and a total of 30 million have been produced.
1957 was the year everything went from black & white to bright colours. The IKEA catalogue became colorful. Can you imagine how hard it must have been trying to sell furniture without the possibility to show their true colors?
Gillis Lundgren is one of the top designers who worked with IKEA. A good example of his innovative ideas is this Bohem chair. This Bohem chair was first listed in 1956 and is a real gem. It’s hard to track one down these days.