Let’s co-create a better everyday life

We’re obsessed with making life at home better and want to co-create with people who are curious and passionate about the big topics and the small details. From sustainability to clutter, it all matters!

We bring people together, either in real life or online to tackle some of the latest projects we’re working on at IKEA. Read about how we co-create or scroll down to follow the most recent projects and join in the co-creation activities happening right now.


Co-creating with Australia’s future designers

This June, students from the University of Technology Sydney gathered at the heart of IKEA – Älmhult, to experience the IKEA way of creating ideas and products for real problems.

Project updates

Bringing customers and IKEA suppliers closer through co-creation

A pop-up lab in the Shenzhen store saw IKEA product development specialists and suppliers sharing prototypes with customers to co-create on new products in the making.

Comfort chair for young, urban lifestyles: customers test the prototypes

In the continuation of the ”Comfort chair for young, urban lifestyles”, the project team developed raw prototypes that were tested in a special activity with the many people.

Did you spot the wooden furniture?

Did you take our wood test? We've got the results, plus the lowdown on how and why IKEA uses engineered wood.

The emotional side of scent

When it comes to creating an atmosphere with scent, there are many available options. Join our new project to tell us how you do it.

Living room storage: what we learned from you

Recently, we asked you about your living room storage need to better understand your needs and wishes and create even better products in the future. Here are some results!