|Me on the cover of a mock catalogue. Ikea models usually don't look at the camera.|
IKEA Canada is celebrating its 40th birthday with a special "Then and Now Exhibit" at the Design Exchange.
The exhibit includes a short history of Ingvar Kamprad story - the entrepreneur who started IKEA in Smaland, Sweden in the 1950s. Some early products of his mail order business are on display, including socks and Christmas cards.
There four "rooms" on display. Below is the dining room, the focus is the pine furniture which was unique to IKEA.
The FRAKTA shopping bag is one of mine!