Seventy-five years ago this week, a Swedish teenager named Ingvar Kamprad founded his first company by selling replicas of his uncle's kitchen table and smaller items, like pencils and pipes. He decided to call the company IKEA : an acronym that incorporated the first letters of his own name and the name of where he grew up his family farm, Elmtaryd, near the village of Agunnaryd. Since then, IKEA has become a household name in interior design across the world, known for its minimalist, affordable furniture. Globe Icon An icon of the world globe. Link Copied. View As: One Page Slides.
Check out how clothing fashions have changed over the decades. Have a look at how technological advancement has influenced fashions. Film producers have purchased these catalogues from me so they can authenticate the timeline in their films. You may be a collector of the multitude of different items and these catalogues more than likely contain the items. Restorers and historians will find these catalogues invaluable for their research. Or just enjoy a good browse through them, which will bring back loads of memories. Most of these catalogues contain thousands of different items including most household items,.
I am ready to begin. Back in the day, I would have learned about Body-Tone through a cryptic ad in the back of a magazine. First, there is a letter from Tom Buckley himself, who appears on his own letterhead, smiling and beefy.