To most people, IKEA is synonymous with Scandinavian design - but that doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s designs always spring from Scandinavian minds. The POÄNG armchair, celebrating its 40th birthday this month, was created by Japanese designer Noboru Nakamura. POÄNG has become an iconic IKEA product, having sold more than 30 million pieces since being first introduced in 1977. With its springy bentwood frame that follows the shape of your body, it supports your lower back and neck, so you can lean back in comfort and relax.“A chair should be a tool that provides us with an emotional richness and creates an image where we let off stress”, the Japanese designer says about the philosophy behind POÄNG - and he hit the right nerve with many IKEA lovers. Let’s take a look at the IKEA products that combine effortlessly with the comfort and style of POÄNG.
LISABO side table, ash veneer Price: Rp. 1.199.000 The side table comes with an ash veneer surface and solid birch legs, conveying a sense of warmth and nature that will brighten any room.
RANARP floor/reading lamp, off-white Price: Rp. 899.000 Working late? Can’t put down that thrilling book? This lamp comes with an arm and a head that are both adjustable, so you can easily direct the light where you need it.
BIRKET rug, high pile, yellow, grey Price: Rp. 2.999.000 This square rug with an extremely soft surface not only adds a touch of elegance to your living room - it also helps to dampen sounds.
POÄNG armchair, birch veneer, Seglora natural cover Price: Rp. 4.595.000 Due to its timeless elegance and durable form, the POÄNG armchair has become a beloved classic and staple of the IKEA family: it is strong, stylish, and on top of that, it is comfortable. To celebrate its 40th birthday, the armchair has one new frame and six new covers to add to it’s existing range of combinations.
SYSSAN cushion, white, beige Price: Rp. 249.000 Everybody needs a pillow to snuggle. With a cotton velvet cover and duck feather filling, this fluffy cushion not only feels good, but also brings a sprinkle of Mother Nature into your living room.
STOCKHOLM bowl, brass and gold colour Price: Rp. 299.000 The best thing about this stylish bowl is that you don’t necessarily have to fill it with decorations, because even on its own, it’s a real eye-catcher.
ORMHASSEL throw, grey Price: Rp. 299.000 A cushion’s best friend, this comfortable and soft throw is an essential add-on to any sofa or chair.
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