Conshohocken, PA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011
IKEA, the Life Improvement Store, today announces the launch of the IKEA 2012 Catalog in the United States starting this August. Understanding the many factors influencing how people live and use their homes today, IKEA has filled this year’s catalog with innovative ways to improve life at home by offering new solutions to life’s everyday challenges, including smarter use of space. Additionally, to make it even easier to find inspiration and ideas for updating one’s personal space, IKEA is introducing new digital tools, including a Catalog iPad application and a new design-focused Twitter handle, @DesignByIKEA. IKEA also plans to launch a design blog and photo-sharing community in August to further inspire and engage with home design enthusiasts.
“Whether looking for solutions to save time or money, create space for family, or to be more sustainable, IKEA is committed to helping meet various design needs and dreams by making one’s space do more,” says Marty Marston, Product Public Relations Manager, IKEA U.S. “As the Life Improvement Store, our goal is to provide tools, products and solutions, at an affordable price, to help our customers address their unique challenges and to better enjoy life at home.”
In the 2012 catalog, readers will find a strong focus on the IKEA commitment to create a better life at home through:
2012 marks the 61st anniversary of the first IKEA catalog. This year, the catalog will be available in 59 printed editions, in 31 languages and in 39 countries. Starting in August, consumers can request a copy of the 2012 catalog, as well as sign up for inspirational emails and mobile text messages, at http://www.getmycatalog.com/2012; view the catalog online at http://onlinecatalog.ikea-usa.com/US/en/2012/IKEA_Catalog/; or download the new iPad application to browse on the go.
For additional inspiration, consumers can visit the new design-focused IKEA Twitter handle, @DesignByIKEA, “Like” IKEA on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/IKEAUSA, and starting in August, visit “Design by IKEA,” the new IKEA design blog, and “Share Space,” a new photo-sharing community (more information/link coming soon!).
For Press: Please visit our multi-media release at http://www.Catalog2012.com for downloadable press information on the IKEA 2012 catalog, select hi-res product images, an embeddable catalog widget, and additional background materials.
IKEA strives to be ‘The Life Improvement Store,’ and since its 1943 founding in Sweden, has offered home furnishings of good design and function, at low prices so the majority of people can afford them. There are currently more than 320 IKEA stores in 38 countries, including 37 in the U.S. IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings company, incorporates sustainable efforts into day-to-day business and supports initiatives that benefit children and the environment. For more information, go to IKEA-USA.com.
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