Tag: Ingvar Kamprad

Why we’re supporting a new generation of designers

February 25, 2019

The IKEA Foundation is establishing a €33 million endowment in memory of our founder, Ingvar Kamprad, for Lund University to develop the next generation of industrial-design professionals. By reaching beyond the traditional scope of industrial design to put people first, the Lund University School of Industrial Design has educated hundreds of industrial designers whose innovations […] Read more

In memory of our founder, Ingvar Kamprad

January 29, 2018

With great sadness, we heard today that our founder, Ingvar Kamprad, passed away last night. Ingvar achieved many incredible things in his life and had a tremendous passion for working hard to achieve—in his words—“a glorious future”. Our CEO, Per Heggenes, said: “One of the greatest entrepreneurs of the 20th century, Ingvar inspired and challenged […] Read more

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