Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002)
Astrid, who wrote the "Pippi Longstocking" books, is the world's 18th most translated author and the fourth most-translated children's writer. Astrid was well-known both for her support for children's and animal rights and for her opposition to corporal punishment, earning her the Right Livelihood Award. She often wrote about girls as strong, independent, and powerful, empowering many generations of women.
The arch design is rooted in Gothic architecture, historically used to convey grandeur and elegance. The repeated arches in Maya are a modern interpretation of this timeless design pattern, which oozes sophistication yet playfulness.
Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
Maya Angelou was a highly influential American author, poet, and civil rights activist, working alongside figures such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. She overcame a difficult childhood marked by trauma and discrimination, and her work has been praised for its honesty regarding identity, race, and gender. Throughout her life, Maya inspired countless individuals with her powerful voice, courage, and determination to make a difference in the world.
Herringbone is having a big moment, and that’s not just limited to floors. The Eleanor brings the timeless, fishtail-inspired pattern from 19th century Paris to your living room.
Eleanor doors and sides in Pale Blush with Kristina pulls in chrome and Sara chrome legs.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist, regarded as "one of the most esteemed women in the world.” She pressed the United States to join and support the United Nations and served as the first chair of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, overseeing the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Less is more in the Rosa. Its sleek, minimalist pattern offers versatility to mix and match with busier pieces in your home. We think it looks great on its own, too.
Rosa doors with matching top and sides in Silver Sage and Kristina knobs in chrome.
Rosa Parks (1913-2005)
Rosa Parks is called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement" thanks to her activism in the Civil Rights Movement. She is also known for refusing to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, triggering the Montgomery boycott that helped launch nationwide efforts to end segregation.
Travel back to the Gatsby era with the Eva. The interlacing pattern evokes Jazz Age glamour, while curved lines add softness and femininity to the hard edges of the piece.
Eva doors with matching top and sides in Iconic Iron and Elisabeth knobs in brass.
Eva Perón (1919-1952)
Eva Perón, often referred to as Evita, was Argentina’s First Lady. Eva campaigned tirelessly for the poor and women’s rights. She founded the Eva Perón Foundation, championed women's suffrage in Argentina, and founded and ran the nation's first large-scale female political party, the Female Peronist Party.
Marie Curie (1867-1943)
Frida doors with matching top and sides in Classy Navy.
Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered as much for her political activism as she is for her vibrant and passionate self-portraits. Frida is celebrated for her depiction of the female experience and form. The painter is regarded as an icon for Chicanos, feminists, the LGBTQ movement and more.
Coco Chanel once said, “It is always better to be underdressed.” The Amelia slab doors prove that simple doesn't have to be boring with a clean design that is perfect alone, or with patterned doors.
Amelia doors and sides in the DIY option, painted to match the walls, with Elisabeth knobs in brass.
Amelia Earhart (1897-1939)
Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many records in competitive flying and wrote best-selling books about her experiences. Her work was fundamental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots.
The cane doors bring an airy and contemporary look to your storage. Besides being an exceptionally durable and beautiful natural material, it is perfect for hiding cable boxes and other media equipment without blocking sound and signal.
Cane doors with matching top and sides in Perfect Gray, black Sara legs and Kristina knobs.
The white oak doors and panels give your IKEA furniture a classic Scandinavian look. White oak is beloved for its strength, beauty, and timelessness, and you know for sure that no one has the same because of the uniqueness of natural wood.
White oak doors with matching top and sides, brass Sara legs and Agnes pulls.
Add Scandinavian elegance to your space with luxurious walnut doors and panels. Walnut is valued for its durability and allows you to bring the feel of nature into your home using both the Besta and Sektion series. Natural woods may vary in texture, color and wood grain, and exhibit subtle changes as they age.
There’s no beginning or end with the Joan. This boundless pattern springs from a lively series of arches that repeat and overlap. She captures the essence of a sunrise or sunset over the horizon.
Joan drawer fronts in White Lace with Elisabeth brass knobs.
Joan of Arc (1412-1431)
During her short-lived life of 19 years, Joan of Arc was a revolutionary French heroine. Although she was born into a peasant family, she was able to convince the uncrowned Dauphin of France to reunite France. She was able to lead the French army to the besieged city of Orleans into a momentous victory. Unfortunately, shortly after, she was captured and burned at the stake. After her tragic death, her efforts eventually lead to the revival and reunion of France.
The geometric Susan is inspired by beautiful stained glass windows. When joining small pieces together, a larger masterpiece takes shape in a telling formation.
Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)
Susan Brownell Anthony, better known as Susan B. Anthony, was an ambitious American social activist. Her biggest influence was leading the woman suffrage movement as the president of the National Woman Suffrage Association, which resulted in the birth of the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Her momentous influence on American society gave her an honorary position on one of the US dollar coin.
If you want to see samples of these colors in the comfort of your own home, you can buy them here.
White Lace - This crisp, clean white evokes images of pure silk and soft linen. Its timeless and a perfect match with the white Besta and Malm series.
Silver Sage - This is a pure, clear combination of grey and green, that adds seamless depth on its own or in combination with any other color.
Perfect Gray - The Perfect Gray casts harmonious hues, lending furniture a bold and eternal sophistication.
Pale Blush - The Pale Blush illuminates homes with gorgeous warmth. The dusty pink and beige combination revitalizes spaces without overwhelming them.
Earthy Sand - Packed with vivid, saturated sandy undertones, the Earthy Sand is the perfect complement to just about anything.
Luxe Green - Luxe Green is a rich, elegant green color that can be used in traditional as well as contemporary spaces. Think regal meets wild ivy.
Classy Navy - This time-honored color conveys a sense of history that's still relevant today. The classic navy is saturated and bold.
Charcoal Black - With its graphite and dark blue hues, the Charcoal Black births a new definition of grayish black.
DIY Finish - Our primed ready-to-paint fronts and panels option. We use a white primer, and recommend that you use a water-based paint and make a truly custom piece you can call your own.
White oak - A touch of Scandinavian design with white oak veneer on an MDF core. Natural woods may vary in texture, color and wood grain, and exhibit subtle changes as they age.
Walnut - Add Scandinavian elegance to your space with this luxurious walnut veneer on sustainable MDF wood. Natural woods may vary in texture, color and wood grain, and exhibit subtle changes as they age.