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IKEA’s new slogan “There is so much more to food than food” is the fundamental concept behind the brand’s ingenious designs at their temporary shop. The exhibit’s sustainable approach towards food preparation and enjoyment was inspired by the upcoming 2015 Expo’s theme “Feeding the planet, energy for life.” The IKEA shop design emulates the warmth, activities, and feel of kitchens, but also has added elements to encourage people to respect the environment and adopt a sustainable lifestyle. For this special temporary exhibit, IKEA asked several designers to reinterpret their new kitchen collection METOD and follow the theme “total kitchen freedom” to maximize the variety of mindful designs. Artist Matali Crasset’s approach to the kitchen focused on enabling people to use the kitchen as a recreational space. The kitchen design revolves around a central colorful playground fo...

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