IKEA was founded by Ingvar Kamprad in 1953 and has grown as a mail-order business in Älmhult, surrounded by forests in Sweden. Today, IKEA has become a global brand of affordable home furnishings. Providing both beautiful design and convenience to people around the world. We may have made great progress from humble beginnings. But our vision remains the same. It's about creating a better life for the average person every day. Explore IKEA here to learn more about our culture. What drives us today and how we seek to make a positive impact on people and the world.