IKEA COLLABORATES WITH OFF-WHITE & DONDA’S VIRGIL ABLOH


Posted on June 2nd, by Dominique in art, magazine, style. No Comments

Looks like it’s finally happening, folks!

Remember a little over a year ago when Kanye was spotted at the Swedish IKEA HQ and everybody was speculating about upcoming Kanye West x IKEA designs?

I always knew Mr. West would never allow a furniture brand collaboration to happen without the obvious involvement of his best friend OFF-WHITE founder/designer + DONDA creative director and architect Virgil Abloh. So when Hypebeast just posted this little video stating a “potential” collaboration (the HB teaser is obviously a smart part of IKEA’s social media strategy) with an “individual, who many will speculate as Virgil Abloh of OFF-WHITE”, I was thinking: “you might’ve put some sly sound effects on that voice, but I heard Virgil Abloh speaking words directly to my face and this, my people, is Virgil Abloh.”

More about the collaboration with OFF-WHITE  will be revealed during the IKEA Democratic Design Days event occuring on June 7 in Älmhult, Sweden, which will be live-streamed at 3:30 p.m. CET here.

Listen to a snippet from Virgil below.

Exciting but if there’s a collection, will it match my WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK for IKEA stuff?

I think it probably will.

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