Take a Peek at How IKEA Is Celebrating its 75th Birthday

After 75 years of iconic design, the Swedish furniture megastore is paying homage to the past by relaunching a tight selection of hand-picked favorites. Named the Gratulera series, IKEA will be rolling out these nostalgic styles in three separate collections that embody distinct periods in the company’s design history: the 1950s-1960s, the 1970s-1980s, and the 1990s-2000s.  “Each launch is very different, signifying its time period—from dark woods with a classic expression, to a very playful style with strong colors, to a more minimal look with natural light woods and graphic colors,” explains the company’s creative leader, Karin Gustavsson. Here’s a…