IKEA Canada announces three new Design Studio locations in Ontario

Brampton, St. Catharines and London locations provide dedicated space for personalized design services and individual planning

BURLINGTON, ON, October 13, 2021 / CNW / – IKEA Canada is expanding its network of design studios this month with locations in Brampton, St. Catharines, and London – provide personalized design and planning services with IKEA experts to reach more of its customers through Ontario. The Design studio is a new concept for the Canadian market that allows customers to design and order complex furnishing systems for the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living room by scheduling one-on-one planning sessions with an IKEA design expert qualified or via a self-service planning station in a dedicated studio space.

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IKEA Canada is expanding its network of design studios by offering personalized design and planning services with IKEA experts to reach more of its customers across Ontario. Pictured, IKEA Design Studio Oshawa opened on September 1. (CNW Group / IKEA Canada)

The first Design Studio opened in Oshawa, Ontario to September 1st. The IKEA Brampton Design Studio will open on October 14, 2021, followed by St. Catharines and London locations end of October / beginning of November.

“Our ambition is to become more accessible to Ontario residents by bringing IKEA closer to them and offering them new practical services that meet the changing demands of our life at home, ”said Toronto area Manager Niclas Karlsson-Järnkrok. “The IKEA Design Studio is one of the many ways we deliver local and relevant furnishing solutions to meet these evolving needs in meaningful ways. “

The IKEA Design Studio will open at the following locations:

  • IKEA Brampton Design Studio: Downtown Bramalea, 25 Peel Center Drive, Brampton, ON L6T 3R5

  • IKEA St. Catharines Design Studio: The Pen Center, 221 Glendale Ave, St. Catharines, ON L2T 2K9, Canada

  • IKEA London Design Studio: The CF Masonville Place, 1680 Richmond Street North, London, ON N6G 3Y9

The IKEA Design Studio is significantly smaller than a traditional IKEA store and will showcase the full IKEA range through digital solutions as well as a small selection of product samples on display. IKEA products or foods will not be available for take-out immediately, although the IKEA Design Studio is an affordable and accessible destination for residents of Ontario to benefit from the IKEA design experience and expertise more near their place.

Open for a period of 12 to 18 months, the IKEA Design Studio is a short-term concept connecting clients with planning and design experts from IKEA in convenient local spaces, where an established pick-up point is also in place. Purchases made at an IKEA design studio can be delivered directly to customers’ homes or picked up locally IKEA pick-up locations.

To learn more or to make an individual appointment for home planning, visit https://www.ikea.com/ca/en/stores/design-studios/

Founded in 1943 in Sweden, IKEA is one of the leading retailers of home furnishings, offering a wide range of well-designed and functional furnishing products at prices so low that most can afford them. IKEA Canada is part of the Ingka Group which operates 374 IKEA stores in 30 countries, including 14 in Canada. Last year, IKEA Canada welcomed 31 million visitors to its stores and 117 million visitors to IKEA.ca. IKEA Canada operates under the IKEA vision – to create better everyday lives for the many people and does so through its local community efforts and sustainability initiatives. For more information on IKEA Canada, please visit IKEA.ca.




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Joseph E. Golightly