IKEA presented to you our new limited attention collection NIPPRIG... The collection went on sale only in April 2015. The highlight of the collection is that it was created in tandem with manufacturers from Indonesia and Vietnam, who use renewable natural materials in their production. Hand weaving - another nice feature of the collection - applied as a traditional way Decor. The resulting interior decorations are, in our opinion, the original line of furniture and accessories, combining the beauty, warmth and craftsmanship.
Give your home a taste of the tropics with a new collection NIPPRIG. The collection of used natural materials such as bamboo, rattan, water hyacinth and algae. Immerse yourself in the journey through the Mekong Delta, in a couple of hours' drive to the south of Ho Chi Minh City, the capital of Vietnam, and learn about the traditional techniques of working with natural materials, which makes each NIPPRIG element individual and unique. Nike Karlsson, the IKEA designer who participated in the development of the collection, was so inspired by its creation that he even thought about possible interiors with its use. He also says that the creation of the collection was not easy, sometimes more than one person participated in the development of sketches and many changes were made.
On the banks of the river grows luxuriant covered leaves of the plant, called water hyacinth. It grows everywhere here and sometimes even floats on the river, reminding green icebergs. Homeland plants - South America, but it was the Vietnamese turned it into a wonderful resource for weaving bags, baskets and mats.
As for the water hyacinth, it is harvested by traveling in wooden canoes along the river. It is then dried on the beach under the hot sun for a week and when it turns brown it is ready to use. The nearby houses are home to craftsmen who transform water hyacinths into beautiful products: baskets and rugs. The only way to work with this material is by hand.
Strong, fibrous stems another herb - banana - Ideal for plaiting things.
Algae - The oldest material for weaving in Southeast Asia. They grow on the banks of rivers and after drying are very tight, but rather a flexible material to work with.
Bamboo actively used in the collection NIPPRIG. He, no doubt, is the most durable material, but, surprisingly, it is easy to create the desired shape.
Rattan - A large family of plants, native to Indonesia and popular to use for furniture.
Coconut also used since ancient times for different purposes. Leaves, bark and the outer part of the coconut can serve as material for all things, starting with the ropes and baskets and finishing brooms.
These floor cushions will be not only a comfortable place to sit and rest, but they will bring into your home warm and filling it with natural color.
Mats made by hand, like all products from the collection NIPPRIG using water hyacinth and algae.
If you want to retire, this screen will be the perfect solution for everything its quiet corner in the room.
This storage box - Really perfect container for a picnic, it is durable and roomy.
If you do not use some of these baskets, they can be stored neatly folded into each other.
Hats from the sun algae reflect traditional Vietnamese design.
This the bag looks familiar, does not it? That's because its shape resembles a super popular blue bags, which are sold in IKEA stores worldwide.
A very important step was already shipping finished goods, since they all end up being finished, molded products.