Ikea's Glorious New Collection Is A Minimalist's Dream

You've probably never heard of Ingegerd Råman, but thanks to her simple, timeless pieces, the Swedish glass and ceramic designer is a big deal in the Scandinavian design world. And, with a new, limited-edition collab launching with Ikea on May 23, she's about to become a big deal stateside, too. Filled with gorgeous baskets, rugs, lamps, bowls, and other items, in neutral shades and made of materials like bamboo and natural fiber, this collection will let you update your space for the summer months without breaking the bank. Ahead, some of our favorite pieces, along with a few ideas on how to style them.
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The collection was produced with natural materials like water hyacinth, rattan, bamboo, and sea grass.
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Big enough to seat two — or just to stretch out your legs a little.

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VIKTIGT Chair, $139, available at Ikea.
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Maybe it's time to upgrade to a handwoven laundry basket.

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VIKTIGT Laundry basket, $24.99, available at Ikea.
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A sleek and modern hideaway for all of your dry goods.

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VIKTIGT Jar with lid, set of two, $29.99, available at Ikea.
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This beauty will inspire you to drink more water. Or sangria. It's your call, really.

Ikea VIKTIGT Pitcher, $7.99, available at Ikea.
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"It has lots of energy," Råman says in the press release. "And looking at the objects now — the things we did — for me, it represents love.”
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Stylish plates that were made for entertaining.

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VIKTIGT Serving plates, set of four, $14.99, available at Ikea.
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Declutter and add a little drama to your space.

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VIKTIGT Basket, $17.99, available at Ikea.
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A little extra light will make any room feel more light and airy.

Ikea VIKTIGT Pendant lamp shade, $34.99, available at Ikea.
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You know what we love even more than a pretty basket? A pretty basket that comes with a lid to hide all of your junk.

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VIKTIGT Basket with lid, $9.99, available at Ikea.
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Forget the flat-pack furniture you associated with Ikea. All of the items in the collection are handmade and were created in partnership with craftsmen in Poland and Vietnam.
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One of these comfy rattan chairs will instantly warm up your space.

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VIKTIGT Chair, $59, available at Ikea.
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Fill this with some fluffy white towels, and your bathroom will feel ever so fancy.

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VIKTIGT Basket with handles, $32.99, available at Ikea.
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Perfect for serving, but still totally practical for kitchen use.

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VIKTIGT Chopping board and bowl, $12.99, available at Ikea.
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A well-placed rug can give the illusion that a space is a little larger than it is.

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VIKTIGT Rug, $29.99, available at Ikea.
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"Craftsmanship all around the world is quite similar, even if we work with different materials,” says Råman. “I know how other craftsmen think, and that makes it easy to communicate. We share a common language.”
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Because plants are a good addition to any adult apartment.

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VIKTIGT Hanging planter, set of 2, $24.99, available at Ikea.
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So bold. We want to buy all three!

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VIKTIGT Pitcher, $9.99, available at Ikea.
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Fill this dish with lemons, limes, or any other summer fruit, and it doubles as decor.

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VIKTIGT Dish, bamboo $14.99, available at Ikea.
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This lightweight seating option won't overwhelm the room or make you claustrophobic — plus, they're easy to stack and tuck away.

Ikea VIKTIGT Stool, $29, available at Ikea.
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"Pieces made from natural fibers are as far from standardized design as you can get," Ikea designer Nike Karlsson says in the press release. "It’s handmade. Every chair and basket is different."
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Your bedside table awaits!

Ikea VIKTIGT Carafe, $14.99, available at Ikea.
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Because your glasses deserve a new summer home.

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VIKTIGT Case, $2.99, available at Ikea.
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Bringing in new chairs does wonders for any dining area.

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VIKTIGT Chair, $49, available at Ikea.
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Organize the odds and ends in your closet with a set of these.

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VIKTIGT Basket, set of two, $24.99, available at Ikea.