Ikea's New Products Look WAY More Expensive Than They Are

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Ikea's design ethos is usually summed up as sleek, functional, and minimalist. But, if you think you know the furniture brand's look like the back of your hand, think again: For the month of August, the retailer is rolling out a collection of home furnishings in deep, saturated hues and golden accents — a stark departure from its typical neutral, Nordic-chic aesthetic.
The lush styling of the brand's August catalog shows us that if anything, the Swedish chain is on-trend: The millennial pink-painted rooms, flamingo decor, and abundance of palm prints evokes the Beverly Hills Hotel-inspired decor trend that's all the rage right now. Tropical touches aside, the new catalog also brings forth a few highly functional products — from sustainable dining chairs to ottomans with generous storage space — that can pass for high end designer pieces. Click through for a highlight of what will be hitting Ikea stores (and online) this coming month.