ikea catalogue from 1965

The new IKEA catalogue is out! The catalogue is published in 55 different editions, in 27 languages for 35 countries. It has surpassed the Bible as the most published work, estimated 175 million copies (2006) worldwide. The first catalogue was published in 1951. The images above and below images are from the 1965 catalogue. Funny that this 44 year old catalogue still has a familiar look!

3 Responses to ikea catalogue from 1965

  1. It does look similar. I guess it goes to the if it’s not broke don’t fix it idea.

  2. How fun! Retro catalogs are always eye catching.

  3. The pictures look like little dolls houses. They’re a sign of the times, aren’t they?

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