Destinations Magazine

An Open Letter to IKEA

By Livingthedreamrtw @livingdreamrtw
Dear IKEA,
An Open Letter to IKEAMy name is Jeremy, and I am a travel writer, photographer, and frequent shopper at IKEA. 
Every time I go into your stores, as I did this past weekend, I am amazed by the collection of furniture, accessories, and decorations you are able to sell around the world.  I can easily spend several hours exploring your kitchens and living room options, not to mention the home goods section at the end of your display floor.  Even when I go for just a quick purchase, I end up getting lost in fantasizing about my future home and all the ways I can build my dream design.
That is, until I get to that home goods department
Being a photography fan who specializes in scenery, flowers, and all things nature, I make sure to always visit your decoration section in the home goods department.  My special stop is to peruse what kind of canvas and poster based photography is available for purchase, and every time I leave disappointed to find the same images appearing on your shelves.
An Open Letter to IKEA
I can't help but think that you need a refresh, and my images would make a perfect fit alongside your impressive collection.  I've been printing my images on canvas at home for years, and they are not only amazing decorations on my walls, but also inspire friends and family to travel and decorate their rooms with their favorite photos.
I'm not here to say that all my photography would be a good fit for IKEA, but after taking over 27,000 images in 34 countries in North America, the Caribbean, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, there are bound to be a few that are just right.
An Open Letter to IKEA
Unfortunately as I am a photographer by hobby and travel writer by profession, I do not have a storefront gallery in which to showcase my works.  It is with that reason why I post my open letter here to get your attention.
I'd love to show off my portfolio to you at your availability, and I would be happy to share my favorite works and passion for travel with your customers around the world.  It would truly be a match made in heaven to help showcase this great world we live in.  To get things started, the photos following this letter are just a select few of my favorites from my immense collection, and I would love to get your opinion on them and show you several more.
An Open Letter to IKEA
My email is [email protected], and I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Living the Dream
An Open Letter to IKEA
To everyone else reading this at home,
Whether you are an avid IKEA shopper or just a fan of social media making the world a better place, help us out!  We want to get in touch with the procurement person(s) at IKEA to discuss having our photos available for everyone and need your help! 
Let's put the six degrees of separation theory to the test and see if our collective efforts will help us achieve our goal! Give a quick Retweet, Stumble, Facebook Share, or even just comment below to show your support. We wont stop 'til we make our pitch, and we would love for you to be apart of it! 
Living the Dream

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Harry and Meghan Announce That They Are Expecting Their First Child

    Harry Meghan Announce That They Expecting Their First Child

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex while arriving in Australia for their first official overseas tour have released some special news. They are having a baby. The... Read more

    The 15 October 2018 by   Solarisastro
  • Concert Review: Some Roads Lead to Rome

    Concert Review: Some Roads Lead Rome

    Sir John Eliot Gardiner brings old-style Berlioz to Carnegie Hall. by Paul J. Pelkonen Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Photo courtesy Carnegie Hall. Historically... Read more

    The 15 October 2018 by   Superconductor
  • Cali Mavericks DoubleWood Whiskey Review

    Cali Mavericks DoubleWood Whiskey Review

    A craft bourbon made in California, through contract distillation, and finished in toasted French Oak; Cali Mavericks DoubleWood Whiskey is the latest thing to... Read more

    The 15 October 2018 by   Josh Peters
  • The Definitive Guide to Surviving Shopping at DMart

    It is a known fact that shopping at a DMart store can be a life-threatening experience. Which is why a guide like this is absolutely essential. Read more

    The 15 October 2018 by   Tejas Nair
  • Halloweens from Our Youth & Hellish Costumes

    Halloweens from Youth Hellish Costumes

    Let’s start with the obvious here. You could not breathe in these masks back in the 70s. You felt like you were being suffocated or worse. Read more

    The 15 October 2018 by   Midlifemargaritas
  • North American P-51D Mustang

    North American P-51D Mustang

    @ Camarillo Municipal Airport, CA August 2017 This P-51 Mustang “Bunny”, from the Palm Springs Air Museum, taxies by for takeoff at the Wings Over Camarillo... Read more

    The 15 October 2018 by   Htam
  • ✔638. Westleigh Park

    ✔638. Westleigh Park

    Havant Waterlooville 0-1 GatesheadNational League Saturday 13th October 2018 Havant is a town in the south east corner of Hampshire, situated in between... Read more

    The 15 October 2018 by   Smidrophenia