Two IKEA planning studios coming to L.A. area spring 2022

IKEA logo outside the store during the opening day of the first store of the Swedish home furnishing brand IKEA in Mexico City at Encuentro Oceania shopping mall on April 08, 2021 in Mexico City, Mexico.
IKEA logo outside the store during the opening day of the first store of the Swedish home furnishing brand IKEA in Mexico City at Encuentro Oceania shopping mall on April 08, 2021 in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo credit Hector Vivas/Getty Images

Not one, but two new IKEA planning studios will be coming to the Los Angeles area in spring 2022, the conglomerate announced. The upcoming planning studios will be the first on the West Coast.

One studio will be in Long Beach and a second location will be announced later.

In the planning studios, customer will be able to meet with design specialists “with planning and ordering home furnishing solutions that require a bit more help – such as kitchens, bedrooms, and bathrooms.

“IKEA is transforming to better meet the needs of our customers, and we are excited to strengthen our presence in Los Angeles and be where people are – whenever and however they want to meet IKEA,” said Javier Quiñones, CEO & Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA U.S. “We’ve seen that customers are still eager for in-person experiences. That’s why we’re investing heavily in brick and mortar locations, and newer, more accessible store formats like the two L.A. planning studios – in addition to e-commerce.”

IKEA has store locations in Burbank, Carson, Costa Mesa, and Covina.

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