Ikea Lounge at
Charles de Gaulle airport

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Swedish furniture brand Ikea have installed a temporary lounge at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris (+ slideshow).

IKEA Lounge a VIP room for everyone in Paris airport

Located in Terminal 3, the Ikea Lounge is furnished like a house with living rooms, bedrooms and a playroom for children.

IKEA Lounge a VIP room for everyone in Paris airport

Departing passengers can even take a nap in one of nine beds while awaiting their flights.

IKEA Lounge a VIP room for everyone in Paris airport

The lounge is open to all and will remain in place until 5 August.

Also recently completed at Charles de Gaulle airport is a park-like business lounge with branching pathways and tree-shaped lights.

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Here's the press release from Ikea:


Ikea reinvests the transport world by installing a VIP lounge in the Terminal 3 at the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport, from July 13 to August 5!

Holiday departures are often a source of stress and because the waiting time in the departure lounge is an average of 1 hour and 43 minutes, Ikea wanted to use its expertise in interior design to serve the economy class.

Ikea Lounge is a space of over 220m ² for the whole family to relax before going on vacation.

Completely free, visitors will live a unique experience: greeted by a hostess, they can relax by reading the press, by watching TV from a comfortable sofa, or enjoy the quality of Ikea's mattresses for a nap in one of the 9 bedrooms of the space (including one accessible to the disabled). Ikea Lounge contains also a specially dedicated space for children where they can enjoy themselves in a secure area of 50 m2, under the benevolent supervision of qualified instructors.

  • http://twitter.com/atmosphereCD @atmosphereCD

    Got to admire the concept of this and it certainly cheers the place up, but the 'temporary' it is – as is all IKEA furniture.

  • labite

    Comment un site se revendiquant “site de design” peut-il faire la promotion d’IKEA qui ne paie pas les designers…

  • james orf

    Hmmm I think someone is placing an ad here – corruption must be stopped!