Lonely Planet Writer

Kanye causes a stir on trip to Ikea HQ in Sweden

Kanye West fans in Älmhult, Sweden, had the surprise of their lives on Tuesday when the star paid a visit to the small town most famous for being the birthplace of furniture giant Ikea.

Älmhult Ikea.
Älmhult Ikea. Image by Bobby Hidy / CC BY-SA 2.0

West spent time greeting fans and signing autographs in the town, before he grabbed a bite to eat local restaurant Brasserie Goaroije. A press spokesperson for Ikea confirmed that the rapper had visited the company’s headquarters to meet the design department, leading to speculation that he may be planning to dip his toes in world of interior design, following the success of his clothing line.

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