Get the App
If you follow the blog regularly, I recently did a post on Digital vs. Paper Magazine subscriptions. Although I haven't quite decided which side of the fence I'm on yet, I will tell you that having a digital catalog is awesome, and is quickly swaying me to the digital side.
The Ikea Catalog App is great for lots of reasons. It's simple, space saving, functional, and free! It also works on both the iPhone and iPad, so you can browse from anywhere.
At first glance, one might say that the app is just a digital copy of the paper catalog, but it is so not. Although the look is exactly the same, the app allows you to do so much more with your browsing than the paper version could ever do.
Flipping through to your favorite categories is as easy as a swipe and a tap, taking you straight to that page.
I'm a sucker for bonus features and extra content, and the Ikea app does not disappoint in this area. While taking your stroll through the catalog, you may run across a fun blue button telling you there is extra content available, tap it!
Interacting with the App
As if tapping and swiping weren't enough of an incentive to browse digitally, how about a few more fun features? Tap to zoom, a lower hidden menu of products shown, view product details, and product details viewed in their in app browser...oh my!
Some argue that with digital catalogs, you don't have the ability to dog ear your favorite pages and products. This app makes the impossible even better. Now, when you see a product you want to save for future reference, simply add it to your favorites and begin
Gift it Forward
Because you know I'm an advocate of gifting it forward, the app has a built in
Have you discovered the Ikea Catalog app? It's free! Go now! Tell me what your favorite thing about the app is in the comments.
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