It's already been proven, scientifically speaking of course, that Ikea stores are designed as mazes so customers have no choice but to spend more money. In this spirit, the blog Pleated Jeans crafted a illustration representing what it's like to navigate the Swedish furnishings retailer. The maze above comes with some tips, too: "replenish health with meatballs before attempting final leg of the store" and a pearl of wisdom that Liz Lemon might have benefitted from: "when necessary, sacrifice relationship with accompanying loved one to escape store with own life."
· Map of Ikea [Pleated Jeans via Laughing Squid]
· Ikea Stores Designed to Look Like a Maze So People Buy More Stuff [Curbed National]