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Dancing aprons cook up a feast in new Ikea ad

Enchanted dancing aprons feature in the latest instalment of Ikea’s ‘The best day is everyday’ campaign.

Created by The Monkeys, the ad sees a group of magical aprons preparing meals in a kitchen, grabbing ingredients with their strings and dancing around together.

The new ad is the third since The Monkeys unveiled Ikea’s new brand platform by animating household objects and give them personality.

When the campaign first launched, Scott Nowell, co-founder and executive creative director at The Monkeys said in a statement: “Telling more of a story around Ikea products creates a memorable way to stand out in the retail space and continues the Ikea mission to help Australians rediscover the happiness in everyday life at home.”

A second piece of work revealed a day in the life of a sheepskin rug couple and their pet stool.

  • Credits:
  • Client: IKEA Australia
  • Country Marketing Manager: Kristin Bengtsson
  • Country External Communications & Media Manager: Peter Moore
  • Marketing Communications Specialist: Joanna Roberts
  • Interior Design Leader: Christine Gough
  • Interior Design Leader: Melissa McInnes
  • Agency: The Monkeys
  • Chief Creative Officer: Scott Nowell
  • Creative Director: Barb Humphries
  • Senior Copywriters: Tim Pashen & James Harvey
  • Group Content Director: Humphrey Taylor
  • Senior Content Director: Kelly Howard
  • Senior Content Manager: Lauren Shelley
  • Head of Planning: Michael Hogg
  • Planner: Charlotte Marshall
  • Head of TV: Thea Carone
  • Senior Producer: Penny Brown
  • Media Agency: Mindshare
  • Production House: Blinkink & FINCH
  • Director: Jonny & Will
  • Executive Producer: Bart Yates & Corey Esse
  • Producer: Kev Harwood
  • Line Producer: Marge McInnes
  • Production Manager: Daisy Bray
  • Storyboard Artist: Jamie Coe
  • Model Maker/Puppeteer: Alexander Berchert
  • Set/Layout Design: Arthur de Borman
  • DOP: Lachlan Milne
  • Puppeteers: Jonny & Will and Alexander Berchert
  • Edit House: The Editors
  • Senior Producer: Daniel Fry
  • Editor: Ryan Boucher
  • VFX: Finch Post
  • VFX Producer: Hazel Gibson
  • Head of VFX: Andy Timms
  • On-Set VFX Supervisor: Quade Biddle
  • VFX Artist: Jonte Wendt
  • Grade: Tristan La Fontaine
  • Sound House: Song Zu
  • Sound Designer: Abby Sie
  • Music Composition: Ramesh Sathiah
  • Executive Producer: Katrina Aquilia
  • Music Licensing: Level Two
  • Track: Boyfriend, Confidence Man
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