IKEA product names demystified

Know those funny IKEA furnishing names? Turns out there's a method to the madness:

Upholstered furniture, coffee tables, rattan furniture, bookshelves, media storage, doorknobs: Swedish placenames

Beds, wardrobes, hall furniture: Norwegian placenames

Dining tables and chairs: Finnish placenames

Bookcase ranges: Occupations

Bathroom articles: Scandinavian lakes, rivers and bays

Kitchens: grammatical terms, sometimes also other names

Chairs, desks: men's names



(Thanks, Eli!)