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Kate Middleton and Prince William Have Ikea Furniture in Kensington Palace

Kate Middleton IkeaCatherine Duchess of Cambridge (C) tries out an armchair as Prince William (L), Duke of Cambridge, and others look on, during a visit at ArdDes, Sweden's national centre for architecture and design in Stockholm, Sweden, on January 30, 2018. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a 4-day visit to Sweden and Norway. / AFP PHOTO / TT News Agency / Jessica GOW / Sweden OUT (Photo credit should read JESSICA GOW/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweden has already proved to be a bountiful country for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

On Tuesday, January 30, Kate Middleton—currently pregnant with the couple’s third child—and Prince William took to a Stockholm ice skating rink to play the beloved Swedish sport of bandy hockey, followed by a meeting with the Swedish royal family that evening. In the interim, the productive pair stopped by Sweden’s official museum for art and design, ArkDes, Tuesday afternoon to explore the latest innovation in furniture.

The latter appearance revealed a fascinating tidbit about the couple’s choice of furniture inside their home of Kensington Palace, albeit within Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s rooms, though it’s something engaged couples can register for through The Knot.

The head of design at Ikea, Marcus Engman, told reporters that the Duke and Duchess have furniture from the affordable Swedish company inside their own home. “They also revealed that they have Ikea pieces for the children’s rooms,” Engman said following the couple’s visit. “I’m proud that we can suit everybody. That’s what we want Ikea to be–for the many people of the world, both royalty and ordinary people.”

A royal source told the Mirror UK that while unable to confirm Engman’s statement, the couple’s choice for Ikea furniture within Kensington Palace is “very plausible.”

While the couple has access to tens of millions and the monarchy, they are surprisingly down to earth in some ways. For example, they’ve revealed that a typical date night involves curry delivered straight to their home (likely by assistants) and binge-watching Game of Thrones.

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
Esther is the Senior News Editor at The Knot. A self-proclaimed pop culture enthusiast, she appreciates a good celebrity interview just as much as she adores Nancy Meyers movies. You can find her kicking off her mornings with barre and a green juice, traveling and exploring new cultures, and rapidly scrolling her feed for the latest and greatest news. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @theestherlee.