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Arthur Jones Directs For BBC

Just over a year ago, LP Films director Arthur Jones traveled to Hunan to film for Raw TV on a BBC documentary about furniture giant Ikea. Last month, Flatpack Empire premiered to great reviews and became a surprise hit on British television.

Arthur was the location director for Flatpack Empire’s Chinese segments. His camera follows Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä, a young designer from Finland who has traveled to Changsha to visit the factory which will be manufacturing a vase she has designed for Ikea. She is optimistic, but not everything is going as planned as she struggles to explain her vision of each of the mass-produced vases being subtly different.
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