We've all been there: A beautifully laid table, a gorgeous spread of favorite foods, perfect lighting—and an Instagram-happy friend preventing everyone from digging in. In a hilarious new video, the folks over at Ikea spoof this precise scenario, transposing our current obsession with sharing and garnering likes to the pre-photographic era. What if heads of households summoned oil painters to document their every dinner? Here's what it might look like.
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Using the tagline "It's a meal, not a competition. Let's relax," Ikea touts the importance of remember why we're all sat around a table—to spend time eating together and bonding over chit-chat and good food.