Jaclyn's Cozy Kitschy Silver Lake Home Find yourself rolling your eyes at your local design store's window display? Not in the mood to go thrift store shopping...again? Did you find yourself — gasp — bored with the latest IKEA catalog? You might be suffering from design burn out, and your home's decor might be showing it, too. Show More Summary
All photo via Design Boom French artist-prankster Benedetto Bufalino, who previously transformed an entire apartment into a tennis court, now brings us a "fake" Ikea catalog, in which every product is recreated at 1:1 scale and cobbled together with cardboard....
Once upon a time IKEA sold a full-fledged dollhouse, but, for reasons only IKEA understands, it was discontinued. As we all know, part of the fun of IKEA is to reimagine and customize their products to your own needs which is exactly what parents have done to create dollhouses for their children. Show More Summary
Last year IKEA sold $1.3 billion worth of “sustainability” products to customers across the world, according to the company’s recent sustainability report. These include products that help people reduce waste, save electricity, reduce water use and lead
Ford Australia will soon open a new office right next-door to homewares giant IKEA in the inner-Melbourne suburb of Richmond, the company has confirmed. Ford describes the new office, situated at the corner of the Victoria Gardens shopping...Show More Summary
Ikea is one the largest furniture company on Earth. It's one of the largest companies on Earth. When a company this big decides to make even a slight change to how it makes or sources its products, it's a massive undertaking. That's exactly what Ikea is doing right now—and I got an inside look at the process. Read more...
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A shopping day at IKEA took a toll on more than the pocketbook - lesson learned. The post The One Trip Guaranteed to Stretch Your Marriage appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Ewa and husband Andrew approached their new home's balustrade in an interesting way. With only a tiny hall closet, they could benefit from some additional storage. See what they did with a trip to IKEA: READ MORE »
You can now eat meatballs, buy a bed and fix your communication problems all with IKEA. Just like the store map to make sure we don't get lost while browsing for KVÄVE or a SKOGN, IKEA has developed a few emojis to help us translate our communication woes into domestic bliss. Show More Summary
IKEA has three prongs to its stores’ playroom policy — a height restriction, a potty-training requirement, and no adults. A Kansas mom says this last rule is discriminatory to her son and other children with autism who require the presence of an adult caregiver. The mom tells Kansas City’s WDAF-TV that she wanted to treat her 9-year-old with a visit … [More]
Jason's studio apartment lacked sufficient counter space, so when he saw this IKEA dresser on the side of the road, he snagged it. See how he made it work for his kitchen: READ MORE »
Ikea often does humorously naughty ads around Valentine's Day. Two years ago it did a fun promotion offering free cribs for babies born nine months after Valentine's Day. And last year it stacked a pair of chairs suggestively in an ad with hot wood-on-wood action. Show More Summary
The IKEA FRAKTA bag is endlessly useful, but it's not exactly a looker. Copenhagen studio Herman Cph created an upscale version using "furniture residual fabrics" and leather straps. The limited-edition bag will sell for $125. READ MORE »
Crows understand analogies, IKEA has emojis, John Stewart should be replaced by a woman, dying on Facebook is a little better now, Helen Keller on mansplaining, and so much more!
Stockholm agency Åkestam Holst created this online spot for IKEA to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The ad features couples who have been together since 1958, when the company opened its first store. After a brief introduction showing how...Show More Summary
Everyone's favorite value furniture store taps everyone's favorite modern-day hieroglyphics as marketing novelty
IKEA continues their creative outreach in a new ad that shows off their latest product – Emoticons. Historically sticking to tangible home goods, the Swedish furniture retailer gets into the app game with a communication tool designed to… The post IKEA Launches Emoticons App appeared first on Highsnobiety.
In today's Daily Roundup, Samsung hopes two curved edges are better than one, IKEA adds adorable home decór to your emoticon arsenal and Microsoft steps up its organization game. Get the details after the break....