It's Like The Ikea Bookcase Of Remixes: Solid, Dependable, Reliable. It's Time To Get Your Hammer Out.
Ikea has built an empire. The Swedish furniture giant has more than 300 stores in 28 countries. It had 771 million visitors to its stores last year. More Ikea catalogs are now printed and distributed each year than the Bible. Many of us live out our lives surrounded by Ikea furniture. So it makes sense that […]
While I’ve ridden many MetroBus routes in the region, one I don’t recall is the #42 (Sarah). However, I’m familiar with it because other routes I ride, like the #10 (Gravois-Lindell), intersect with it. With the opening of the new IKEA St, Louis I noticed the #42 route makes a loop...
“When he’s on a job, leaving fake signs and objects in his gym, at IKEA, in book stores, in chain stores, on the street or at a museum, he tries to be sneaky. Once the deed is done, ‘I run away as fast as possible,’ he says. Since January, Wysaski, a Los Angeles comedy writer […]
IKEA hopes to make the structures available to the public in the next three years.
If Fall decorating bores you and Halloween spookiness isn't your style, then it's about time to get excited for the Winter season... and since Ikea just launched its festive Winter collection, you're in luck! With everything from cozy...Show More Summary
Ikea recently announced that all of the 23 species of seafood sold in its stores now only come from sources certified by the Marine Stewardship Council or Aquaculture Stewardship Council.
All photos courtesy of PKMN Architectures As Ikea works on bringing movable walls to the masses, a recent project completed by Spanish design firm PKMN Architectures offers a good look at how a super flexible apartment might actually work....
Big box stores with surface parking lots don’t fit in urban contexts — they’re sub-urban. For example, the Menard’s in O’Fallon IL I drove past on Saturday, a MetroBus stop is right out front but there’s no accessible pedestrian route to get to the entrance. See it on Google Street View...
Pin it To pull off a truly spectacular IKEA hack, you need tools, talent and an unflappable vision. You need to be able to look at a footstool and see a shelving unit. Can you tell what IKEA products inspired each of these nearly unrecognizable hacks? READ MORE »
The Halloween season has arrived, and it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Instead of trotting out the same old spookiness, artist Ed Harrington is kicking it Swedish-style. His illustrations of horror film villains as IKEA instruction manual pictographs are a unique twist on the genre. Show More Summary
Pin it IKEA is reportedly planning to bring transforming small space apartments to the masses. The idea, already popular for individual projects, is what the Swedish furniture giant has been quietly testing. READ MORE »
Pin it Through November 14th, the Warrington Museum & Art Gallery in England is hosting an exhibition exploring a variety of artists' reaction to IKEA. Warrington is the site of the UK's first IKEA store which opened in 1987 and has one of the most visitors of any store in England. READ MORE »
A 390-square-foot Manhattan apartment that "morphs" into 5 different rooms with movable walls.—All photos by Alan Tansey for MKCA In the age of ever-shrinking apartments, furniture giant Ikea is trying to take transforming, space-saving apartments— an idea already popular with...
(Photo: Jeff Wysaski/Obvious Plant) When Jeff Wysaski of Obvious Plant puts up one of his creations, he does not stick around to see the reactions. When he’s on a job, leaving fake signs and objects in his gym, at IKEA, in book stores, in chain stores, on the street or at a museum, he tries to be sneaky. Show More Summary
JUANOLA tables make us wonder: Could tomorrow's mass-produced furniture be made of reclaimed stone?
Pin it Living in one room can have its challenges — especially when you're not much of a minimalist. When Nor Toma moved into this Stockholm apartment, which measures less than 25 square meters (269 square feet), she had lofty visions of an all-white, uber-minimal space. But then things turned out a little differently. READ MORE »
Just conjure up a bedroom at night, and then make it disappear.
You're not the only one who has trouble building Ikea furniture - Newser This video series on conventions made a splash at Comic-Con - Co.Create Here's why you might want to clean out your PlayStation - TechEBlog Samsung has announced...Show More Summary
This is one of the best—if not the best—bed we've ever seen. Unfortunately, you have be a small child to use it, and your father has to be a guy named Eric Strong, who hacked three pieces of IKEA...