They're the perfect accent to a well-manicured backyard, but the solar-powered lights dotting your gardens and walkways are just one misstep away from being accidentally destroyed. So Ikea's come up with the perfect solution, LED lights that you press into your lawn so that they're flush to the ground while still providing plenty of light. Read more...
Jess and her husband had been on a quest to find the "perfect" media stand — one that sported both function and style — for awhile. When they found this cabinet on Craigslist for $75, they decided to ditch their IKEA coffee table they had been using for a media stand and go for it! READ MORE »
How much time do you have this weekend? Or more importantly — how much energy do you have to spend on dramatically changing the look of the room you begin and end each day? If you're looking to refresh your bedroom in an affordable and...Show More Summary
IKEA conducted a survey of Americans to find out about their homes and lifestyles. Fast Company looked through it and found some interesting results, which they expanded on. Here's a sample. 1. Only 1% [of those surveyed] want theirShow More Summary
Populating a data center used to be laborious, slow, and wasteful. So Facebook looked to Ikea for inspiration on how to fix things. Now it's come up with a shockingly simple system for deploying server infrastructure anywhere in the world.
The first time I saw a top-entry litter box, I wondered where it had been all my life. That top-oriented entrance hole looked like it would cut down dramatically on my cat tracking litter out of the box on her paws and eliminate accidental out-of-the-box spraying. Unfortunately, that kind of litter box can be expensive. Show More Summary
Facebook today said the second site for its data center site in Sweden will follow some interesting design concepts. It's the latest way the social network is innovating with its underlying infrastructure.
I bought like 3 BILLY bookshelves this past weekend.
IKEA, the mega-store for budget modern design, can be great for picking up a few pieces to round out your space without breaking the bank. On the flip side, it can also be easy to spend hours wandering around feeling overwhelmed, picking up impulse buys and completely forgetting what you came there for. READ MORE »
“There we go,” I said out loud, putting the finishing touches on my knot, giving the boxes a couple of pushes to simulate any bumps we might hit on the road, “We’re good.”
IKEA is certainly no stranger to goofy promotional videos, and their latest centers around a cosplaying civil servant from Singapore named Frank. Franks’s hobby is beginning to make life in his small apartment difficult. With “many costumes and lots of raw materials lying around,” there’s not room for much else in Frank’s room. Show More Summary
The social network is exploring modular architecture partly to make its physical infrastructure "faster, leaner, smarter." Facebook is in the midst of rolling out an ever-so-slightly different redesign to its News Feed, meaning it trimmed down its widgets and shifted some font weights. Show More Summary
In light of actor John Travolta's recent Oscars flub (he pronounced Idina Menzel's name "Adele Dazeen"), Elledecor.com poses this question: what if Travolta is "secretly Chief Naming Officer at IKEA?" Using Slate's Travoltifier (patent pending, surely) ED translated the titles...
Fact: Just 1% of those surveyed want their home to reflect how successful they have been. Related fact: People lie. Ikea, the Swedish furniture giant, conducted a survey recently to understand the bizarre lives of Americans. Not forShow More Summary
I love the design of this treadmill desk. Redetermine: DIY PVC-IKEA Treadmill Desk – Again Redetermine: DIY PVC-IKEA Treadmill Desk He used an Ikea Linnmon Table Top, four Adils legs, and 1.5 inch PVC pipe. Connecting the legs to the table was a bit of a challenge, but he explained how he did it here. [...]
Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday March 3, 2014: BMO customer's account emptied of $87K as bank falls for scam - British Columbia - CBC News Devastated Ikea monkey owner ends battle to get pet back from animal... Show More Summary
It's rare when the words IKEA and Dubai appear in one sentence. Dubai, with its reputation for luxury and modern excess, hardly calls to mind budget furniture. However, UAE resident Jacqui wanted to insert a least a hint of glamour into this old Blue Hemnes dresser, and bring a little glitz to her master bedroom. Here's her hack... READ MORE »
Q: I love the size of the IKEA STAVE mirror and was wondering if anyone has had any luck turning it into a picture frame. It's so difficult to find large, affordable frames... at 27.5 x 27.5 inches, this just might fit the bill. READ MORE »
The saga of the Ikea monkey—the infant Japanese macaque who got loose in an Ikea and inspired an entire generation of memes—has finally come to a close. After months of battling the Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary for ownership ofShow More Summary
Here’s an idea so brilliantly simple, you’ll wonder why IKEA isn’t already selling it in five different colors. ‘Scolapianta’ by Mathery design studio is a wooden dish rack with just two legs so it can be propped on top of a planter. Then, when you wash your dishes and put them up to dry, the [...]