If this is the Ikea version of the 'kitchen table,' what's the high end look like? Will you have to assemble this one? Will all the computer chips and screws actually be included? Or will you have to run to the store ten times to get...Show More Summary
For years IKEA has been working hard at creating furniture designs that are cheap to produce, easy to assemble, and will pack neatly into a cardboard box. Now they're putting that ingenuity to work designing for some of the people who need it most: displaced persons living in refugee camps around the world. READ MORE »
Here's how to make the most of the succulents on your patio - Sunset Building Ikea furniture could help improve your relationship - Curbed Learn how to keep your potted plants looking healthy - Real Simple Find these 8 superstylish decor...Show More Summary
Last night, I snuggled under my Ikea comforter and counted my blessings for good friendships, lots of laughs and an evening of dancing my heart out.
It's often joked that Ikea's labyrinthine stores and hard-to-assemble furniture can ruin relationships (see: Tina Fey and James Marsden's Ikea-induced fight on 30 Rock). But according to a new Wall Street Journal report, the struggles of tackling Ikea as...
Finding inspiration in the process.
What will the world be like in 2025? How will the kitchen of the future adapt to that world? Those are the questions that Ikea's Concept Kitchen 2025 hopes to answer. Developed in collaboration with design firm IDEO London and students...Show More Summary
One trip to IKEA (and maybe an Amazon order for the USB hub) and this monitor stand can live on your desk, charging your devices, offering easy to reach USB ports, and making your display just a little more ergonomic all at the same time. Here’s what you’ll need to build it. Read more...
Everyone knows that a trip to IKEA (or any oversized furniture store) is a stress test for a relationship. To avoid breaking up over a heated discussion about rugs, IKEA spokesperson Janice Simonsen suggests dividing your trip into two parts: major purchases and accessories. Read more...
In a surprise to absolutely no one, Ikea, the furniture company that jokingly refers to certain products as "husband killers," is bad for relationships. According to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, relationship experts say that a trip to Ikea will lead to an argument. Show More Summary
A couple shops at an Ikea store in Chengdu, China —Photo by Liu Jin/Getty Images It's often joked that Ikea's labyrinthine stores and hard-to-assemble furniture can ruin relationships (see: Tina Fey and James Marsden's Ikea-induced fight on 30 Rock). But...
Combining elements of IKEA ingenuity and their own classic line of modular toys, Meccano (makers of Erector Sets) is now offering a new type of do-it-yourself...
Is your IKEA sofa feeling generic or you're longing for a new one but don't really need one? There's no need to throw the baby out with the bathwater when you can make a tweak or two to change up the look and customize your sofa to your tastes. Here are five ideas you can try to revamp and refresh yours... READ MORE »
We're one big step closer to self-assembling furniture. The post Self-Assembling Table Doesn’t Need Ikea’s Stupid Wrench appeared first on WIRED.
A short while ago we announced our new Partner program. The basic idea is simple: You can get access to all of the materials that we have created and refined over the years with clients like LEGO, Microsoft, IKEA and Shell and use them to go create happy workplaces. You can use all of these … Continue reading We now have Woohoo Partners in 10 countries ?
Hardware stores aren’t the only retail establishments that pose an existential threat to domestic partnerships. Mega-home-store IKEA can also be a treacherous place, where the issues in a relationship surface as you search for items to fill your home together, then get them home and assemble them. Show More Summary
A year or so before my boyfriend and I started dating, I moved from Manhattan to Brooklyn and asked him as a friend to come over and help me build my IKEA bed frame. It wasn't necessarily a project I needed help with — I'd built the Expedit bookshelf entirely... More »
What will our kitchens be like in ten years? How will food delivery, storage, cooking and waste management change? IKEA has some predictions: they imagine a world of megacities, small-home living, water and energy scarcity and much more expensive food. (On the plus side, your food will easily arrive at your home via drones and self-driven vehicles.) READ MORE »
Interactive cooktops and drought-friendly dishwashers.The future is bright and Doomsday-ready. There always seem to be two potential futures: In one, we have Marty McFly flying around on hoverboards like everything's wonderful. In the other, we have Katniss Evergreen slitting throats for the world's last Manwich. Which one will it be? Read Full Story
IKEA recently released a new concept video showing off the kitchen of the future. The concept shows how your kitchen may look in the future. On the video, the tabletop is basically full of holographic information. It can also show recipes right on the tabletop. Take a look at the video below.… Read More