Pin it When Alexia purchased her first house, she got all of the freedom and joy that come with homeownership as well as some very '80s bathroom tile. With a trip to IKEA, some lucky finds and some smartly shopped tile, Alexia was able to create a soothing space on a budget. READ MORE »
IKEA makes it pretty easy to put together their imported particle board furniture. You open the box, find the instructions, grab the tiny wrench, and go to town. Three hours and several beers later, you're done. Until you realize that the bookcase defies gravity, or that table legs generally don't point upward. Show More Summary
If you’re going to purchase a $19,500 3D-printed faucet, you'll likely want to try it out before you buy. You can do that at Pirch, a retail chain that sells luxury home and bath appliances in massive showrooms. Like Ikea, the products at Pirch are organized into small, life-like displays, called vignettes. Show More Summary
Pin it Name: R (1.5 years) Location: Denver, Colorado So I’m not a decorator...like at all. But before the birth of my first child, I wanted to do a nursery. We didn’t know the gender so the room needed to be neutral. READ MORE »
Pin it We're all about the goings-on inside of your closet, but sometimes the outside needs a little love and attention. Anne hits all of the functionality & beauty buttons with her new closet. She not only had the closet fixed to fit the space and her needs, she added some gorgeous color and pattern to her spare room. READ MORE »
Pin it This is such a fun IKEA hack! We've seen plenty of ways to dress up a Billy, but this kid & storage friendly upgrade is a nice mix of style and function. Skill Level: Easy Time Required: 3 Days Project Cost: £40/$58 READ MORE...
IKEA, famed Swedish retailer after our own hearts, is taking a giant leap forward in the sustainability department. The chain has announced its goal to be “all in” to have a net positive impact on the environment with a multi-pronged strategy of renewable energy investments, energy efficiency techniques, emissions reductions in the supply chain. Show More Summary
When a company decides to use a foreign or made up name for their brand they know people are going to mispronounce the name, and they're usually okay with that. Mispronunciation leads to discussion about the brand which is a form of free advertisement, and as long as consumers can find the store and spend their money nothing else matters. Show More Summary
Obvious Plant is the ongoing pranking project by Jeff Wysaski. He creates high-quality looking products that are slightly twisted in public venues, like an IKEA store, a library, and a bookstore. For his latest prank, Wysaski made framed motivational posters, similar to those commonly used to decorate corporate offices cheaply and inoffensively. Show More Summary
One London company thinks so We've written about applications for virtual reality technology in real estate sales and in the development of the kitchen of the future (we're looking at you, Ikea), but what of the implications for VR technology...Show More Summary
Embryos suspended in lattes, skin cells tucked in Ikea cabinets, the human genome mapped by Google and sequenced on an Akai MPC. The human story: not read, but passed down through adspeak, everything-time exploited for $$$, the “Instantly...Show More Summary
For anyone who's ever tried to assemble IKEA furniture, or something like it, here's an opportunity to truly relate to Homer Simpson. The couch gag for "The Simpsons" season finale Sunday pitted the cartoon pop against a deconstructed...Show More Summary
It's okay. We've all been there, Homer. For people who have faced the darkest demons of their own domesticity—their willingness to forsake the endless splendor of the natural world for three bedrooms and two bathrooms in a reasonably...Show More Summary
If you were watching Game of Thrones, Fear the Walking Dead, The Preacher, or The Billboard Music Awards last night, as I would imagine covers a vast number of people, you may have missed The Simpsons. the couch gag was provided by Polish artist Michal Socha, and was rendered in the style of IKEA. Show More Summary
We've all seen the perfect co-sleeping stories, right? The bedding is top-quality Egyptian cotton... and totally bleach-clean white. There are often fairy lights hanging delicately from the wall. There is usually some sort of Ikea hack involved... Show More Summary
This Simpsons couch gag, which aired yesterday on FOX (May 22nd, 2016,) was created to look like an IKEA instruction manual by Polish artist Michal Socha. [Animation Domination]
Polish artist Michal Socha recently created an amusing couch gag for The Simpsons that was done in the style of an IKEA instruction manual. He showed exactly what you need to “build your own couch gag.” It appeared in the finale episode, “Orange Is the New Yellow,” that aired on FOX Sunday, May 22nd, 2016. […]
On last night's episode of The Simpsons, the couch gag was animator Michael Socha's excellent spoof of Ikea's instruction manuals.
The couch gag on last night Simpsons episode was illustrated in the style of an Ikea instruction manual. See also the Ikea instructions for making Dick in the Box. Tags: Ikea The Simpsons TV video
Bar carts save space and keep all your drink supplies handy, but can be expensive, if you find a good one. This one is easy on you wallet, totally customizable, and affordable. All it takes is a trip to IKEA and some supplies. Read more...