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In the last few years, Ikea has shrugged off its false perception of a purveyor of cheap furniture and started selling some truly stunning stuff. For 2017, the Swedish flatpack furniture maker mixes classic and modern designs. But for every good-looking piece, there’s a terrible one that some poor college student is…
Only weeks after recalling 29 million dressers that killed three children, IKEA has issued another recall, this time for safety gates.
Rumors broke yesterday that Ikea was going to recall millions of dressers today. And they were right. But it’s not just the Malm, as we originally heard. Ikea is recalling 29 million dressers of all varieties in partnership with the US Product Safety Commission after the death of a 22-month-old child who was crushed…
Tomorrow Ikea will reportedly announce a recall of over 27 million Malm dressers. And shockingly, the Swedish furniture company is doing away with the piece of furniture altogether. Many versions of the Malm dresser were officially removed from the Ikea website today.
It can be hard to imagine how your place will look when you’ve remodelled it. But IKEA has a solution, with a new VR system being made available on Steam that will help you plan your kitchen.
The world mostly knows IKEA for its flatpack furniture and mediocre meatballs. In the past year, however, the company’s doubled down on a new category: gadgets. And you know what? They’re kind of awesome.
To stop all those $20 side tables from getting banged up, Ikea has to use a lot of polystyrene packaging every year. Unfortunately, polystyrene isn’t biodegradable, and people are bad at recycling, leaving Ikea looking for a better material to stick between sheets of ply.
The adult coloring book craze has swept across the world, with everything from TV shows to comic books getting the treatment lately. But now IKEA is joining in with a book that lets you therapeutically color in minimalist Swedish furniture. It’s probably less stressful than trying to put it together, at least.
IKEA’s head of sustainability reckons that western consumers are at the limit in terms of stuff they can actually buy, a situation he’s referred to as “peak home furnishings.”
Everybody loves to make fun of IKEA building furniture out of glorified cardboard. But IKEA’s future in building furniture out of hardwood is more solid than you’d think.
Your computer, your gaming console, even your cup of coffee—all of these objects in your house radiate heat, which promptly goes to waste. But what if your kitchen table or console cabinet contained the thermoelectric hardware to turn that heat into usable electricity?
Do you or someone you love (or at least give enough of a damn about to buy a holiday gift for) want to explore this whole “smart home” idea without buying into a whole ecosystem? There are plenty of ways to get started, but these gadgets seamlessly integrate into your current, IQ-challenged abode. Best of all, they’re…
Every year Ikea’s Soft Toys for Education campaign partners with UNICEF and Save the Children to help raise funds for schools, supplies, and other educational endeavors. And since it’s all about helping children, this year Ikea actually had them design the plush toys being sold for the campaign.
It’s that time of year again. Summer is ending, undergrads are flooding university campuses, and people are moving. When people move, a few things become mandatory, for example, pizza or some other reward for those who help you move.
Whether you embrace it with open arms or toss it in the trash as soon as it arrives, the Ikea catalog is one of the most widely distributed publications on earth. But to help reduce the environmental impact of all that paper, the company is now recycling old copies into cushion stuffing.
File this under bizarre: Fox Television will be adapting Grady Hendrix’s Horrorstör for the small screen. OC and Gossip Girl creator Josh Schwartz and playwright Michael Vukadinovich will be running the show.
Ikea bought 83,000 acres of forest last month. In April, Apple bought 36,000 acres. What’s the reasoning behind these retail giants buying their own forests? To manage them.