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IKEA's new collection for 'today's nomadic youth' has everyone very confused

IKEA's new collection for 'today's nomadic youth' has everyone very confused Looks like today's youth are into some funky patterns, if you believe IKEA.The store known for both its furniture and onsite meatballs, has teamed up with British fashion designer Kit Neale to create a new collection, named SPRIDD, aimed towards a group they describe as "modern nomads living on their own terms.

An idea inspired by Ikea turned shopping bags into this ultra-lightweight backpack

An idea inspired by Ikea turned shopping bags into this ultra-lightweight backpack “I saw a [Reddit] post talking about how strong the Ikea bag material was,” he said, “and I also liked the crazy idea of walking around with an Ikea backpack.” The material itself is water-resistant, but Nodland said he didn’t waterproof the seams.

Ikea’s Better Shelter goes from flat pack kit to functioning relief shelter

Ikea’s Better Shelter goes from flat pack kit to functioning relief shelter To help with the growing refugee problem across the globe, the Scandinavian do-it-yourself furniture giant Ikea unveiled what it calls the Better Shelter project.Thus far, Ikea has hoped to make its Better Shelter’s cheaper and sturdier than the traditional shelters doled out by the United Nations.

Trump thinks something terrible happened in Sweden and now the internet can't stop making IKEA jokes

Trump thinks something terrible happened in Sweden and now the internet can't stop making IKEA jokes The U.S.

IKEA releases plans for a spherical garden you can build with tons of plywood and lot of patience

IKEA releases plans for a spherical garden you can build with tons of plywood and lot of patience If you've ever wanted to kill everything around you while building something from IKEA, imagine trying to build this awesome garden: The Denmark-based company Space10, which is supported by IKEA, has released instructions on how to build The Growroom, an incredible wooden spherical garden for people living in urban spaces.According to Space10, "The overlapping slices ensure that water and light can reach the vegetation on each level, without reaching the visitor within and thereby functions as a growth activator for the vegetation and shelter for the visitor.

Believe it or not, those are IKEA shelves

Believe it or not, those are IKEA shelves This IKEA hack will awaken the math nerd in you.Japanese artist and architect Takayoshi Kitagawa has created parabolic shelves out of simple, modular IKEA shelving to decorate his childhood home.

IKEA ends all furniture fights with this simple solution

IKEA ends all furniture fights with this simple solution But, IKEA might have created a genius solution that could bring peace to households the world over.The "wedge dowel" is the brainchild of three engineers working in the IKEA prototype lab in Älmhult, Sweden.

Ikea India's parental leave policy leaves most U.S. companies in the dust

Ikea India's parental leave policy leaves most U.S. companies in the dust Ikea India just made its already great maternity leave policy even better.To sweeten the already improved policy, new mothers can then work half days for an additional 16 weeks once they return to work.

Ikea wants to put your whole house online. But for goodness' sake why?

Ikea wants to put your whole house online. But for goodness' sake why? If a botnet comprised of Ikea smart home devices ever knocks out the internet, at least you'll know it's been done with Swedish efficiency.On Tuesday, the homewares company announced it would be continuing the trend of connecting inanimate objects to the internet as part of its Ikea Home Smart project.

People are pretty unamused by Ikea's latest April Fool's prank

People are pretty unamused by Ikea's latest April Fool's prank Swedish furniture giant Ikea is pretty well known for its in-store kids' playground, with its colourful plastic products and multitude of toys.So when Ikea Singapore announced that they were scrapping it in favour of digital tablet stations, people got pretty pissed.

Guy sneaks a fake 'Relationship Saving Station' into Ikea

Guy sneaks a fake 'Relationship Saving Station' into Ikea A trip to Ikea with your significant other can be the ultimate test.It's hard to determine just how many relationships have perished while shopping for a new couch.

Hold onto your Expedit: Ikea restaurants are coming

Hold onto your Expedit: Ikea restaurants are coming You were there for the meatballs.8 billion dollars worth of food in 2016 and 30 percent of Ikea Food's customers are there solely to chow down.

Ikea is 'deeply flattered' by this $2,145 high fashion homage to their humble tote

Ikea is 'deeply flattered' by this $2,145 high fashion homage to their humble tote Cheap things that are made to look expensive may be acceptable cultural cache in 2017, but not the other way around.Hence, the current online laughter in the serious, pouty face of high fashion brand, Balenciaga.

Ikea responds back with sass to Balenciaga's copycat tote bag

Ikea responds back with sass to Balenciaga's copycat tote bag Last week, high fashion brand Balenciaga had the audacity to sell a copycat version of Ikea's $0.The internet laughed, we were appalled, and everyone questioned this thing we call "fashion.

The Ikea shopping bag madness continues. This time with a hat.

The Ikea shopping bag madness continues. This time with a hat. Today in stuff you don't need: a hat made from the Ikea shopping tote you filled with frozen KÖTTBULLAR last week.When Balenciaga unveiled a $2,145 version of Ikea's blue $0.

IKEA sent out a mysterious survey and what in the name of eftersökt are they planning?!

IKEA sent out a mysterious survey and what in the name of eftersökt are they planning?! Ikea, what in the name of eftersökt are you planning?The design store — where roughly a bajillion millennials have purchased a build-it-yourself cabinet and whatever a "frakta" is — recently released an online survey that asks respondents what they want from an artificially intelligent assistant.

IKEA's New Micro-Living Collection Inspired by Mars Mission

IKEA's New Micro-Living Collection Inspired by Mars Mission Sure, it would be great to forget all your troubles, forget all your cares and move to Mars.The Swedish retailer joined NASA and students from Lund University School of Industrial Design to “use space knowledge for a better everyday life on Earth.

Ikea and NASA are partnering on furniture that’s out of this world

Ikea and NASA are partnering on furniture that’s out of this world Why it matters to you Say what you will about Ikea, but it's certainly pretty innovative.Setting up Ikea furniture may be difficult, but it’s not rocket science … or is it?