Spending the day at Ikea is a fun treat in the best of times, a relationship-destroying nightmare in the worst. For one Airbus designer, though, following the yellow arrows around the bins of votive candles and wall hooks was a breakthrough moment.
I'll admit it: I love what IKEA's been up to lately. They're making high-tech however affordable desks. They're reissuing simple but sophisticated midcentury modern designs. And now, they're bringing a whole slew of drop dead gorgeous furniture to the United States, much of which is made of solid wood. I love it.
Living in Los Angeles as a car guy typically means either being wealthy enough to afford a garage (i.e. Jay Leno) or flexible enough to wrench in an AutoZone parking lot. Alas, Jack Olsen's managed to find an incredible compromise.
An IKEA car sounds like a joke or marketing stunt, but the quirky Swedish furniture maker's got a website touting the just-moments-before-April 1st unveiling of the IKEA Leko Concept. Yeah, we get it.
With typical Swedish understatement, furniture giant Ikea has decided to forego brandishing a fleet of conspicuous Prii and replace their corporate fleet (at least in the UK) with Civic Hybrids. They've also decided to hand out 60,000 energy-efficient bulbs to around 9,600 employees in an effort to make energy…
While Philly may stand immortal as the East Coast's City of Brotherly Love, Beantown's vying hard for the City of Corporate Synergy title. Swedish furnishings despot Ikea and share-the-weath auto-leaser Zipcar have teamed up to give urban Boston dwellers a shot at the Rotera, the Ektorp and other oddly-named items…