Browsing the "Ikea" Tag

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Sawyer Cycles Builds a Flat-pack Chopper-style IKEA Bicycle

We’re a flat-pack generation, but we still want to feel like we have something cool, stylish, and uniquely “us” whenever we make a big purchase. If Dutch artist Jurgen Kuipers gets his way, we’ll soon have a cool, stylish, flat-back bicycle with plenty of opportunities to customize the thing and make it uniquely ours. Jurgen’s calling his “IKEA bicycle” design the Sawyer Cycles chopper, and it’s brilliant!

August 23rd

Video: Flat-pack Sandwichbike is Your Awesome DIY Thing of the Week

he Sandwichbike was introduced during the 2013 Salone del Mobile, with promises that the company will start producing the bikes sometime this year. Made from two wooden panels, this renewable-material and fully-recyclable bicycle was “inspired” by IKEA’s concept of flat packing products for home assembly to keep retail costs down.

June 2nd

Ikea to Host ECOtality's Charging Stations

Ikea, the world’s largest furniture retailer with a demonstrated interest in sustainability and environmental responsibility, has partnered with ECOtality, Inc. to bring Blink EV charging stations to 10 cities throughout the western United States by Fall 2011. ECOtality will be in charge of installation and “ongoing charger operations”; IKEA’s role is to prepare the host […]

July 20th