Browsing the "Ikea" Tag

IKEA To Start Selling Solar Panels In The UK

October 17th, 2013 | by Andrew Meggison

In a few short months, flat-packed solar panels will be sold at all 17 IKEA stores in the United Kingdom, and if the panels prove to be a hot seller, they could even find their way into American stores soon.


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

August 23rd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

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!


Self-Driving Cars Could Bring Sony, IKEA, And Others To Showrooms

August 12th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The traditional model of conventional automakers is being turned on its head by upstarts like Tesla Motors and tech companies like Google. The world is changing at a rapid pace, and unlikely allies are forming in between the automotive sector and other industries. One day you could end up in a self-driving Ford Taurus by


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

June 2nd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

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



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