It turns out all that Ikea furniture you've been self-assembling was just practice for the company's new line of pre-fab homes. Working with the US-based IdeaBox, the Swedish company helped design the aktiv, which of course comes filled with Ikea furniture.
If Robert van Embricqs worked in Ikea's design and engineering department, the company wouldn't have to worry about creating instructional videos for assembling its furniture. All his Rising Table needs is some heavy lifting and the pull of gravity.
The ongoing joke that Ikea's flat-pack furniture is confusingly complicated to assemble might be rendered moot now that the Swedish company is rolling out video assembly instructions that look considerably easier to follow than its printed manuals.
We don't know how long this has been going on or if it's new but we've never heard about it so HOLY CRAP you can buy Ikea products on Amazon right now! That's right, you can get Ikea's affordable furniture with the one click convenience of Amazon.
Ikea has to be the antithesis of art, right? Nothing you find in 80% of freshers dorms and my bedroom can be considered art. Or, you can hand it to photographer Carl Kleiner, and everything becomes beautiful.
Taeyoon Choi isn't at this Ikea, the second largest store location in the world, to buy a coffee table. He's not there for delicious meatballs and lingonberry sauce, either. He's in Ikea to create crazy-weird experimental noise machines.