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Tom Dixon’s Delaktig Collection is Inspired by Ikea Hacking

Tom Dixon’s Delaktig Collection is Inspired by Ikea Hacking

Tom Dixon has collaborated with Ikea on the Delaktig Collection, a bed that can be transformed through a series of add-ons.

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February 1, 2018

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Indigenous Fashion Incubator and Ikea Collaborate on a Salvaged Textiles Collection

Indigenous Fashion Incubator and Ikea Collaborate on a Salvaged Textiles Collection

Toronto’s Setsuné Indigenous Fashion Incubator has created a limited edition collection of textiles for Ikea, made from upcycled Ikea materials.

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June 7, 2017

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Sweden’s Ikea Museum Features a Four-Storey Ball Slide, Plus Other Playful Installations

Sweden’s Ikea Museum Features a Four-Storey Ball Slide, Plus Other Playful Installations

Swedish studio Form Us With Love is behind three fun spaces at a new museum dedicated to the furniture giant and its iconic products.

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March 3, 2017

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Wellness by Design: Ikea’s Concept Kitchen

Wellness by Design: Ikea’s Concept Kitchen

With a table that tells you how to cook with the ingredients at hand and a pantry that puts fresh produce front and centre, Ikea Sweden’s Concept Kitchen 2025 nurtures healthier, and less wasteful, eating habits.

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October 10, 2015

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Ikea Versus the Furniture Hackers

Ikea Versus the Furniture Hackers

Big brands go to great lengths to shut down copycats and knock-off manufacturers. But Ikea misfires when it goes after the designers who hack its products to make them more customizable.

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February 9, 2015

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From Ikea to Art

From Ikea to Art

Toronto architects and designers have transformed items from the Ikea showroom into unique objects for the Design Exchange’s fundraiser auction.

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November 16, 2012

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What’s On: ExhibitIKEA in Toronto

What’s On: ExhibitIKEA in Toronto

At the opening of an installation where the brand’s ubiquitous Swedish furnishings have been recast by four Toronto designers, visitors stood wide-eyed with jaws dropped asking “Is this really Ikea?”

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August 18, 2011

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Holiday 2018: Practical Gifts for Architects and Designers

Holiday 2018: Practical Gifts for Architects and Designers

The waste associated with the holidays can weigh down the seasonal spirit. We’ve rounded up practical gifts that are as functional as they are thoughtful – sure be both used and appreciated.

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8 days ago

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10 Exhibitions Around the World To Keep You Inspired

10 Exhibitions Around the World To Keep You Inspired

Because architects and designers are not immune to the winter doldrums, here are 10 must-see exhibitions around the world that will broaden your horizons – all the way to the moon.

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November 6, 2018

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The Future of Retail, with Canadian Furniture Startups Article and EdB

The Future of Retail, with Canadian Furniture Startups Article and EdB

Vancouver’s Article and Montreal’s Élément de Base are two digital-first Canadian furniture brands shaking up the retail model – and the way in which products are typically designed, made and delivered. 

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October 15, 2018

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