IKEA Parody Product Manuals of Items That Don’t Work

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By now, most of the world has experienced IKEA. The amusement park of flat-packed furnishings from Sweden is prime material for parody and the latest, from visual artist Domenic Bahmann, is a series of hilarious manuals representing pieces that don’t work. (more…)

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IKEA Offers Kids Quarantine Fun Forts!

IKEA Kids Quarantine Forts

IKEA’s marketing regardless of country is consistently clever, as you may recall from some of our previous IKEA posts. Such is the case with this cute little campaign to help keep restless kids occupied at home during the quarantine, constructing forts and tents using IKEA products. (more…)

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IKEA Real Life Series Living Rooms: Friends, The Simpsons & Stranger Things

IKEA Real Life Series Living Rooms

IKEA Real Life Series living rooms. What fun! To promote their living room furniture and accessories IKEA has recreated the recognizable living rooms of Fox’s The Simpsons, NBC’s Friends and Netflix’s Stranger Things and populated them with actual furnishings available from their store. (more…)

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Swedish Landscapes: Paintings of an IKEA Experience.

Anyone who has ever shopped at an IKEA knows that it’s not merely a trip to the store, but a trip into the Twilight Zone. That’s one reason why I’m so smitten with these oil paintings by Rikki Niehaus. Her ongoing series, Swedish Landscapes, are paintings of a single subject inside Swedish retailer IKEA that capture the surreal experience. (more…)

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