Here's why Ikea's great innovation was foisting furniture assembly onto its customers
31.01.2022 17:59:19
David Pescovitz
Here's why Ikea's great innovation was foisting furniture assembly onto its customers
The "Ikea effect" is a cognitive bias in which you overestimate the value of something that you had a hand in creating. It's why people try to sell their used IKEA furniture on Craigslist for way more than any reasonable person would pay. — Read the rest
Pinterest augmented reality expands from beauty products to furniture
31.01.2022 15:47:32
Ben Lovejoy
Pinterest augmented reality expands from beauty products to furniture
It’s almost exactly two years since the first Pinterest augmented reality feature, allowing users to virtually try on different shades of lipstick – which followed a demo of the tech back in 2017. The company has now added a new AR feature, letting you see ho…
7 Outdoor Furniture Ideas Because It Won’t Be Winter Forever
31.01.2022 20:00:00
Sarah Lyon
7 Outdoor Furniture Ideas Because It Won’t Be Winter Forever
We get it—decorating your indoor living space is challenging, so psyching yourself for decisions about your outdoor space may not be the easiest task. Throw in some snow and frost, and well, you've got the beginnings of a nightmare. But before you say that it…
This minimalist furniture set can keep your stuff germ-free and charge your phones, too
31.01.2022 19:15:26
JC Torres
This minimalist furniture set can keep your stuff germ-free and charge your phones, too
This minimalist furniture set can keep your stuff germ-free and charge your phones, tooMinimalist-looking furniture doesn’t always mean they serve a single purpose only, especially if they can hide their other functions in plain sight. There are quite...
Groupon, Moderna, Knightscope - Reuters
31.01.2022 17:07:00
Groupon, Moderna, Knightscope - Reuters
The tech-heavy Nasdaq rose nearly 2% on Monday, but was still on track for its worst ever start to the year as investors shied away from stocks with lofty valuations amid aggressive rate hike bets and geopolitical tensions.
Muuto Updates the Fiber Chair Family With a New 80% Recycled Material
31.01.2022 14:00:38
Kelly Beall
Muuto Updates the Fiber Chair Family With a New 80% Recycled Material
The updated Fiber Chair Family by Muuto is made of recycled plastic that uses a minimum of 80% recycled material + FSC-certified wood fibers.
10 Upcycled Furniture Projects to Make and Sell
31.01.2022 14:00:13
Samantha Lile
10 Upcycled Furniture Projects to Make and Sell
Reduce waste and create a more sustainable future in a growing niche with upcycled furniture projects to make and sell for fun or profit.
Examples of Automated Furniture and Fixtures Built with Motion Control Products
31.01.2022 14:00:00
Rain Noe
Examples of Automated Furniture and Fixtures Built with Motion Control Products
Progressive Automations manufactures motion control products, and sells them with no minimum order quantities. If you're designing something for small-batch production, or a custom shop building a one-off, or a DIY'er looking to add automation to a project, y…
Intg designs Korean bank lounge with
31.01.2022 16:36:06
Jane Englefield
Intg designs Korean bank lounge with "floating meeting room"
Local design studio Intg has created minimalist interiors for a Seoul bank lounge that are informed by the typology of traditional Korean architecture.
Give your DIY + IKEA furniture a longer life using tools that guides users to drill the perfect holes
30.01.2022 18:45:59
Shawn McNulty-Kowal
Give your DIY + IKEA furniture a longer life using tools that guides users to drill the perfect holes
Give your DIY + IKEA furniture a longer life using tools that guides users to drill the perfect holesCam & Dowel Jig is a collection of preset jigs and various tools that are designed to help guide users through designing and constructing their...
This cat couch features a folding mechanism that’s designed to keep living spaces fur free
30.01.2022 23:30:43
Shawn McNulty-Kowal
This cat couch features a folding mechanism that’s designed to keep living spaces fur free
This cat couch features a folding mechanism that’s designed to keep living spaces fur freeCat Couch is a foldable couch designed to be human-centered and feline-friendly for cohabitation living spaces. Even when we buy furniture for our cats, there’s...
An opera designer’s Brighton home hits the high notes
30.01.2022 07:30:15
Serena Fokschaner
An opera designer’s Brighton home hits the high notes
There’s no central heating and sea gales make the windows rattle, but this set and costume designer’s home is packed with dramatic touches – some straight from the stageFor 40 years this Brighton apartment, set on an elm-shaded, stucco-fronted square in the c…