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Ikea's New Furniture Will Charge Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

Thanks to Ikea, it seems like the concept of a "smart house" is getting even smarter. No longer will you have to reach for a cord or trip over a charg...

How To Make Your Ikea Chair The Ultimate Sled

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.24.2015 | HuffPost Home

The ultimate sled is sitting in your home right now -- literally.

IKEA Emoticons Are Here!

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

IKEA clearly works wonders on a home... but who knew it could work wonders on a text? Now, if you need to tell your roommate to pick up her shoes o...

Putting Together Ikea Furniture Sucks So Much, These Guys Made A Video Game About It

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.30.2015 | HuffPost Home

Another day, another round of complaints about the FML experience that is assembling IKEA furniture. Luckily, our frustration is understood far and...

IKEA Will Soon Serve Vegan Meatballs

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste

Now animal-lovers won't have to shop hungry?

What I Learned About Parenting at IKEA

Raluca State | Posted 01.23.2015 | Parents
Raluca State

My kids ran into that playroom and straight for that ball pit. We stood by the window for a moment, watching quietly, a smile on our faces. Then we realized we only had an hour to shop in peace and were wasting it at that window. So we slowly walked away, shopping list in hand.

Spanish Ikea Ad Reminds Parents What Their Kids Need The Most

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.24.2014 | Parents

Ikea Spain released a warm and fuzzy holiday commercial that has an important message. Titled "The Other Letter," the ad brings together kids from ...

Nine Rules for Effective Online Content

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Design improvements are usually implemented incrementally, even granularly. Over time, however, the look and feel of advertising can evolve significantly when based on data that fuel content optimization: test, learn, apply.

9 Times IKEA Won Everything In 2014

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

Swedish retailer IKEA is known for making furniture that is fun, functional and pretty inexpensive. But the company's also known for its good will and...

IKEA Threw It Way Back With Their 'New' Retro Collection

Retro Renovation | Posted 12.05.2014 | HuffPost Home

Cheap, cheerful and mid-century authentic, get to it: Ikea recently reissued 26 pieces of furniture and accessory designs from Ikea catalogs from the...

Climate Change This Week: the Pepsi Hijack, Cooling Mirrors, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.31.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. An Inspiring Conversation on Addressing Climate Change National Scientific Adviso...

How To Get A Free Meal At IKEA This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 11.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

With everyone else out trying to find the best Black Friday deals at malls and big-box stores, it might be a great day to go to IKEA. Really. IKEA's n...

One Man's Experience At IKEA Shows Germany's Problems With Race

The Huffington Post | Tobias Fülbeck | Posted 11.19.2014 | Black Voices

A 32 year-old German man wrote an article for the "Süddeutsche Zeitung” (South German Times) that has many Germans abuzz. The author calls himself ...

The Rottenest City On The Pacific Coast

Findery | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Findery

Originally established as a "pleasure town", Chief Justice of the US, Earl Warren, dubbed Emeryville as "the rottenest city on the Pacific Coast" in...

The 9 Absolute Truths Only Home Decorating Addicts Know

Hometalk | Posted 01.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

When your guests tell you that your home is beautiful, do you nod appreciatively, even though you're not quite satisfied? Do you find your heart racing every time you pass a West Elm?

Retailers, Bankers and Democrats Agree

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Income inequality is killing the economy. Retailers, bankers and Democrats agree on that. Really. It's only Republicans who continue to insist that income inequality is great.

Here's What Happened To McNulty After 'The Wire'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.06.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

There is a famous scene in "The Wire" where detective Jimmy McNulty encounters a struggle in his apartment, namely in the form of an IKEA bed. It was ...

Incredibly Smart Mirror Gives Spot-On Compliments, Reminds Us We're All Truly Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.03.2014 | Good News

What a sweet talker. This mirror on display in an Ikea store in Wembley, London, is telling shoppers how fabulous they are by doling out tailored c...

The Unexpected Thing You Can Now Buy At IKEA

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

If you visit us here at HuffPost Home even on occasion, you know we hold two things in high regard: Our (unapologetic) love for IKEA -- because, well,...

How To Kill It at IKEA, As Told by a Professional Assembler and Personal Shopper

Brad Hines | Posted 11.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Brad Hines

As a personal shopper and IKEA furniture assembler on Taskrabbit, I am no stranger to purchasing and assembling the popular quasi-disposable-but-oddly-cheery furniture. Here are my conclusions, that I wish I'd known a long time ago.

Ikea Shows Off Its New Catalog With An Apple Parody

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business

Ikea Singapore unveiled its latest cutting-edge invention in a new ad this week. World, meet the Ikea "bookbook." "The first thing to note ...

Most Of The Pics In Ikea's Catalog Are Computer Generated

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business

Some of those picturesque still-life scenes in Ikea catalogs aren’t real. Up to 75 percent of the Ikea products are computer-generated images, ac...

We Went to IKEA

Jan Folkertsma Schichtel | Posted 10.28.2014 | Chicago
Jan Folkertsma Schichtel

I had come to IKEA expecting to have a European experience. It was, instead, an affirmation of so much of what we take for granted as Americans: low prices, lots of choices, and mindless indulgence in the face of potential safety hazards.

All Your Wildest IKEA Dreams Just Came True

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.22.2014 | Travel

Holy HEMNES, this is awesome. IKEA, already every Chinese shopper's and American toddler's favorite napping destination, has announced it will be o...

That Time I Spent $100 On An IKEA Stuffed Cat

Lauren Stevens | Posted 10.13.2014 | Parents
Lauren Stevens

It's a scenario parents across the world have faced: their child imprints on an object, usually a stuffed toy or blanket, and that item disappears, causing sleepless nights and many a tear (until a convincing replacement is acquired). But what if the object your child takes to is one of a kind, or discontinued?