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Ikea thinks in 2025 we'll be cooking on tables that project recipes and more

Ikea thinks in 2025 we'll be cooking on tables that project recipes and more

By 20 April 2015

Ikea dreamed up a concept kitchen for this year's Milan design week, giving the world a look at how Ikea products - combined with realistic technology - could revolutionise how we cook up dinner in 2025. Ikea put the concept, called Ikea Temporary, on... >>

Ikea brings wireless charging furniture to the UK as part of new 'Home Smart' plan

Ikea brings wireless charging furniture to the UK as part of new 'Home Smart' plan

By 1 March 2015

Swedish home furnishing retailer Ikea has unleashed a range of furniture with built-in wireless charging spots. The range will be soon available in the UK, and the idea is that it should conveniently help you charge your mobile devices while at home.... >>

Tell a housemate to clean up with Ikea's new Emoticons keyboard app

Tell a housemate to clean up with Ikea's new Emoticons keyboard app

By 11 February 2015

Ikea has just launched a new product, but it's not a dresser or home entertainment center. It's an app. A keyboard app for emoticons. The whole idea, according to Ikea, is that men and women have difficulty communicating with each other, especially when... >>

Unreal Engine 4 made this Paris apartment look better than an Ikea catalogue

Unreal Engine 4 made this Paris apartment look better than an Ikea catalogue

By 29 January 2015

Talk to any gamer for more than a minute, and you'll quickly learn that most of them are total geeks for spectacular visual graphics. That said, we think a new tech demo called Unreal Paris, created using the latest Unreal Engine, will blow their minds.... >>

IKEA solar panels go on sale in UK, will hit all 17 stores within 10 months

IKEA solar panels go on sale in UK, will hit all 17 stores within 10 months

By 30 September 2013

Swedish housewares giant IKEA has begun selling solar panel packages to customers in the UK. The retailer has long-touted going green, and has even used solar power for its own stores, but now it wants customers to go green with them. IKEA has announced... >>

Ikea will use AR within its app to help customers find the perfect furniture fit

Ikea will use AR within its app to help customers find the perfect furniture fit

By 5 August 2013

Home furnishing retailer Ikea is planning an update for its iOS and Android apps that will allow customers to fit furniture in their home before ordering. Using augmented reality, customers can place up-to 90 products in the room virtually for size, shape,... >>

IkeaBot: The robot that puts together Ikea furniture for you

IkeaBot: The robot that puts together Ikea furniture for you

By 16 May 2013

Students at MIT in the US have created the IkeaBot, a robot capable of putting together Ikea furniture on its own without the help of us humans. The first autonomous robotic system to assemble a piece of IKEA furniture, the prototype bots are so far... >>

Ikea Uppleva is a TV, TV stand, MP3 player and more

Ikea Uppleva is a TV, TV stand, MP3 player and more

By 18 April 2012

Ikea has announced that it is breaking away from just offering furniture with funny names to launching a TV with a funny name. The company, presumably upset that its designers can't work out how to create a piece of furniture that works around your current... >>

Ikea launches personalised 3D bedrooms on YouTube

Ikea launches personalised 3D bedrooms on YouTube

By 8 September 2011

Ikea has taken Facebook connectivity to a whole new level with a specially designed YouTube video that allows you to create 3D bedrooms based on your Facebook profile. The video reminds us slightly of Intel's Museum of Me, but that's no bad thing as both... >>

IKEA kitchen of the future is alive!

IKEA kitchen of the future is alive!

By 17 August 2010

IKEA, or to use its snappier title, Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd, has designed a kitchen of the future based on the results of an independently commissioned study. It revealed that, by 2040, the kitchen will be alive, reading our moods, automatically... >>