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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... >>

IKEA robotics in da house

IKEA robotics in da house

By 25 May 2010

Too tired to pull up a chair? One day, that chair may come to you. "IKEA Robotics", developed by NYU ITP student Adam Lassy, is a conceptual study on changing environments using IKEA furniture. For the ITP spring show, Lassy modified a table and chair... >>

VIDEO: IKEA launches basic iPhone app

VIDEO: IKEA launches basic iPhone app

By 3 December 2009

IKEA has announced the launch of its first iPhone app, available to download for free now in the UK. The app is boringly basic ("a clean and straightforward application that allows users to view the 2010 UK catalogue page by page") with the plan from... >>

IKEA launches Space Maker website

IKEA launches Space Maker website

By 19 August 2009

IKEA has launched a website that it hopes will let students plan the layouts of their rooms before they hit University, rather than cramming everything in messily. The Space Maker site contains plenty of furniture from the Swedish company, but also has... >>

Daily Tech Deal: Buy one give one free on SUNNAN solar lamps

Daily Tech Deal: Buy one give one free on SUNNAN solar lamps

By 1 June 2009

For today's tech deal we have a great idea from IKEA and UNICEF which may well help a little towards improving the quality of life of children in developing countries. For every SUNNAN solar powered lamp sold in IKEA stores worldwide, one lamp will be... >>


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