All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘IKEA’

Jennifer Lawrence and Boyfriend Buy a House

Actress Jennifer Lawrence and beau Nicholas Hoult reportedly bought a house in London, after looking at properties in the area for the past few weeks. Lawrence, 23, and Hoult, 24, met on the set of X-Men: First Class in 2011, and are again starring together in director Bryan Singer’s upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past. Hoult’s sister Clarista commented that …

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IKEA Proves More Terrifying Than Outer Space in This Superb ‘Gravity’ Spoof

Lost. Disconnected from all you love. A harsh, unforgiving landscape. No, it’s not the outer space depicted in the hit film Gravity. It’s your local IKEA. In space, no one can hear you scream. In IKEA, it wouldn’t matter if you did. Daniel Hubbard is your Clooney and Alex Viola is your Bullock. Check out the truly terrifying trailer for …

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IKEA to Sell Solar Panels to Customers in the UK

IKEA may be known for its moderately priced, Swedish-inspired furniture – but the company also devotes a large portion of their time to sustainability practices. And starting soon, the company will sell solar panels directly to customers in the UK. Reuters reports that the panels should come to all of its 17 UK-based stores within the next 10 months. The …

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IKEA Uses Augmented Reality to Show You How Furniture Will Look in Your House

The new 2014 IKEA catalog app is debuting a new augmented reality feature that lets users see how certain pieces of furniture will look in their homes. All you have to do is scan one of the select item pages, throw your catalog on the floor and use your mobile device to project an image of what it will look …

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IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad Steps Down, Leaves Son in Charge

Swedish furniture manufacturer IKEA this week announced that company founder Ingvar Kamprad has stepped down from the company’s board of directors. As the 87-year-old Kamprad steps down, so has IKEA’s 70-year-old chairman, Per Ludvigsson. Kamprad’s son, Mathias Kamprad, has been appointed the new chairman of the board of Inter IKEA Holding SA. “I feel honoured and excited about my new …

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IKEA Pillow Google Translates to ‘Cuddle Rape’

What happens when you type the name of a certain style of pillow from IKEA into Google Translate? Well, something interesting, that’s what. Redditor 3rxx noticed that the Google translation for the IKEA pillow collection “Gosa Raps” is “Cuddle Rape.” Yes, cuddle rape. You can try it for yourself, it checks out. Before you start to think that IKEA is …

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Those Aren’t Real Houses, Silly! Guy Throws Party in IKEA Demo Room

I’d be lying if I said I never thought about what it would be like to actually live in an IKEA. I think everyone has at some point. Dozens of different rooms decorated with stylish Scandinavian furniture, TVs, kitchens, and bathrooms – it’s all there! This guy decided to make one of the demo rooms his own by staging an …

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IKEA Launches UPPLEVA, the Clutter Free and Stylish TV

IKEA just introduced UPPLEVA, a completely new range that integrates smart TV and a sound system with furniture. UPPLEVA brings beauty and functionality to the living room by eliminating the web of wires that diminish the ambiance of many living rooms. You can purchase UPPLEVA in Stockholm, Milan, Paris, Gdansk and Berlin in June 2012. During autumn 2012 UPPLEVA is …

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