Ikea Stories April 15

Summer will be here before we know it and IKEA has stepped up its game with a new line of outdoor furniture. Not only is the entire line affordable but it also looks very luxurious. Kick back on a patio, porch, balcony, or deck with this new collection of stunning furniture. Whether you’re looking for sofas, dining tables, chaises or ottomans this new line has it all. Head below to find our top picks from IKEA’s new outdoor patio furniture.

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Ikea Stories January 18

If you look at Sonos and Ikea, the companies are quite different. While Sonos generally focused on higher-quality and higher-priced products, Ikea is known for its budget-friendly items. Last year, however, the two companies showed us a possible design for a budget speaker line. Now, Sonos and Ikea have confirmed that the Symfonisk line of smart speakers should be available in August.

The Symfonisk lineup of smart speakers will be built by Ikea but powered by Sonos, while being compatible with other speakers from the company. In a video outlined below, both Ikea and Sonos representatives spoke to what this line will represent: speakers built so you think about the sound, not how big the speaker is.

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Ikea Stories November 20, 2018

Black Friday is now just days away. Leading up to the year’s largest sale, we’re getting a look at what promotions IKEA plans to offer shoppers. The Swedish furniture company will be offering a wide range of discounts across its line of seating, storage and other home decor options. Head below to see some of the most notable discounts as well as the full ad scan.

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Ikea Stories August 17, 2018

Finding affordable vintage furniture can be almost impossible. However, IKEA has made it simple with its is new 75th anniversary collection. This throwback furniture line takes you back in time to the 50-60’s area of home design. The new collection is called “GRATULERA” and it features everything you need to add a modern appeal to your home. With a selection of their most popular products from three different time periods, the new items are set to release on three separate dates. The 50-60’s will be available this month, followed by the 70-80’s in October, and the 90-00’s in December. Keep scrolling to find our favorite items.

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Ikea Stories April 10, 2018

Ikea is known for “some assembly required” affordable furniture, but now, the housing megastore is selling Bluetooth speakers. Ikea literally made just about everything besides speakers before. I mean, you can walk into the store and buy everything, even the kitchen sink.

I have several Ikea items in my office/studio, from the company’s Alex drawer units to Linnmon desks, I love Ikea’s affordable home solutions. The Eneby Bluetooth speaker comes in two sizes and two colors, 8×8-inches or 12×12-inches, and either white or black fabric. But, what makes these speakers something to get? Let’s take a closer look.

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Ikea Stories February 16, 2018

When we first heard about the upcoming collaboration between IKEA and Teenage Engineering, it was a little curious. The boutique electronics/music production products coming out of the Teenage Engineering camp the last several years really didn’t suggest an IKEA feature was on the way. But the company’s intersting sense of minimalism and unique design approach certainly fit in with some of the sensibilities IKEA has always been known for.

The upcoming FREKVENS (translates to frequency) party product line from IKEA and TE is still somewhat mysterious, all things considered, but we did get a nice update and some new imagery courtesy of an official IKEA Instagram post today. expand full story

Ikea Stories April 16, 2015

Update (5/26 11:00am): IKEA’s new wireless charging furniture and accessories are now available for purchase in-store and online.

After months of rumors circulating, IKEA has officially taken the cover off its new line of wireless charging solutions for select smartphones, including iPhone. The popular home goods company has developed multiple products that integrate a power supply directly into its furniture.

IKEA has also created a system to bring wireless charging into existing furniture as well… expand full story

Ikea Stories February 14, 2015

expired50% off LED Light bulbs from IKEA

From now until Monday, you can save 50% on select LED lightbulbs from IKEA retail stores. You can choose from a wide assortment of bulb types and sizes. Most are available at store or online though online quantities seem to be selling out quickly.  

Ikea Stories October 23, 2014

At this point the benefits of standing over sitting are well documented. Still, the overwhelming majority of us continue to sit at our desks doing our best Quasimodo impression. And that’s not surprising since meaningful life changes rarely come easy.

The new Bekant desk from Ikea should make transitioning to a standing desk more realistic.  It is able to grow from standard sitting height to a towering standing desk with just the press of a button… expand full story

Ikea Stories July 21, 2014

At this point it’s extremely clear that LED bulbs should be in every light fixture in your house. They last longer (tens of thousands of hours) and use less power (up to 85%) than their incandescent counterparts. The clear environmental benefits coupled with the fact that LED prices have fallen off a cliff recently, have led to a worldwide phase-out of incandescent bulbs. In fact, you can regularly pick up a Philips LED bulb for under $10 a piece, but Ikea has shaken up the budget LED space by introducing its Ledare bulbs for just $4.95 each.

Ledare bulbs can’t be controlled by your iPhone like Philips Hue products or double as a JBL Bluetooth speaker, but they do pack the basic benefits of LED bulbs at bargain pricing. expand full story

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