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Topic: Furniture

Ikea Uses Poorly Assembled Billboards to Admit Its Furniture Is Hard to Put Together Luckily, there's help

Everyone else makes fun of how painful it is to assemble Ikea furniture, so why can't Ikea? And the company does in these fun billboards, from German agency thjnk, that…

February 11, 2015, 1:01 PM EST

How JWT Is Turning Campaign Signs Into Furniture After Elections Are Over Upcycling comes to politics

Now that the elections are over, just think about all the fun craft projects you can do with irrelevant campaign signs—at least, if you live in Brazil. Civic nonprofit Mobilidade Urbana…

November 5, 2014, 1:22 PM EST

Why Settle for a Standing Desk When You Could Have This Giant Hamster Wheel? Now march, drones!

Do you like the modern sensibility of a standing desk but wish it also served as a constant reminder of your work life's soul-crushing drudgery? Well then I've got good…

September 26, 2014, 12:36 PM EDT

Incredible Ikea Billboard Tips an Apartment Sideways to Become a Rock-Climbing Wall Vertical stunt celebrates 30th store in France

Psst, maybe we shouldn't take this apartment—the floor seems kind of slanted. Ikea promoted the opening of its 30th store in France by building an apartment into a vertical rock-climbing wall.…

September 12, 2014, 10:07 AM EDT

Sink Into the Comforting Folds of the 'Skin Chair,' Which Looks and Smells Like Human Flesh Or, you know, don't

At last, you don't need to be a degenerate military dictator (or Ed Gein) to soak up the luxuries of sitting on piles of human skin. Or at least, creepy…

July 29, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

Ikea's Family Tree Ads Show the Beds on Which Each New Generation Was Conceived Kitchen tables and sinks, too

Ikea would like to remind you that the odds are pretty good your parents produced you by having sex on its furniture. New print ads from the brand in Germany offer…

May 14, 2014, 10:03 AM EDT

Ikea Furniture Is Clearly in the Mood for Valentine's Day Simple and saucy poster from BBH Singapore

Here's some hot wood-on-wood action for Valentine's Day, courtesy of Ikea.  BBH Singapore created this Valentine's Day image, which was posted to the brand's local Facebook page and is being featured on…

February 14, 2014, 9:41 AM EST

Ad for Ugly Loveseat Insists It's Not an Ugly Loveseat but a Piece of 'Upholstered Americana' Another Craigslist masterpiece

The canvas of Craigslist continues to inspire many a budding copywriter to create odes to objects most of us would dismiss as curb trash. Witness this latest advertisement—for an old…

December 2, 2013, 11:47 AM EST

Pete Rose Knocks It Out of the Park in Wonderfully Awkward Local Furniture Ads Cameo by his Playboy model fiancée

It's a hit! Pete Rose mistakes a recliner for a couch and pretends to eat pastry in these awesomely awkward, sublimely stilted low-budget commercials for Muenchens Furniture in Cincinnati. There's…

March 15, 2013, 10:50 AM EDT

Billy Corgan Picks Wrestling-Themed Furniture Spot for His Ad Debut Smashing Pumpkins frontman appears for $50,000 charitable donation

Billy Corgan makes his advertising debut in this bizarre, low-budget and cobranded ad for Resistance Pro Wrestling and Chicago furniture retailer Walter E. Smithe. By way of explanation, the Smashing…

February 21, 2013, 11:44 AM EST

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