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22 DIY Furniture Finds

From Stencil Seating to Table Robots

— November 4, 2011 — Art & Design
DIY furniture innovations have a way of capturing the imagination of the creator and the viewer, and these definitely do not disappoint. These innovations are sure to capture your imagination and make you wonder about your own furniture building abilities.

The DIY furniture innovations that I find most interesting involve taking IKEA products and creating—or “hacking”—something new. This movement has grown and even has an official fan club. Specifically, robotic IKEA furniture is an idea that definitely stands out and would be interesting to see in person.

Implications - DIY furniture innovations are becoming prominent because they allow people to imbue part of themselves into their purchases. This process of creation is tremendously fulfilling for the creator. Companies should think about how they can transform the role of their consumers into co-creators.
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Minimalist Melting Furniture
Minimalist Melting Furniture
The Tom Gottelier Paraffin Table is Appropiated for Hot Dishes
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Lazy Furniture Bots
Lazy Furniture Bots
'Ikea Robotics' by Adam Lassy is at Your Beck and Call
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Friendly Furniture Hybrids
Friendly Furniture Hybrids
Maria Pitallano's PAL Lamp + Table is Perfect for Any Situation
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Bodkin-Backed Seating
Bodkin-Backed Seating
The Treated Chair by Aldo Bakker Rearranges a Leg as a Backrest
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Tabletop IKEA Hacks
Tabletop IKEA Hacks
The Table Vase by Tomokazu Hayakawa is Both a Table and Vase
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Versatile Wire Furniture
Versatile Wire Furniture
The Kuji Seat Can Also Act as a Table, Stool and Storage
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IKEA Hacking
IKEA Hacking
Creative With Flat-Pack Furniture
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Ikea Hacking
Ikea Hacking
Mixing up Ikea Furniture
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Piled Twig Furniture
Piled Twig Furniture
The Studio Floris Wubben Eyrie Chair Emulates A Bird's Nest
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Idiosyncratic Salvaged Furniture
Idiosyncratic Salvaged Furniture
Strand Design Creates Pieces Full of Quirky Character
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Playground-Inspired Furniture
Playground-Inspired Furniture
Marleen Jansen Created a Seesaw Table to Make Dinner Time More Fun
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Flat Pack Furniture Art
Flat Pack Furniture Art
Designer Kenyon Yeh's Unique IKEA Project
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Repurposed Luggage Furniture
Repurposed Luggage Furniture
James Plumb Design Transforms Discarded Suitcases into Drawers
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IKEA Hacking Collectives
IKEA Hacking Collectives
Surtido de Mutacione Takes Boxed IKEA Parts & Makes New Creations
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Prefab Furniture Hacks
Prefab Furniture Hacks
Kenyon Yeh Creates Unique Pieces with IKEA Hacks
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Flat-Packed Workplace Props
Flat-Packed Workplace Props
The Moo Desktop Accessories are Conveniently Compact
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DIY Furniture
DIY Furniture
Carpenter Block Designs
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Quirky Quilted Furniture
Quirky Quilted Furniture
Meritalia's La Michetta Sofa is Magnificently Modern and Modular
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Stencil Seating
Stencil Seating
The ChairKIT from Dan Civico is a DIY Furniture Project
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Luxury DIY Furniture
Luxury DIY Furniture
Contemporary Woodwork Classes
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Designer DIY Furniture
Designer DIY Furniture
The Max Lamb 'Third' Empowers Consumers to be Creators
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Simple DIY Furniture
Simple DIY Furniture
'Breakdown Furniture' by Louis Rigano Makes Furniture Assembly Easy
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