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14 of the Wildest Things People Made with Ikea in 2014

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By threatening to put an end to IkeaHackers, the go-to site for learning how to remix flat-pack Swedish furniture, Ikea made 2014 the year that the "Ikea hack" broke into the mainstream. Taking and later backing off of this harsh stance on what people did with their products, the world's largest furniture retailer effectively outdid its very active, stunt-loving marketing arm, prompting a particularly intense wave of Ikea-based inventiveness. Below are fourteen of the most creative and off-the-wall repurposings, art projects, single-topic Tumblrs, and satirical essays made with and about Ikea this year.