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The consequences when Ikea trims a board thickness

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in Eco, Furniture


There’s an interesting piece here on Gizmodo about Ikea’s decision to alter the thickness of the vertical outer members in its ubiquitous “expedite” shelving. It’s good to see a company like Ikea making small changes to products, knowing that the consequences will be huge when measured in the millions of units sold. Because, consider their impact: “Ikea uses a whopping one percent of the world’s wood supply.” That’s a staggering statistic.

Playtime poster

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in Cinema, graphic design, Illustration


Source unknown. Found via google image search for Playtime.

Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design

Posted on Feb 8, 2014 in Craft, People


From the master himself… read here.