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Published on December 31st, 2010 | by Jules IKEAHacker


Temporary bar from IKEA Trofast boxes

Materials: Trofast

Description: How cool is that? A bar made of Trofast boxes? That’s the brainchild of designers Diogo Aguiar and Teresa Otto of Portugal who designed and built a temporary bar out of 420 Ikea storage boxes. At night the boxes were lit with LED and pulsated according to the music played. The bar was built for a competition organised by the architecture faculty at the Universidade do Porto in Portugal.


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~ Rebecca Pasternack

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Jules IKEAHacker

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

5 Responses to Temporary bar from IKEA Trofast boxes

  1. Ange says:

    Love the drunk people in the last photo.

  2. Anonymous says:


  3. Anonymous says:

    That. Is. Awesome! Not cheap, but likely a lot cheaper than the materials that would otherwise go into a project of that size and caliber…

    Seattle, WA

  4. NoNo says:

    There are some people having wonderfull ideas !!! Bravissimo ! Keep on…

  5. Woohoo Portugal! Love the idea behinf the LED lights and music :)

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