make your own ikea dna lamp

Published on July 8th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

seeing this hopf & wortmann dna lamp, available from next [via design*sponge and reluct], i had an “aha” moment. i remembered seeing a similar lamp hack at boingboing – the fractal chandelier from sean michael ragan... Read More


how to submit your ikea hack

Published on July 8th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

after days sweating over an ikea hack, you deserve your moment of glory here. just write me at ikeahacker[at]gmail[dot]com in your mail, you should include the following info:1. a short description of the hack2. the link... Read More


a cool cuppa

Published on July 7th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

when i saw this i almost scalded my lips with hot coffee. what brilliant use of ikea items. can you spot the cabinet door handles masquerading as coffee cup rails? cgfan‘s coffee contraption is the “brewtus... Read More

hack of the month

ikea hack of the month – june

Published on July 6th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

i survived a month of this blog. and we did alright with a pretty neat crop of hacks. thanks, everyone, who sent me their hacks. i really get a kick out of reading your mails. and... Read More


a little more fabulous

Published on July 5th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

hey, i just found some photos promoting the ikea everyday fabulous exhibition. i know, i know, it’s a done deal but i couldn’t pass over these clever new york city hacking ideas. i wonder, though, didn’t... Read More


custom cabinet

Published on July 4th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

this hack is a dated. but i’ve just stumbled across it and i am a sucker for awesome mood shots. love the different hues on the frosted doors – how did you do that? and david,... Read More

Media Storage

can’t stand it

Published on July 4th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

i don’t have audio speakers so i’m not sure whether these gaje speaker stands are as bad as this hacker makes them out to be. nonetheless, fluffy rants gives a nifty solution to the problem: “yeah,... Read More


shoe shine

Published on June 30th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

shoes! buying them is a pleasure but housing them gives me a headache. i’ve toyed with the idea of a pax shoe cabinet but i hate its inelegance. flimsy trones also does not cut it for... Read More

Work Station

vika wonderful

Published on June 30th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

they say you can tell a lot from a person’s workstation. from this you can divine that matt jalbert’s a classy, musician/designer type, no nonsence bloke willing to blow big bucks on music and gadgets. okay,... Read More

Media Storage

apt 0061

endearing enetri

Published on June 28th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

when pinky sent me her hack for the enetri unit, i was so distracted by all the cool stuff (the cameras, the tray!) on her display as well as the chic coffee table. while the enetri... Read More

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