IKEA Reissues First Flat Pack Table

Design News 07.25.13

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In 1954, IKEA released the LOVET, its first flat pack furniture piece, in response to frustrated employee Gillis Lundgren trying to bring a table home in his car. Starting in August, the brand is rereleasing the table that started it all. The LÖVBACKEN has the triangular, three-legged mid-century feel of the original, for $60.

In other news, Barnes & Noble hosts LEGO architecture events, and check out the first "Twitter experience hotel." See the headlines after the jump.

• Ikea Reissues The Clever Table That Started It All | Co.Design
• Barnes & Noble to host Lego Architecture events | New York Business Journal
• Tweeting for the Weekend: Introducing The First Twitter Hotel | Fast Company

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