IKEA as a Supplier of Parts?

IKEA as a Supplier of Parts?

Sarah Coffey
Jul 30, 2009

Plataforma Surtido is an organization of emerging Spanish designers who work together on different projects and exhibit the results to the public. Their recent endeavor, Surtido de Mutaciones, examines what would happen if 35 designers looked at IKEA as a supplier of raw parts and used those materials to create new products. In this collaborative Spanish version of Ikeahacker, every part used in the exhibition had to come from the Swedish megastore...

Designer Sandra Bautista, for example, made these tables from sets of table legs, trays, buckets, and chopping boards.

The process can be viewed right here, and all the resulting projects right here. The magazine Pasajes Diseño also published an article on the exhibition—take a look here.

Via: Surtido de Mutaciones

Photos: Pato Conde, Found via NotCot

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