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IKEA hack

IKEA hack


Designer: Helmut Smits

The thought of people burning their furniture during the
war so they could keep warm and cook formed the in-
spiration for FLAMMA. FLAMMAharks back to one
of humanity’s basic needs: making fire. Helmut Smits
thought it would be interesting to go into IKEA as if he
were a primitive human being and make fire using
products found there. This fits the back-to-basics image
of IKEA and the Swedish lifestyle.

IKEA does not, however, sell lighters or matches.

IKEA ingredients: