A clear, inflatable couch on a pink background. A piece of orange fabric is draped over one arm, and a green hair dryer sits on a cushion.

Ikea’s inflatable couch was great in theory, an absolute disaster in practice

Ikea is known for easy-to-transport, flat-packed furniture, and what could be easier to carry than air?

Juliet Bennett Rylah • November 14, 2023
Blue, green, white, turquoise, and pink upholstered arm chairs falling from the sky on a purple background with lightning and dollar bills.

The furniture industry is on its last leg

Furniture is getting cheaper — and worse — as retailers race to keep up with consumer demands.

Sara Friedman • September 20, 2023

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