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On the perfection of Tiffany’s “little blue

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 21, 2006

On the perfection of Tiffany’s “little blue box” and how other luxury labels have failed to follow its seductive packaging lead. While Apple isn’t strictly a luxury brand (they’re more of an everyday luxury brand like Ikea or Muji…the luxury of well-designed items but without the price), but they definitely pay a lot of attention to their packaging. (via nickbaum)

Photos of the IKEA Everyday Fabulous! Exhibit,

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 06, 2006

Photos of the IKEA Everyday Fabulous! Exhibit, featuring IKEA products improving daily life on the streets of Manhattan, including comfy couches at bus stops, picture frames for lost cat photos, stools near payphones, and blankets for every seat at the movies.

A Selection From George W. Bush’s Eavesdropping

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 10, 2006

A Selection From George W. Bush’s Eavesdropping Tapes: Matthew Barney and Bjork Place an Ikea Phone Order. “Ask if they have an aluminum igloo.”