Unique Furniture You Won’t Find At IKEA

Impress house guests with cool, unique furniture that has names you can spell without umlauts.

By Jon Luman

There’s nothing wrong with going to IKEA to furnish your home; it’s affordable and the furniture is fairly dependable. But if you don’t your pad to look like an IKEA catalog — or to be more precise, a dusty IKEA catalog that for some reason smells like onions — you’ll need to find some unique furniture as well. That doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money; in fact, most everything here will probably fit your budget.

Unique Furniture Items: lightinLightin ($57)
The lightin is made from mostly recycled material and has a bulb that will last roughly 50,000 hours. If you hate Guinness, no problem; you can choose an array of beer cans including Stella Artois, Fosters, and Boddingtons.

Furniture For People Who Hate IkeaDo Hit Chair (TBD)
If you want something done right you have to do it yourself, and the Do Hit Chair allows you to mold your own seat from a metal box. You even get your very own hammer with the purchase of the 80-pound block, so you can spend a few hours, days, or months sculpting the perfect metal throne.

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