March 21, 2014


PANYL Kallax

When IKEA revealed that it was retiring the world's most ubiquitous bookcase, the web erupted in EXPLIDITIVES.  “What a KALLAXAMITY!”, they typed in all caps.  Alas, the situation is not nearly as bad as we feared now that, in truly EXPIDITIOUS fashion, the KALLAX has landed! 

Yesterday’s routine IKEA run was met with...

March 19, 2014

Today in Yes: Minimalist Fauxdenza Hack

Apt Therap fauxdenza

One, two, three, faux.

Faux fur.  Faux hawk.  Fauxdenza.

That's right, another awesome mid-century credenza-ish hack has appeared online (we spotted it over at Apartment Therapy), that will help you organize or store stuff in style. This is the perfect hack for an entryway or home office, requiring minimal work and a minimum budget.

And we don't need to tell you PANYL could easily play here....

March 17, 2014

IKEA PS2014 Collection: From Small-Space to the "Dream of a Beautiful, Functional Home"

IKEA catalog

By itself it is a cute addition to a child's room.  With a bit of vision it can become almost anything. 

IKEA has unveiled its new PS collection, a hacker- and designer-friendly combination of furniture and accessories stretching the spectrum from basic to avant-garde.  The new line, which sports a teaser video (below), features 40 pieces and was in planning for nearly five years.  PS 2014 is aimed...

March 11, 2014

Nine West Campaign Features Hot Pink PANYL!

PANYL Nine West

Don't look now (said the blog post entirely about looking now), but PANYL's Hot Pink hue is all up on the Nine West website!

The company recently did a photo shoot using Expedit units with interior PANYL to display their pumps, bags, boots, sandals and more.

PANYLing the inside walls of your storage unit can be an amazing way to add some life to your storage...

March 06, 2014

Stuart Haygarth's Toy-Inspired High Design Will Melt Your Mind

race table


At the Carpenters Workshop Gallery branch in Paris, 13 pieces are on display by English artist/carpenter/scavenger Stuart Haygarth.  His show, titled “Play,” uses incredibly novel design techniques to create furniture out of what were, in a previous life, merely toys.  Haygarth turns ordinary found items extraordinary.

He explained the premise to the Carpenters Workshop Gallery:

"Starting in...

February 28, 2014

The EXPEDIT Is Dead! Long Live the EXPEDIT (Using PANYL!)

PANYL Expedit doors

By now you've heard the news: IKEA is discontinuing its wildly popular, seemingly untouchable EXPEDIT line.  Sigh if you haven't yet sighed.

NOW REJOICE! Because here at PANYL HQ we're seeing a Pinterest board worth of silver linings from this development.

Sure, collectors of 12" vinyl records are fuming because IKEA is killing off what they unknowingly made the most popular LP...

February 10, 2014

Must-See Children's Furniture from Spain: Anti-Aging Edition

BM Kids Bedrooms

This incredible set of children’s furniture (featured on Design Milk) really knocked our socks off this morning. Modern lines? Bright colors? Yes, puh-lease!

Space is at a premium and functionality is key these days, and Spanish Company BM has it right.  These items will not age as your child does.  

BM Kids Bedrooms


February 05, 2014

Instructions? Pfft. Parts of Various IKEA Items Recombined as Incredible, One-of-a-Kind Pieces

Teste de legno Lato B series

The Italian Design firm Teste de legno has released their Lato B series, a compilation of incredible IKEA hacks inspired by the concept of buying IKEA furniture and ignoring the assembly directions.  In combining various items, Teste de legno has created a mini-kitchen, cabinet, hanging plant/lamp combo and a shelving unit.

Featured on, Lato B should supply infinite inspiration for...

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