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IKEA ThisAbles: Hacking the (Accessible) Home

Starting out with an in-store hack-a-thon, IKEA Israel launched the ThisAbles project to make its most popular products more usable for customers with disabilities. From larger lamp controls to glass protecting bumpers to grab handles for curtains, this dialogue with the community turned into a line of 13 products that directly address real needs in the home. All ThisAbles items are freely available to be printed anywhere in the world and IKEA is actively seeking suggestions to expand the collection – addressing further shortcomings and making their furniture all the more comfortable for everyone along the way.