IKEA Releases Emoticon Keyboard to Prevent Clutter

  • Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
  • Author: Tim Maytom
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emoticonsAccording to IKEA, many arguments in households occur because of misunderstandings around clutter and cleaning, so the Swedish company is hoping to address these sources of stress with a new app.

The IKEA Emoticons app includes stylised pictures of common household objects, from books and vacuum cleaners to the firms iconic Swedish meatballs, and hopes to assist in creating a peaceful dialog between housemates and loved ones.

The app, which is available on both iOS and Android, includes a keyboard which can be integrated into various other messaging apps, enabling users to include IKEA graphics in their everyday conversations.