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IKEA And Me

Some assembly required

David Martin
May 6 · 4 min read
Photo by Semen Borisov on Unsplash

Like most North Americans, I’ve shopped at IKEA. With clever furniture designs and reasonable prices, it’s a bargain hunter’s delight. And when you throw in those cute Swedish names for each and every item, it’s downright irresistible.

But as with many bargains, there’s a catch. And in the case of IKEA, the catch is that you…