By Joel Johnson at 9:11 am Tue, Mar 10, 2009
Aubrey Clayton made "BAB, The Ikea Baby" [PDF] for an expecting friend, which shows how to assemble a flat-pack baby with IKEAesque instructions. [via MeFi Projects]
How is babby formed?
What delivery methods does Ikea offer? Stork?
My baby is missing a critical part.
Aubrey Clayton can expect to hear from IKEA’s legal department. I hear they are very touchy when it comes to their instruction manuals or anything that looks like one.
Look, the IKEA product names are not made up random strings: They are actual Swedish (sometimes Norwegian or Danish) words and places.
So BAB is right out. May I suggest “BÃ¤bis” (which means “baby”) instead?
@#4, even the Ikea Legal department can’t change international copyright law, which explicitly allows for persiflage.
Great Work, Aubrey Clayton!
And as far as I can tell, all the translations on page 2 are real. Good work!
Here’s a must see IKEA based instruction.
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