Who said that hacking may affect only the world of computing?
Here to Design For Craft we have tried to do the hacking of an object really common: the base of a lamp Ikea.
The result is a redesigned and reinterpreted object: more beautiful (right?), more functional (we have verified that performs its task better than the original version) and more useful (includes multiple functions).
In short: the hacking of an object will be more and more available to everyone and, above all, very different from the DIY…