Ideas and inspiration

Ask an IKEA interior designer: adding warmth to a white home
Ask an IKEA interior designer: adding warmth to a white home

“I really like the look of a tonally light home, but don’t want to make my space feel stark or cold. How can I add the cosiness I crave?” We caught up with an IKEA interior designer and got advice on how to make a home feel warm and inviting, even with a very strict colour palette.

There’s room for that: storage ideas to maximise any space
There’s room for that: storage ideas to maximise any space

Even in a little studio apartment, life is lived with ease, organisation and enjoyment. Dinner with friends? Of course. An afternoon of illustrating? Absolutely. How? With more than a little help from clever, space activating storage solutions that take advantage of every opportunity.

Living solo: a small, budget-friendly studio apartment
Living solo: a small, budget-friendly studio apartment

After years abroad with just a backpack, settling down in one place has been both an adjustment and a joy. Their first permanent address in many moons, they’ve taken their tight budget and made their compact studio apartment a multifunctional, bright and welcoming space with room to work, play and relax.

What’s new in the IKEA Showroom: a walk-in wardrobe for fashionista
What’s new in the IKEA Showroom: a walk-in wardrobe for fashionista

She’s a 35-year-old stylist, fashion magazine editor, and influencer. A pragmatic and elegant romantic who pays attention to details and loves classics both in her wardrobe and at home. And this is her walk-in wardrobe with a bathroom that you can visit in the IKEA Vilnius Showroom.

What’s new in the IKEA Showroom: a shared space for mother and daughter
What’s new in the IKEA Showroom: a shared space for mother and daughter

Visit the IKEA store in Vilnius and explore another newly furnished room by our interior designer Anželika. When working on the project, she imagined that this one-room apartment would accommodate a single 42-year-old mother working in a pharmacy and her first-grader daughter.

Ask an IKEA interior designer: choosing natural materials for the home
Ask an IKEA interior designer: choosing natural materials for the home

When picking the pieces for our homes, we all have different considerations from price, to look, to comfort. Perhaps you’ve become more conscious of what your furniture is made from. We chatted to an IKEA interior designer to learn more about the value of investing in different natural materials.

Bedrooms for some alone time
Bedrooms for some alone time

We all need the space to explore our own interests. For some people, that means getting out into the world, but even in a family home, environments can be created that allow individuals to find their own flow. In this apartment, the bedrooms have been designed for just that.

A family kitchen for connection
A family kitchen for connection

Ask families across the globe which room is the heart of their home and many will answer without skipping a beat: their kitchen. From chopping the ingredients, to laying the table and setting the mood with lighting and music, this kitchen caters for more than just a meal – it has been designed for connection.

Quality time: a pared-back family home
Quality time: a pared-back family home

Space for both quality and alone time. A pared-back home that also allows for easy, comfortable family living. It may sound like quite the brief, but by blending smart solutions with practical, long-lasting furnishing choices, this apartment in the city ticks all the boxes.

Sounds like Christmas, sounds like home
Sounds like Christmas, sounds like home

Cheering? Laughing? Yawning? Wrapping? How does your home sound during Christmas? Whether it’s silent or extremely loud, we have all it takes to bring that special festive mood into your home.




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