See IKEA’s storage-maximizing makeover of a 300-sq-ft studio apartment in the Bronx

See IKEA’s storage-maximizing makeover of a 300-sq-ft studio apartment in the Bronx

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Sneak a peek at IKEA’s food-centric 2016 catalog and newly unveiled products

Sneak a peek at IKEA’s food-centric 2016 catalog and newly unveiled products

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IKEA debuts 2015 kitchen line filled with ultra-efficient, space-saving designs (PHOTOS)

IKEA debuts 2015 kitchen line filled with ultra-efficient, space-saving designs (PHOTOS)

The highlight of SEKTION is its stackable soft-close drawer system, which discreetly stows everything from kitchen tools, linens, pots and pans, to recycling bins, in easy to pull-out “drawers within drawers” – so there’s no reaching, bending or crawling through

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VIDEO: IKEA’s Augmented Reality App Lets You Visualize Furniture in Your Home Before You Buy

VIDEO: IKEA’s Augmented Reality App Lets You Visualize Furniture in Your Home Before You Buy

Buying new furniture can be a big commitment, especially given the cost and energy associated with shipping and setting up a large piece. What happens if you go through all of the pains of getting a new couch, table or wardrobe to your house, only to see that

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9 Ingenious Ways to Hack IKEA Furniture for Tiny Apartments

9 Ingenious Ways to Hack IKEA Furniture for Tiny Apartments

Have an awkward bit of space between your wall and a refrigerator or other appliance? Transform it into a slide-out utility drawer using a Laiva bookcase and some side panels!

A freestanding bar or countertop can divide up a small living space and add

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See 15 Space-Saving and Green IKEA Products Before the New Catalog Drops Next Month

See 15 Space-Saving and Green IKEA Products Before the New Catalog Drops Next Month

“Everyone goes to sleep and wakes up, but everything in between those moments is very personal,” said Patty Lobell, Sales Manager, IKEA U.S. “We all have individual needs when it comes to our morning and evening routines. IKEA understands how people live

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IKEA Unveils PS 2014 Collection Filled with Space-Saving Furniture and Double-Duty Designs (PHOTOS)

IKEA Unveils PS 2014 Collection Filled with Space-Saving Furniture and Double-Duty Designs (PHOTOS)

One of our favorite pieces in the collection was this charming corner cabinet. It will be available in either salmon or white for $99.

“The IKEA PS 2014 collection focuses on the young urban residents that have ever-fluctuating living situations, whether

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DIY: How to Make Your Own Vertical Garden Room Divider Using Inexpensive Ikea Plant Stands

DIY: How to Make Your Own Vertical Garden Room Divider Using Inexpensive Ikea Plant Stands

Just so you know, the Ikea PS Plant Stands that we used in this DIY can certainly be used separately instead of in duplicate or triplicate and they were specifically designed for garden lovers in big cities. “I wanted to create a kitchen garden for with

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PHOTOS: See Inside IKEA Brooklyn’s Tiny 391 Sq. Ft. Model Apartment

PHOTOS: See Inside IKEA Brooklyn’s Tiny 391 Sq. Ft. Model Apartment

Small space living is nothing new to New Yorkers, but it wasn’t until recently that micro apartments of 400 sq. ft. and under started becoming en vogue. The mindset change was largely inspired by Mayor Bloomberg and New York City’s adAPT NYC design competition,

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DIY: How to Make Your Own Storage Bed Using a Repurposed IKEA Bookcase

DIY: How to Make Your Own Storage Bed Using a Repurposed IKEA Bookcase

MATERIALS:

– One full size mattress
– One 4 x 4 grid Ikea Expedit bookshelf (find some inexpensive options here on craigslist)
– 2 sheets of 1/2″ thick plywood cut to 38″ wide x 60″ long (technically you could use one large sheet of plywood instead of

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IKEA Extends Free Water Taxi Service to Midtown Location

IKEA Extends Free Water Taxi Service to Midtown Location

We have some good news for Midtown Manhattaners who have been waiting for a greener and easier way to get to IKEA in Brooklyn. The Swedish furniture giant is testing a new ferry stop at the East 35th Street Terminal in Murray Hill, and if all goes well,

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Brooklyn IKEA Fires Up 1,104 Rooftop Solar Panels

Brooklyn IKEA Fires Up 1,104 Rooftop Solar Panels

IKEA is working hard to green its big box operations. The furniture giant is building a wind farm to power 17 of its Swedish stores, and they’ve pledged to adhere to the Better Cotton Initiative by 2015. Continuing the company’s efforts to run on 100 percent

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IKEA is an international Swedish home products company committed to producing high quality furnishings at low prices. As a whole, the company takes environmental responsibility and implements green practices, most notable being that they were the first major

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9 sexy storage solutions for small spaces

9 sexy storage solutions for small spaces

Shipping Pallet Counter
Ah, the humble shipping pallet – is there nothing it can’t do? The only thing we don’t like about it is the amount of work that sometimes must be performed to transform it into something else but that’s not the case with this elegant

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This tiny houseboat in Queens can be your home-in-the-water for just $59k

This tiny houseboat in Queens can be your home-in-the-water for just $59k

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70,000 birds have been killed so far to prevent another ‘Miracle on the Hudson’

70,000 birds have been killed so far to prevent another ‘Miracle on the Hudson’

Eight years ago this week, “Sully” Sullenberger landed in the Hudson, and since then, nearly 70,000 birds have been slaughtered to prevent it from happening again. But data show that the problem hasn’t gotten better thanks to the effort – bird strikes a

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6 clever tips to make your tiny apartment feel larger

6 clever tips to make your tiny apartment feel larger

LIGHTEN UP
Professional interior decorators have been saying this for ages, but it bears repeating – lightening up your floor color can make your home feel more spacious and airy. Just like in fashion, darker colors are “slimming,” and tend to constrict,

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Century-old row house transformed into modern home that can flex with the owners’ needs

Century-old row house transformed into modern home that can flex with the owners’ needs

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BMW’s ReachNow car sharing service gives NYC residents easy access to the i3

BMW’s ReachNow car sharing service gives NYC residents easy access to the i3

BMW’s ReachNow car-sharing service is now going to make it easier for some NYC residents to get behind the wheel of the i3 electric car. Last week ReachNow, which is already available in Seattle, Portland and Brooklyn, announced that it will now give in

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Shop from local makers at WantedDesign’s upcoming holiday markets

Shop from local makers at WantedDesign’s upcoming holiday markets

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start searching for gifts to give this season. And not just any gift, but rather something meaningful and unique that is sure to be cherished by your loved ones this year. Thankfully, WantedDesign

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Two separate apartments fused into one breathtaking home in Brooklyn

Two separate apartments fused into one breathtaking home in Brooklyn

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7 scrumptious edible edifices spotted at the 2016 Great Architectural Bake-off

7 scrumptious edible edifices spotted at the 2016 Great Architectural Bake-off

Great Architectural Bake-off, Michael Laiskonis, Benjamin Prosky, AIANY, Stacy Shoemaker, Hospitality Design, David Graver, Cool Hunting, cakes that look like buildings, the glass house, edible buildings, edible architecture, foodscape architecture, of

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Drama brews around reconstruction of Southstreet Seaport’s historic Tin Building

Drama brews around reconstruction of Southstreet Seaport’s historic Tin Building

Related: SHoP Architects Reveals South Street Seaport Plans for a 50-Story Tower and Marina

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AECOM proposes sprawling new residential area for Red Hook waterfront

AECOM proposes sprawling new residential area for Red Hook waterfront

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“We have to recognize that growth is necessary to create a waterfront that people can use, affordable housing and a mass-transit connection to a neighborhood where one doesn’t exist,” said Chris Ward, a senior vice president at AECOM and a

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Breezy rooftop deck by designers of the High Line opens in the Flatiron District

Breezy rooftop deck by designers of the High Line opens in the Flatiron District

Related: James Corner Field Operations’ Muscota Marsh Restoration Will Help Clean the Harlem River

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