Founded in 1943, the Swedish giant Ikea has changed the way we shop design and furniture forever. In a rapidly evolving industry where new trends are born every day, while new products emerge to improve our lives, Ikea has remained relevant for almost 80 years with its solid fanbase.
It’s no secret that IKEA is a gold mine for affordable, hackable home decor. And in its massive catalog, there are a few tried-and-true favorites that always seem to rise to the top. These classics are classics for a reason: From the storage-packed BILLY bookcase to the endlessly customizable BEKVAM spice rack, they’re all super versatile in terms of both function and style.
The people over at IKEA are all over the clever DIY projects shoppers have been crafting with its basics. In fact, the Swedish brand has a not-so-secret website that’s a library chock-full of IKEA hacks that will turn your world upside down—or, at least, your house.If you’ve yet to be acquainted with Livet Hemma (which translates to “life at home”), it’s time to be formally introduced.