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New IKEA hacks from Danish design company Reform

New IKEA hacks from Danish design company Reform

I wrote previously about Danish design company Reform (see it here) – they create fronts and countertops that enable you to hack and redesign your IKEA kitchen units with designs from renowned architects and designers. It’s been one of my most popular posts ever, so it obviously resonated with you lot! You might be interested to hear then that Reform has launched a couple of new ranges that can transform the affordable into something that looks truly bespoke. Showing how the worlds of eating, living and dining are merging into one space, the new designs widen the scope of Reform’s offering to include cabinets and sideboards for living rooms and perhaps even offices. Let’s take a closer look at them… Chris Liljenberg Halstrøm Up-and-coming Copenhagen-based designer Chris L. Halstrøm evolved her range around the design of the door handle. For this set of doors, the handle isn’t just an add-on serving purely a function, but an integral part of the design. Inspired by facades and window shutters in classic Japanese architecture, the handle becomes part of a frame …

Hack your IKEA kitchen with these designs from Reform

Have you heard of Reform? It’s a Denmark-based brand that allows you to hack and customise off-the-shelf IKEA units into beautiful, functional and architecturally-inspired designs. Scandi-design fans can buy their basic cabinets from IKEA, then pick their favourite Reform fronts and worktops. Designs come in everything from carpenter-milled oak and fiber-concrete to clean painted surfaces and streamlined linoleum, so there’s something for every budget or style. I’ve had an IKEA kitchen in my own London flat for about eight years now and although it has lasted remarkably well, tastes change and evolve over time. This could be a quick and easy update without starting again completely from scratch. Reform has just collaborated with three renowned Danish architects – BIG, Henning Larsen Architects and Norm Architects – on three unique and modern kitchens, seen here. BIG’s ‘hyper-modern’ design features an elegant handle made of seat belt fabric, HLA’s is a sharp and classic piece of carpentry, while Norm Architects has come up with a sleek, handle-free creation. ‘The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in our home. But Interestingly, it is often …