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Kitchen Design Ideas: Staggered Heights and Accent Doors

Window frames, like cabinets, have gotten away from certain basic colors. Window frames used to be just aluminum and white – now they’re available in lots of the same colors as IKEA’s cabinets. Here our designers aimed to tie the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Design Ideas: What are Staggered Heights?

Our designers usually design IKEA kitchens from the corner outwards. It seems as if this designer had a change of heart after designing the tall corner cabinets and then went back to normal 30” high uppers. The tall corner was … Continue reading

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Guest Post: IKEA induction cook-tops – A worthwhile investment.

When it comes to the kitchen, design is dictated by the fact that there are some things you need to have in that room. A fridge freezer, an oven and a stove are pretty much par for the course. When … Continue reading

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The Before Shots and the Completed Design – Project 14

IKDO helped design an Galley kitchen in Adel Medium Brown. Cabinet Cost: $2,910.71

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Ikea Vanities: Using Wall Cabinets with Different heights

Small item storage is vital in for bathrooms, so as to avoid getting caught up in the morning rush: colognes in the closet, deodorant on the night stand, make up in a purse means running around and wasting time.  Drawers … Continue reading

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IKEA’s Furniture Type Islands and Carts

Furniture type islands and carts help because they’re movable, practical work areas and offer an attractive open look. They’re a relief for big dinner preparation and for dedicated hobby activities.  We’ve divided them into four categories: Wheels: Their main advantage is … Continue reading

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Get a beautiful kitchen with IKEA glass doors

Designing with glass doors must be carefully considered or those previously concealed plastic 7-11 Slurpee cups and lidless Tupperware containers may become the kitchen’s focal point. Glass doors are a good way to break the pattern in a design of … Continue reading

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Storage solutions: kitchen corner cabinets

It’s senseless to be “backed into a corner”, or suffer a poor design, for corner base cabinets.  The average kitchen has only one and there’s at least six feet of available storage space available.  Designed well, the corner base cabinet … Continue reading

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Choosing the ideal fridge location for your kitchen

Leaving your fridge next to the wall (as shown above) is always the wrong way to go.  Not only does this make the entire design look poorly planned, but it’s also very impractical – and here’s why: The door must … Continue reading

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How to design a breakfast center with IKEA cabinets

We’ve all experienced that morning stupor during which just a simple breakfast of a bagel, or cereal and coffee is all that’s necessary to carry on. Or, a warm Pop Tart and a glass of orange juice could be tasty. … Continue reading

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