Designer improves IKEA products with 6 game-changing hacks

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(Image credit: Adam Miklosi)

If you shop in IKEA, you'll agree that the real challenge of visiting the store (besides getting stuck in the one-way system, of course), is getting through the marketplace without making a mountain of impulse purchases. With small items covering everything from soap dishes to pasta jars, these items fill your home with pared-back Scandi style – but do they always do the job as well as they could? 

One designer, and keen IKEA consumer, realised some of IKEA's products could be improved upon and set about a year-long project to do just that. Using 3D printing, he 'fixed' a series of items, and provided the instructions for you to follow suit. (Or to model your own, you could use this top 3D modelling software.)

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.