What would take place if you purchased a bunch of furniture and add-ons at IKEA, mixed all the elements collectively, entirely ignored the assembly instructions and went your very own way? It may possibly appear anything like the Lato B series, an IKEA hack from Italian style company Teste di Legno. The series contains a mini kitchen, cabinet, hanging plant/lamp combo and a shelving unit.
IKEA items have prolonged been observed as a springboard for DIY creativity, with some interpretations crazier than others. Placing with each other a area total of furniture and finding that you have half a dozen further components may possibly inspire anyone to try to make use of them. But Lato B requires that 1 stage even more by making fully new pieces that are visually interesting and in fact practical.
These pieces essential some severe reassembly and thinking outside the picture on the box, with lamps set into nightstands, metal shelves placed on best of kitchen counters and even a mustard bottle employed as a leg.
“The great issue about Ikea guidelines is that they talk a language without having words, that everyone can comprehend,” the designers say. “All you have to do is hold calm when faced with dozens and dozens of screws, hooks, washers and flat boards of numerous shapes. Soon after finishing one particular piece of furnishings, we were about to assemble the subsequent when we had the concept of “enriching” the 1st piece of furnishings with some components of the second, therefore inventing a third one.”