New Yorkers, our tiny condominium cries have been heard. The IKEA gods are debuting their very first IKEA Planning Studio to the concrete jungle, serving to locals (myself included) with distinctive organizing options to make our cramped areas appear, nicely, much less cramped.
Opening to the general public on Monday, April 15, the three-story Planning Studio is designed with small areas in thoughts. The 17,350-square-foot retailer is rather more compact in comparison with the normal blue field havens, which is smart because it’s rooted in Manhattan. However don’t let the dimensions idiot you: It packs in a bountiful quantity of sources for its pedestrian customers.
Take the planning stations positioned on the basement stage, for instance. Customers who want help with bringing their dream areas to life can e-book an appointment with an IKEA planner, who can advise on every part from kitchen storage options to designing a structure from scratch.
On the highest flooring, IKEA-goers will discover themselves within the acquainted interactive showrooms. Nonetheless, every of those setups cater to a distinct city-living persona, all of which give attention to using probably the most of a teeny-tiny space. In different phrases, for those who’re in search of some ornamental inspo, that is the place you might want to be.
Earlier than whipping out your massive blue FRAKTA baggage to fill to the brim, an vital notice: You’ll be able to’t bodily purchase something from the shop and convey it residence. As an alternative, there are a number of gadgets all through the Planning Studio that you may buy gadgets from, then have it delivered proper to your constructing. Whereas the shop has restricted merchandise on show, you possibly can order the complete vary of IKEA gadgets.