IDEAS & inspiration

A home workspace set up to meet your needs
A home workspace set up to meet your needs

You’re the boss around here, so of course everything should be set up to suit you perfectly. Here’s some inspiration to get the ergonomics, lighting, storage and personal energisers in place.

Working comfortably in the living room
Working comfortably in the living room

Getting your job done in the living room? Why not! It’s definitely an easy way of finding the workspace you need at home. And it’s one way of spending a little more time with the family while you’re on the clock.

A smart, small home workspace in the hallway
A smart, small home workspace in the hallway

Unusual and unused spaces like a hallway or under the stairs can be put to good use for working from home. Perhaps you will be surprised by how many smart solutions you can fit in to give you the workspace you need.

Work and study at home
Work and study at home

Working and studying from home is the new normal for many around the world. This is why we want to share some tips and tricks on how to set up a flexible workspace even if you think you have no space.

Looks like music. Sounds like art.
Looks like music. Sounds like art.

What if music looked as good as it sounds? Well, your wish is our command. Meet SYMFONISK: picture frames and bookshelves with WiFi speakers that we have designed in collaboration with audio experts Sonos.

How to get a study room with space to grow
How to get a study room with space to grow

It’s a joy to see teenagers in a stimulating and creative workspace of their own that really supports who they’re growing into. A desk to centre around, comfortable seating for hangouts with friends, good lighting for all activities and lots of smart storage.

Makeover in a crisis centre: stage 1
Makeover in a crisis centre: stage 1

Statistics show that in Latvia, one in three women experiences domestic violence at least once in their lives. This situation was exacerbated during quarantine, when many had to spend more time indoors. To help solve this social problem, IKEA is implementing the "Notice Violence" initiative. Renovation of the crisis centre "Mīlgrāvis" is part of this initiative as providing a safe and cosy home is a big step towards a brighter future for people that have experienced violence.

Easy ways to reuse
Easy ways to reuse

Our Green Life at Home survey shows that 25% of people in Latvia feel good by giving second life, repairing or upcycling items at home. Want to reuse more, but don't know where to start? You can contribute by simply choosing new buys made of old materials.

Easy ways to respect food
Easy ways to respect food

A third of the world’s food supply is lost or wasted every day. Starting with some smart changes at home, together we can find ways to reduce waste, save money, and conserve more resources for the world.

Easy ways to reduce
Easy ways to reduce

Our survey shows that the main driver for a green life at home is saving. People want to save precious planet resources, but why not double the motivation and start saving money as well? We are here to help you reduce your energy consumption and expenses without making any sacrifices on comfort.




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