Ideas and inspiration

Classic Scandinavian style living room for a family
Classic Scandinavian style living room for a family

In the last episode of the season, "Home idea with IKEA" visits a young family that has recently moved from a two-room apartment in a city to a house some distance from the metropolis. Elizabete and Renārs admit there is more than one room waiting for the final design, but the living room is the heart of their home and the place where most activities take place, so they wish to begin with their new start here. What are IKEA Interior Designer's Valērija ideas and suggestions for this room?

Stylish bedroom for young parents
Stylish bedroom for young parents

Sometimes, after children are born, tiny as they are, they still quickly manage to take over the whole life of the family. Family home becomes one big nursery with toys everywhere. To maintain a healthy balance, parents have to have a place where they can be alone. "Home idea with IKEA" visits a young couple in need of a new bedroom interior just for the two of them. How will Interior Designer Elīza manage to create the vibe the hosts are longing for?

Ask an IKEA interior designer: adding warmth to a white home
Ask an IKEA interior designer: adding warmth to a white home

“I really like the look of a tonally light home, but don’t want to make my space feel stark or cold. How can I add the cosiness I crave?” We caught up with an IKEA interior designer and got advice on how to make a home feel warm and inviting, even with a very strict colour palette.

There’s room for that: storage ideas to maximise any space
There’s room for that: storage ideas to maximise any space

Even in a little studio apartment, life is lived with ease, organisation and enjoyment. Dinner with friends? Of course. An afternoon of illustrating? Absolutely. How? With more than a little help from clever, space activating storage solutions that take advantage of every opportunity.

Living solo: a small, budget-friendly studio apartment
Living solo: a small, budget-friendly studio apartment

After years abroad with just a backpack, settling down in one place has been both an adjustment and a joy. Their first permanent address in many moons, they’ve taken their tight budget and made their compact studio apartment a multifunctional, bright and welcoming space with room to work, play and relax.

Modern kitchen for a big family
Modern kitchen for a big family

Kitchen is the heart of most every home and it plays a huge role in the everyday life of a family. It is crucial to plan it in a way that it is functional for big and small and also aesthetically pleasing. "Home idea with IKEA" is visiting a mother of four planning a surprise makeover for her husband in their kitchen and IKEA Interior Designer Alla shares best tips & tricks in kitchen planning.

Personal yet business-like: a fresh interior for a dynamic enterprise
Personal yet business-like: a fresh interior for a dynamic enterprise

When you believe in what you do, there is nothing that is not possible. Seven years ago, Elīna had a dream. Her dream was to make fresh, seasonal and local products available for those busy city-dwellers. For those, who do not have the time to find the wonderful hidden gems of our countryside. And so svaigi.lv was born. Elīna has always wanted the interior of her business to show its personality, but there was always something in the way. Now, as her business turns seven years old, she has decided that the time is ripe for change. Will IKEA Interior Designer Linda manage to catch the vibe of this business?

How to set up a room for three children?
How to set up a room for three children?

When three children share one room, finding the right interior solutions can be challenging. This time, "Home idea with IKEA" visits Annija, a mother of three for whom the visit is a surprise, organised by her own mother. Annija admits she is very happy to have been chosen as a participant as she struggles with the planning of her children's room. IKEA Interior Designer Zane is determined to make the everyday life for Annija's family better. What will be her best tips & tricks?

Ask an IKEA interior designer: choosing natural materials for the home
Ask an IKEA interior designer: choosing natural materials for the home

When picking the pieces for our homes, we all have different considerations from price, to look, to comfort. Perhaps you’ve become more conscious of what your furniture is made from. We chatted to an IKEA interior designer to learn more about the value of investing in different natural materials.

Bedrooms for some alone time
Bedrooms for some alone time

We all need the space to explore our own interests. For some people, that means getting out into the world, but even in a family home, environments can be created that allow individuals to find their own flow. In this apartment, the bedrooms have been designed for just that.




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