[1. wall lamp / 2. work lamp / 3. table lamp / 4. chandelier / 5. green chair / 6. floor mirror / 7. cart / 8. yellow rug / 9. gray glass door cabinet / 10. yellow glass door cabinet / 11. bookcase / 12. asymmetrical shelves / 13. walnut veneer sideboard / 14. white media unit / 15. lacquer cabinet / 16. green cabinet]
I absolutely love Ikea. Perhaps it’s because I didn’t live close to an Ikea during my college years thus I never had a chance to get over saturated with Lack tables and squiggly mirrors. Nah! Much like my approach to fashion, the real reason I love Ikea is the ability it gives me to mix and match low-priced furnishings with investment pieces to create a beautiful room. I drool over the annual catalog like the new arrivals on Zara’s website and when I received the 2014 catalog, I examined it from cover to cover. Ikea has really raised the bar this year with bright green and yellow colors in their Stockholm collection and new lacquer finishes for the Besta series. Here are some of my favorites for the year which includes some new designs and updates on classics like a patterned Billy bookcase.