METOD
Top cabinet, white

RM100
The price reflects selected options
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Article Number : 
702.710.31
Cabinet number:: 
Choose the sizes and shapes of your cabinets according to your needs and available space, fill them with smart interiors, then dress them with fronts, knobs and handles for the look of your choice.
Size
40x60x40 cm
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Product Information
 
-Sturdy frame construction, 18 mm thick.
-The melamine surface is moisture- and scratch-resistant, and easy to keep clean.
-25 year guarantee. Read about the terms in the guarantee brochure.
Good to know
Suspension rail sold separately.
Different wall materials require different types of fixing devices. Use fixing devices suitable for the walls in your home, sold separately.
May be completed with UTRUSTA interior fittings for efficient utilisation of the space.
May be completed with VARIERA interior fittings for efficient utilisation of the space
Sold separately
Hinges are sold separately.<br/>
Care instructions
Wipe dry with a clean cloth.
Wipe clean with a soft cloth dampened in water and a mild non-abrasive washing-up detergent or soap, if necessary.
Product dimensions
Depth without suspension rail: 59.0 cm
Depth with suspension rail: 60.0 cm
Width: 40 cm
System, depth: 60.0 cm
Depth: 60 cm
Height: 40 cm

This product requires assembly
Designer
IKEA of Sweden
Product description and measurements
Frame: Particleboard, Melamine foil, Polypropylene plastic, ABS plastic
Back: Fibreboard, Foil, Foil
Downloads
Only the latest version of the documents is available for download. This means that there maybe a difference in this version and the printed version.
Assembly instruction
702.710.31 METOD Top cabinet (PDF)
METOD Top cabinet   Sturdy frame construction, 18 mm thick.  The melamine surface is moisture- and scratch-resistant, and easy to keep clean.
Smart functions
Building blocks for the kitchen
METOD frames provide the base for your new kitchen. Choose between base cabinets, wall cabinets and high cabinets in many different widths. Wall cabinets and high cabinets also come in different heights. If you want to use a corner, choose a corner base cabinet with a carousel that makes it easy to reach what's inside. There are even special frames for a built-in single or double oven. Perfect if you want to have the oven at a comfortable working height. Complement with practical UTRUSTA and VARIERA interior fittings.
More METOD system

A kitchen that took us around the world

If there's one thing we've found kitchens around the world have in common, it's that they're as different as the recipes we like to cook in them. That's why we developed the METOD kitchen system so it's easier to design the best kitchen for you – whether you're in a shoebox-sized apartment or have a big open space.

But that's the end result. Before that we needed to find out what people's kitchen dreams were (as well as their frustrations), what recipes they liked to cook, and how might kitchens look in the future – a journey that took us around the world.

Our biggest ever kitchen change

It just takes a flick through a few TV channels, or a glance at a social media feed to notice our appetite for making and sharing food is growing. Since lifestyle trends change, it made sense that our kitchens should change too. With the ambition to help as many people as possible have a kitchen they'd love to be in, the change turned into one of the biggest projects ever done at IKEA. “This is our biggest ever kitchen change, so it's fair to say we were very keen to get it right,” says METOD technician Klas-Ola Nilsson. “We wanted the new kitchen to be more affordable, easier to install and to suit people all over the world.”

Research from around the world

To make a kitchen that suits people everywhere, we first needed to find out what frustrated people most with their existing kitchens, as well what their dream kitchen would be like. This mission saw us survey thousands of people, visit hundreds of homes and work with food industry professionals. “We found if there's one thing in common with kitchens around the world it's that they're different.” Klas-Ola says. “For as many people who dream of an open space kitchen, there are people with a small space, or have to fit a pre-existing room.”

There's no such thing as a 'typical' kitchen

Even questions like ‘what are typical kitchens?’ couldn't be taken for granted. “Ovens in Europe are so usual that kitchen's were designed around them,” Klas-Ola says, “But then in other parts of the world we found they're almost a novelty and it's much more common to build a kitchen around a good hob and extractor hood.” And then there was the question ‘what's the typical amount of time to spend in the kitchen each day?’ “It became obvious that kitchens have to run at different speeds.” Klas-Ola says. “During weeknights we found some people's kitchens were only used for 15 minutes, which could swell to 3-4 hours on the weekends.” For every household that microwaved takeaway meals during the week, there was a kitchen that cooked large family dinners each day, or another kitchen where breakfasts were eaten and homework done.

From research to result

Bringing in all the feedback, one element became blindingly important. “We realised we needed a kitchen system that could adapt to different sized spaces in a way that hadn't been done before,” Klas-Ola says. “So, we developed modular cabinets that could fit almost anywhere.” By making cabinets in modular sizes, you can mix different sizes of cabinets to best fit your room and they'll still fit together – without any odd ends. While for the inside, clever drawers were developed to make better use of each cabinets volume so you can store more things.

Ready for the future

At the heart of METOD is the idea that a more adaptable kitchen will fit better with how you like to cook, both right now, or in a decade or so. Whether your culinary aspirations grow and you start craving a more professional kitchen, or you just want to start using your kitchen for more activities, we would love METOD to support you and help out. “There's nothing to say that METOD is set and fixed now,” Klas-Ola says. “It's something that's evolving and that we're developing as our ideas on what a kitchen should do changes into the future.”

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Sturdy frame construction, 18 mm thick. The melamine surface is moisture- and scratch-resistant, and easy to keep clean. 25 year guarantee. Read about the terms in the guarantee brochure. http://www.ikea.com/my/en/images/products/metod-top-cabinet-white__0156858_PE314898_S4.JPG METOD Top cabinet, white 702.710.31 IKEA RM100