KVARNVIK Storage box with lid, beige, 32x35x32 cm
KVARNVIK Storage box with lid, beige, 32x35x32 cm
KVARNVIK Storage box with lid, beige, 32x35x32 cm
KVARNVIK Storage box with lid, beige, 32x35x32 cm
KVARNVIK Storage box with lid, beige, 32x35x32 cm
KVARNVIK Storage box with lid, beige, 32x35x32 cm
KVARNVIK Storage box with lid, beige, 32x35x32 cm

This box is reminiscent of the elegant storage boxes of the past. The size is perfect for things like games and clothes. Woven paper on the outside, and as the icing on the cake – a classic pattern inside.

Article Number504.594.87

Product details

The size is ideal for everything from paper and media accessories to shoes and clothes.The box fits perfectly in KALLAX shelf.The label holder makes it easy to mark and find what you are looking for.Designer

IKEA of Sweden

Article Number504.594.87
  • Basematerial:Paperboard (min. 100% recycled), Paper
    Metal parts:Steel
    Wipe clean with a dry cloth.
  • Renewable material (paper).Paper can be recycled multiple times, reducing our environmental footprint. All products containing recycled materials meet the same quality and safety demands as we have on all our products.Non-chlorine bleached.Product is possible to recycle or use for energy recovery, if available in your community.By using recycled paper in this product, we consume less new raw materials and lower our environmental impact while existing materials get new life.
  • KVARNVIKStorage box with lidArticle no504.594.87
    Width: 49 cmHeight: 4 cmLength: 64 cmWeight: 1.41 kgPackage(s): 1

Product size

35 cm
32 cm
32 cm


Love this product, classy looksDeborahLove this product, classy looks & good range of sizes4
understated eleganceAnnalovely officey box for all your special items or anything really5
Loved the appearance and storageGeorgiaLoved the appearance and storage space .5
BeautifulAnnmareeLove Love Love5
Keep it out of sightHeliBought these to put into my cube book shelf. Still haven't bought the book shelf, but they seemed solid enough and looked cute in store with the black.5
Love the design!SangruthaiI use them to store linens and towels in my cupboard. Lovely material and design!5
Keeping it tidyVinaGood storage solution in a neutral colour.5
Well designed and functional. ValueZoeWell designed and functional. Value for money.4
Suits the purpose I boughtSusanSuits the purpose I bought them for5
StorageCarolineGreat storage box, very solid and looks awesome. Just wish there were some other colours as well as the neutral. I have purchased a heap5
containerMaggieuse this in craft room as well and looks so good have it on display5
Loved it!!KarishmaLooks beautiful5
Love itCaitlynEasy to put together. High quality box.5
Fits perfectly in my KallaxAnnetteFits perfectly in my Kallax unit.5
Perfect Photo BoxesErylThese look gorgeous & great for storing photos. Bit of a pain to assemble though but worth it5
Very cute boxes. They lookKarenVery cute boxes. They look great in my cabinet. Will buy more5
Stylish and practicalMelisaWonderful design, practical storage box is also very stylish and match perfectly with my home decor.5
Good storage boxEmmaThis is a great size box for storing photos although it was a little tricky to put together.4
StorageWThe Kvarnvik storage box is very stylish! It compliments my decor. The handle makes it easy to access the storage.5
value for moneyAnne-Mareegroovy, tidy and space saving device to organise your spaces5
KVARNVIK Storage box with lid, beige, 32x35x32 cm

The world of paper

Imagine counting out how many times you came into contact with paper in the last week? From takeaway cups, to tissues, to packaging and newspapers, chances are it wouldn't take long to lose track.

Which stands to reason, paper is such a useful material that over 400 million tons are produced around the world each year. Our goal is to minimise paper's impact on the planet, that's why we use recycled paper as much as possible, make fresh paper from responsibly sourced wood and design products that use less raw materials without losing any of their practicality. Products like the TJENA and KVARNVIK storage boxes.

Thinking inside the box

"Sustainability is part of a common goal that we put into all our products," says Jakub Brat, one of the developers of TJENA and KVARNVIK. "The fewer raw materials we use to make a product without taking away it's functionality or quality, means we can reduce each products environmental impact and lower its price too." It's this goal of using less raw materials and better use of recycled paper that's shaped the development of the TJENA and KVARNVIK storage boxes. "Our idea for these boxes was to design storage for magazines, stationery — things around the home," Jakub explains. "So once we had determined practical sizes and how strong they had to be, we looked at the best way to construct them."

The right recycle ratio

Paper is amazingly versatile in that, after its life as a newspaper or cereal box, it can be washed down into a pulp and reused as something else. As part of the recycling process some of the paper is washed away so fresh paper needs to be added. This fresh paper (also known as virgin paper) uses wood pulp that comes from forests following our strict requirements to ensure that the wood is grown and harvested responsibly. "The boxes are made of at least 80% recycled paper and up to 20% virgin paper," Jakub says. "The reason we add virgin paper is because it has fresh fibres which are stronger and give needed strength to recycled parts.” By making the boxes with a recyled paper core and a virgin paper surface, we can use as much recycled paper as possible, while still securing a strong storage box. Along with the strength boost, it also lets us print patterns and colours in a nice way too.

Resource saving design

Along with material, the other way we looked to make the boxes more sustainable was the design itself. "TJENA is actually replacements for previous box storage we made called KASSETT," Jakub says. "Which though popular, was a little fussy to put together with screws to hold the parts in place." Taking away the screws, an envelope style construction was developed, which has the double advantage of being 100% recyclable as well as easier to put together. We're looking to continue developing ways to use paper in the most responsible way, from ensuring our paper comes from more sustainable sources, to reusing paper waste to make something new. Even after you've had years of practical service from these boxes, they can be recycled into something useful again.

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What is paperboard?

Paperboard is a thick and durable material that often comprises of several layers of paper and has many different uses. At IKEA we use paperboard in everything from packaging and sturdy storage boxes to games and other children's products. The paper in our paperboard is almost 100% recycled and is produced completely free from harmful substances. And when you eventually throw away your box or the children's old puzzles, the material can be recycled many times over.

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