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Shared spaces and smart storage places

Everyone needs a place to call their own. Maximise every nook and cranny of your shared living room with secret sofa storage and a shelving unit that can keep everyone’s things nicely separated.

IKEA BROR black storage system holding boxes and organisers on its 3 shelves and black door cabinets in a living room.
IKEA BROR black storage system holding boxes and organisers on its 3 shelves and black door cabinets in a living room.

Leave nice notes on magnetic doors

Magnetic doors make it easy to hang reminders to roommates, or post polaroids. Label boxes and baskets to keep everyone’s things organised. Personalise your property, too: play with it, paint it and make it yours!

IKEA BROR powder-coated galvanized steel black shelving unit, with boxes and organisers placed on its 3 shelves.

Lamps on a TV bench

Place a lamp on your coffee table or on a TV bench. Direct the light to what you’re doing or what you want others to see.

IKEA FJÄLLBO black TV bench, made of metal and a solid wood surface, with a lamp on top and various decorative items.

Pendant lamps free your room

Hang a pendant lamp low to the coffee table to use as a freestanding table lamp. You can use your side table to hold other things.

IKEA VALLENTUNA green modular sofa bed with storage, YPPERLIG birch and black coffee table and glass pendant lamp.

Save space with sofa-based storage

There’s more storage than meets the eye. VALLENTUNA sofa has an optional storage unit to store blankets, bedding and extra cushions, making it perfect for stayovers and small spaces. The covers are also removable and machine washable. (So accidents can happen.)

A VALLENTUNA green modular sofa unit with storage compartment propped open, black and white patterned pillows under.