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A maths tuition centre with the right design equation

Learning maths might seem difficult and feel dreadful at times. This tuition centre, specialising in mathematics, wanted to transform the typical, conventional image of tuition centres into an inspiring, comfortable place for learning.

With the help of designers from the IKEA for Business team, the centre turned out to be a conducive space for learning that appeals to young students.

A classroom space featuring a wooden table and white and maroon swivel chairs.
A classroom space featuring a wooden table and white and maroon swivel chairs.

Balance of style and comfort

Impress your students with a mix LÅNGFJÄLL chairs in different colours and BEKANT tables to make the classroom space interesting yet comfortable.

Style you can count on

Combine timeless, stylish PÄRUP sofa and EKERÖ armchair to create a relaxing/waiting area for students and parents. The sofa cover is easy to keep clean since it is removable and machine washable. Add in SANDARED pouffes for extra fun seating options.

Add ergonomics into the equation

Don’t forget to create comfort for the teachers too. MARKUS chair gives extra back support and relief from the built-in lumbar support. The safety castors have a pressure-sensitive brake mechanism that keeps the chair in place when you stand up, and releases automatically when you sit down, perfect for teachers’ movements throughout the day.

Take a break

Build a small pantry for quick refreshments and storage of snacks for students. Our METOD kitchen cabinet solution and RÅVAROR/LIDÅS tables and chairs combine well together to create a cosy corner.

Multiply the discussions

Remember that interaction after class is just as important as the class itself. TOMMARYD table and YNGVAR stools make an inviting nook for discussions and a cool hang out area for students after class.

Solve the clutter problem

Store and organise all stationery, books and equipment hidden behind the doors of TROTTEN cabinets to enjoy a clutter-free space and easily prepare for your next class.

Doubling up on storage

FRÖTORP coffee/side table also serves as a storage for books underneath. Combine tables in different sizes to create a dynamic room and enjoy a larger table space.

Divide the space

Place KALLAX shelving units by the shop window to display your merchandise and books so it can be seen from both inside and outside of your tuition centre. It also acts as a screen for some privacy.

Image of Eve Tan, founder and Tutor of Mathathon (math tuition centre)
IKEA has truly transformed our learning space into a unique and inviting environment. With a focus on creating a homely and approachable atmosphere, our centre has successfully captured the attention and likes of both parents and students.

Eve TanFounder and Tutor, Mathathon (Maths tuition centre)

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