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Best IKEA products according to interior designers

From your first apartment to your dream home, there’s one decor brand that makes its way into every interior along the way: IKEA. The Swedish giant has perfected the art of fashion and function with its minimalistic collection that walks a fine line between classic and on trend.


IKEA Ranarp work lamp

“Brass is everywhere these days, but I love it most when it’s mixed with other metals. As lighting is often considered the ‘jewellery in a room’, this piece strikes the perfect balance: It has pizzazz but isn’t too blingy, and the finish is contemporary but still elegant. This lamp would be perfect in a home office that doubles as a guest bedroom. It does double-duty as the perfect task light but is still chic enough to impress visitors.” — Lindsay Pennington, founder of Lindsay Pennington.

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Create a Virtual Scrapbook for your Decorating Ideas

If you’re familiar with the term “house porn,” you probably know about Houzz.com.

The phenomenally popular website overflows with photos of beautiful homes, and many of its devotees create “ideabooks.” These are virtual scrapbooks on the site where they can copy and stash photos of rooms that inspire them or that represent concrete examples of a design look that they had only been able to imagine.

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The site, which claims to have the largest database of design images on the Web, is a refuge for decorating enthusiasts. (Some house fanatics have been known to jokingly refer to beautiful home photography as house porn.) But Houzz also is being used as a real estate tool. Liza Hausman, the company’s vice president of marketing, talked about how house hunters and their real estate agents are using the site to refine their property searches:

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