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Hacking Furniture Studios

Holte Creates Bespoke Products for Cost-Effective, Custom IKEA Kitchens

— August 21, 2019 — Art & Design
Furniture from IKEA is affordable and minimalist, providing the perfect base for creative individuals to "hack" the products to create their own custom IKEA designs. Hølte is a London-based design company that recently opened the doors to its studio and showroom in Hackney, appealing to consumers who are looking to customize their IKEA kitchens with its elegant hand-finished cabinet fronts, handles, worktops and more.

While many DIY-ers have been hacking IKEA furniture on their own for years, Hølte provides a helping hand in elevating the cost-effective, functional furniture pieces to create a bespoke kitchen design.

The new store space from Hølte also doubles as a community-focused place to host events, client meetings, design workshops, pop-ups, dinner clubs and other special events.
Trend Themes
1. Bespoke IKEA Designs - The trend of customizing affordable IKEA furniture to create unique designs presents opportunities for companies like Hølte to offer bespoke cabinet fronts, handles, and worktops.
2. DIY Furniture Hacking - The DIY trend of hacking furniture, particularly IKEA products, opens up opportunities for companies like Hølte to provide assistance and elevate the functionality and aesthetics of these affordable pieces.
3. Community-focused Spaces - The rise of community-focused spaces within retail stores, like Hølte's studio and showroom, allows companies to host events, workshops, and special events, creating an engaging and interactive environment for consumers.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Design - The furniture design industry can capitalize on the trend of customizing IKEA furniture by offering unique and specialized components that enhance the overall design and functionality of the products.
2. Home Improvement - The home improvement industry can leverage the DIY furniture hacking trend by providing tools, resources, and tutorials for consumers to easily customize and personalize their furniture, such as IKEA kitchens.
3. Event Planning - Event planning industry professionals can tap into the community-focused spaces trend by partnering with companies like Hølte to host events, workshops, and pop-ups, offering unique experiences for attendees.
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