ISSUE 71  |  The Modern Kitchen

Ikea Ingenuity: A Two-in-One Kitchen and Mini Herb Garden

May 07, 2013 4:16 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla

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Spotted, via Italian designers Teste di Legno, an ingenious way to combine off-the-shelf Ikea components to make a custom compact kitchen, complete with a built-in herb garden:

Above: The Unacucina is made from about a dozen different Ikea products, including a faucet, a table, metal planters, a watering can, a cooktop and a sink. Photograph via Teste di Legno

Want to try to make one yourself? Here are some of the crucial components:

Above: Made of birch, a Norden Extendable Table comes in two sizes; an 87-inch-long table that extends to 1-5 inches is $399.


Above: A chrome-plated Glittran Faucet is $149.

See the rest of the post on Gardenista.

For more kitchen planter ideas, see Hanging Window Box From Ikea.