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Ikea Storage Solutions for Minimalists on a Budget

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Ikea Storage Solutions for Minimalists on a Budget

June 28, 2017

Ikea’s done it again: This time we’re admiring a line of storage furniture that checks all the boxes: small, clean, practical, customizable, and budget priced. Designed by Eva Lilja Löwenhielm, the Mackapär Series is tailored for entryways and small spaces, and offers a number of clever solutions for wrangling shoes, coats, umbrellas, and keys. Here’s a look at the line.

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Above: The Mackapär Coat Rack with Shoe Storage Unit is an all-in-one storage unit with three zones: one for coats, a second for hats and umbrellas, and two lower shelves for shoes or bags. It’s made of white powder-coated steel; $49.99 at Ikea.
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Above: The Mackapär Hat and Coat Rack is an abridged version of the larger coat rack with two shelves, a set of hooks, and a hanging bar; $24.99 at Ikea.
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Above: The Mackapär Shoe Rack is made of powder-coated steel with two perforated shelves; $16.99 each at Ikea.

the shoe rack is designed for stacking (ikea says the racks should be anchored 12
Above: The shoe rack is designed for stacking (Ikea says the racks should be anchored to the wall to avoid tipping).

the mackapär bench with storage compartments is a bench with sliding doors for 13
Above: The Mackapär Bench with Storage Compartments is a bench with sliding doors for concealing shoes and other essentials. It’s made of white-painted particleboard; $59.99 at Ikea.
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Above: The taller Mackapär Shoe/Storage Cabinet is made of white-painted particleboard and mounts to the wall; $60 at Ikea.

the cabinets can be stacked two high for additional storage. interior shelves c 15
Above: The cabinets can be stacked two high for additional storage. Interior shelves can be placed flat (seen on top) or angled (seen on bottom).

the mackapär coat organizer mounts to the wall and is accessible from both sid 16
Above: The Mackapär Coat Organizer mounts to the wall and is accessible from both sides. The shelves can be placed flat or angled for shoes and boots; $69.99 at Ikea.
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