Featured

Published on June 19th, 2013 | by IH guest

9

My TROFAST studio





Materials: Trofast boxes, jig saw, sand paper, screws

Description: Ikea’s toys storage boxes were used both to cover the ceiling, and to create the libraries. With a jig saw I cut the bottom of the boxes which were then fixed to the wall, alternating with closed boxes with LEDs inside. I fixed to the ceiling the smaller boxes over adhesive strips of LEDs for a very effective ceiling light!

The desk is obtained from two old Ikea tables. On the wood I fixed the boxes, while the legs become a shelf for the glass top beneath which are placed TROFAST boxes used as drawers.

See more of the Trofast studio.

~ Rosandra, Italy

Stolmen for shoes and coats
Vestby Server Cabinet
We will be moving. Don’t miss any hacks.
Be the first to know
IKEAhackers will be moving. Be the first to know of the new domain when it is ready. Enter your details and sign up now.


The Author

I am Jules' little helper on IKEAHackers. Helping to upload posts, moderate comments, do minor tweaks here and there.

9 Responses to My TROFAST studio

  1. GuinR says:

    Your setup is just so, so COOL!

  2. Laura says:

    Cool. But not when you have to dust it!

  3. ratio says:

    Awesome! I absolutely love the idea. Especially the ceiling. What a cool look.

  4. doubtboy says:

    … not sure, 4 screws a box will keep these stuffed containers in place. how did you do this? low gravity?

  5. ben says:

    such a cool idea, how do you the boxes do with retaining their shape after having those heavy books inside them?

  6. Avery Gordon says:

    WOW! Gotta try this especially that lighting!

  7. Telda says:

    Geez, this is amazing! Futuristically awesome! Kudos!

  8. Lito says:

    Looks fab!! But I’ve got the same question as these people above me: how on earth can these boxes hold so much weight just by fixing them to the wall with screws? please share your secret.

  9. Icerke says:

    Actually with 4 screws it can be done!
    While cutting out the bottom, you just leave enough material (just saw out the inner flat piece).
    => It’ll hold :)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Back to Top ↑