High-Style Hacks: Bjarke Ingels, Henning Larsen, and Norm Architects tweak an Ikea flat-pack classic

Interiors International
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Danish kitchen purveyor Reform has enlisted Bjarke Ingels, Henning Larsen Architects, and Norm Architects to put their spin on a mainstay of Ikea‘s kitchen designs, the Metod. While the architects’ work is confined to surface treatments and small details, the results definitely elevate the kitchen above the generic flat-pack model.

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Bjarke Ingles and BIG added a loop of seatbelt webbing to the drawers and doors.

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Henning Larsen Architects accented the cabinets with strips of contrasting or coordinating metal.

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Norm Architects created a waterfall counter to frame door/drawer panels made of bronzed tombac, fiber-concrete, or smoked or sawn oak.

The kitchens will be available in September 2015.

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