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Ikea is doing a giveaway of its 187-square-foot tiny home on wheels that was first unveiled in fall 2020 in partnership with Vox Creative and Curbed to promote sustainable tiny living.
The tiny home on wheels was initially built by Escape, which specializes in creating these moving mini homes. Escape’s homes on wheels can be attached to a vehicle, like a pickup truck, to be towed around to any destination.
“[Tiny living] is a very hot trend that has become hotter as people move away from cities, crowded apartments, and condos due to COVID-19 and into safe spaces of their own,” Escape’s founder Dan Dobrowolski told Insider in the email interview in 2020.
Now let’s take a look around the interior. Despite the home’s wheels, the unit has all the functions of a non-moving house, including a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and living room.
Ikea has played a quiet role in the tiny home movement, in part by offering small living friendly furniture. Now, it’s using these pieces to furnish its own tiny home.
This includes the kitchen, which has Ikea’s Kungsbacka series made of recycled wood and bottles, and the living room, which has the foldable and storage-equipped Norden dining and work table.
Like the Norden table, many furniture pieces throughout the tiny home are multipurpose, such as the bed, which has under-bed storage.
The tiny home can sleep up to two people, but the original non-Ikea iteration from Escape can fit more with a couch-bed.
The small space also has plenty of storage units, including the aforementioned under-bed storage, hanging storage racks, kitchen cabinet, and shelves near the ceiling.
The interior walls are painted white to make the space feel …read more
Source:: Business Insider