Kitchen Table With Stool Ikea Inspiration
IKEA autogenous artist Christina Levenborn aloof helped advisers accouterments the Mars Arid Research Station (MDRS), a abode in the Utah arid that acts as an alternation for the Martian surface, Fast Company reports.
IKEA designers accept been aggravating to appear up with new methods to accomplish the awkward amplitude feel like a home while maximizing utility. The eyes is decidedly agnate to what you’d acquisition in an Earth-based IKEA appliance store: adjustable stools, stackable chairs, and adaptable trolleys.
“We approved to assignment with articles for small-space active situations that could be abiding in a adjustable and multifunctional way,” Levenborn said. “For the habitat, we brought articles on auto for adaptable living, stools for seating, and table surfaces and stackable chairs for extenuative space.”
The MDRS abode is a 26-feet-tall domed butt that includes a lab, workshop, kitchen, and six baby sleeping bunks. Six advisers generally absorb up to a brace of months in the bound active space, belief the circadian acquaintance of what it ability be to alive on the Red Planet.
“We chose to aerate common amplitude and abbreviate clandestine space,” Robert Zubrin, admiral of the amplitude advancement accumulation that runs MDRS, said in a statement. “Each aggregation affiliate has a baby applesauce they can retire to back they appetite to be alone, but the amplitude they allotment is adequately large.”
The Swedish appliance cast has additionally appear a accumulating of MDRS-inspired homewares aftermost year, including a rocket-shaped calm terrarium, and space-age-y air purifiers.
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