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Interior Porn: IKEA Edition

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IKEA cabinetry. By now, we can safely consider it a reoccurring reader comment trend that seems to pop up whenever kitchens arrive on the condo scene. Sounds trivial, but it shouldn't be dismissed as such— IKEA, though ripe for persecution, has brought affordable, modern design to the masses. Never mind that a bottle of Wild Turkey and a blowtorch are required to survive the assembly process (not to mention IKEA's effect on the American divorce rate). The outlet has also launched a growing design trend, as folks take apart and reinvent IKEA finds into new (and often ingenious) home solutions.

A day or so back we looked at a rather exquisite Eichler remodel in Oakland. Today via IKEA Hacker, a site devoted to said re-appropriation trend, comes a look at the work of architect Mark Marcinik of Palo Alto-based Greenmeadow Architects. Marcinik's remodel of a 1950's Eichler owned by Palo Alto couple Olga and Max Seybold was recently featured in Sunset Magazine. His customization of IKEA components used in the renovation of nearly every room bests all IKEA attempts we've yet seen, by far. Bravo.
· inspiration: mark marcinik's ikea hacks [IKEA Hacker]
· Greenmeadow Architects [website]
· Interior Porn: Pimp My Eichler [Curbed SF]

[Images and design by Mark Marcinik, Greenmeadow Architects via IKEA Hacker]