Get Affordable College Essentials
IKEA has college essentials for everything from sleep and studying to shower items. For studying, the HÅRTE LED work lamp is slim, light weight and it can even be powered using the USB on your laptop. You can organize your papers and assignments with the FLUNS magazine file and the VÄGGIS noticeboard, and the BRÄDA laptop support keeps your laptop or tablet at a more comfortable working height. For sleep, the IKEA STRIMKROKUS comforter comes with pillowcases, is machine washable and soft. For clothes storage, the SKUBB organizer folds flat, so it’s easy to transport and the SNOSING laundry bags have a pocket on the side that could be used for holding your laundry quarters or detergent. And don’t forget about your bath essentials like the HÄREN hand and bath towels, the SKOGHALL bathmat and the VARPAN bathroom set. And if you’re sharing a bathroom, the FÄVREN shower basket is great because it keeps your bathroom items portable.
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Meet the Squad
Our team of IKEA® experts are traveling across the country helping families tackle home challenges with design makeovers that have smart solutions to make everyday life at home better.
Anthony is excited to join the Home Tour Squad this year as a designer and to have the opportunity to bridge both his creative ambitions with those tied more solidly in connecting and creating relationships with people. An artist at heart, he loves a good paint brush, but can be equally tempted by a good meal or a good show (best if combined).
Rocky has a passion for helping families achieve a better life at home. He enjoys working with a team to help families tackle their design challenges while creating fun and engaging videos that empower so many different people to do the same. In his spare time, Rocky loves traveling to new cities, composing music, making short films and spending time with his husband.
Whitney is a Southern Californian IKEA Interior Designer. She believes the perfect space is the one you feel most comfortable in and represents your own unique personality. She is grateful to have a job that allows her the freedom to express herself and looks forward to many new experiences as she travels across the country doing what she loves.
Stephanie has a passion for encouraging people to tackle home challenges in a smart and simple way. Working with families and inspiring others to improve their home is a rewarding and enlightening experience. Along with interior design, she enjoys printmaking, ceramics and has a fondness for cats and squirrels.
Editor / Camera Operator
Jesse began his IKEA journey in 2010 while pursuing his passion for media production in film school. Now he can combine his love for film and IKEA by being a camera operator and editor on IKEA Home Tour for his 2nd year. He looks forward to exploring each new city on his long board and is always looking for great music festivals.
Tell us why your space needs an IKEA makeover
We’re looking for IKEA fans who want to bring their design ideas to life
If your submission is selected, we’ll send our design experts to help you transform your space with smart solutions and creative DIYs. Plus, we’ll film it all and post it on our social media channels so IKEA fans everywhere can get inspired!
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