Design Your Own Bee Home for Free Thanks to IKEA

Bee Home by SPACE10

We humans owe a great deal of gratitude to bees. A third of what we eat is the direct result of the tiny insects’ commendable work ethic. About 80% of all worldwide pollination is due to the tireless efforts of the tiny but fierce workforce. Unfortunately, in the process of building our homes and cultivating our gardens, we have delivered a heavy blow to the livelihood of these fuzzy pollinators. The loss of environment due to climate change and pesticides has also accelerated a pathway towards extinction for bees. Luckily, IKEA has an innovation hub­ called SPACE10 to correct course.

In collaboration with design studio Bakken & Bæck and designer Tanita Klein, SPACE10 has started the Bee Home project—an online hive designer where users can download designs for free. Additionally, no tools are needed to construct the homes. The site also features an interactive map where you can locate

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IKEA and SPACE10 Launch Website to Rethink Interior Design

The key to great design often lies in the imagination process. After all, nearly every great product and innovation has come from asking a simple question like “what if?”. Now IKEA and its research and design lab SPACE10 are taking that idea further by creating a powerful virtual playground for experimentation.

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Called Everyday Experiments, the new site is dedicated to exploring fun innovations in the world of interior design. As a result of recent events like the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, most people are finding themselves at home much more often than before, leaving many to contemplate different pieces and layouts for their spaces. Everyday Experiments allows you to further that exploration through various media formats.

“The future home should be about the people first. It’s a place for everyone to be safe, to feel comfortable and in control. Technology is quickly becoming a vital

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