17 Best IKEA Finds for a Stylish Dorm in 2019

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You never know what you might find at IKEA, from essential pieces with hidden details to decor pieces that look super stylish for their price range. And when it comes to dorm room shopping, the retailer doesn't disappoint. If you're gearing up for another semester/quarter of classes, we took the liberty of browsing IKEA's site for some of the most stylish, dorm room-friendly finds.

From desk essentials to kitchen accessories, here are some of our favorite current offerings:

1. Plumsa Laundry Bag, $12.99

If you have to lug your laundry down the street or onto another floor of your building, at least you can do it in style.

2. Jansjö LED Work Lamp, $12.99

A much-needed item for all-nighters comes in a quirky color? Yes, please.

3. Tjena Desk Organizer, $4.99

Keep all your extra notes and pens in one (chic) place.

4. Tranarö Stool/Side Table, $19.99

This bright and cheery stool also works really well as a side table, perfect for small spaces.

5. Förnyad Pedal Bin, $24.99

Here's proof that even your trash bin can look fun.

6. Funkön Back Cushion, $8.99

Pair this stylish pillow with a plain couch or your favorite duvet cover for a cozy and eye-catching space.

7. Vårkrage Throw, $4.99

Keep this comfy throw blanket on the couch for sleepovers.

8. Stuk Box With Compartments, $6.99

Save yourself the stress of a cluttered drawer with this adorable box.

9. Förnyad Stool, $49

When you need just a little extra seating, with a unique pop of color.

10. Sommar Duvet Cover and Pillowcase, $24.99

Some bright and cheery bedding that you can collapse onto at the end of a long day.

11. Utvändig Decorative Bowl, $12.99

Use this bowl to hold fruit and snacks you can grab as you walk out the door.

12. Lankmoj Notebook (set of three), $4.99

You can never have too many notebooks right?

13. Bajk Alarm Clock, $7.99

In case you want a stylish alternative to your smartphone alarm.

14. Lackticka Dish Towel (set of two), $4.99

Keep your countertops clean and add a little extra oomph to the kitchen space.

15. Glattis Coasters With Holder (set of six), $7.99

The classiest coasters, so you can impress everyone in the group project.

16. Rens Sheepskin, $29.99

We love a good sheepskin rug, especially when you can use it to cover up an ugly desk chair.

17. Blötsnö LED String Light, $14.99

A classic addition: string lights to make your space just a little more magical.


Eva Recinos is an associate editor at Hunker. You can reach her at eva@hunker.com

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