You love the clean, pared-down look of Scandinavian design, but can't afford to drop a couple grand at Design Within Reach. What's a poor college student to do? Rely on our handy guide to modern design on the cheap. Clockwise from top left:
Ikea Lack wall shelf can be mounted on the wall, or simply placed on end in a tight corner. $50.
Recycled cardboard pendant lamp, $35.
Sheepskin rug, $30.
Chevron twin duvet cover, $79, and pillow sham, $24.
Stackable chair, 1 @ $40.
MORE AFFORDABLE DORM STYLE:
• Moroccan Inspiration for $403
Re-edited from a post originally published 8.9.11 - JEL
(Images: As credited above).