The classic ironing board occupies a majority part of the room which makes it look congested. It is much of a problem for the rooms with limited space. For space management, there are various trendy ideas which can create different styles of ironing boards which are stylish and functional. The right kind of ironing board combines convenience, space efficiency, inconspicuous style and amazing affordability in one smart, simple package, designed for quick and easy use. For minimal space consumption, the ironing boards should be extremely stable and of high quality. Replace the clumsy, space-hungry old ironing boards with the wall mounted ironing boards which are trendy, affordable and detachable. The detachable ironing boards can be installed and used anywhere such as dressing rooms, hotel, hospitals and clinics, airport facilities, narrow hallways, TV rooms, studio apartments, walk-in closets, etc. Here is a list of 10 ironing boards which are ideal for urban homes.
1. Mirror ironing board closet
The Mirror ironing board closet is designed by Nils Wodzak which was developed for the manufacturer Konzept Design. The compact furniture can hold all the essential ironing equipments, like the iron, board and spray bottle into the closet which is built behind the mirror. It also works as a lamp to light up the room. To use the unit for ironing, you need to open the mirror into an ironing board and perform the tasks of ironing by plugging the iron. After ironing, you may keep the iron and the rest of the fuddle back into the closet behind the mirror. The price of the Mirror ironing board closet is between €200 and €300 which comes with or without light. This unit is very ideal for small apartments.
2. Ironing board mirror
Designer of the ironing board mirror is Aissa Logerot. The ironing board mirror has dual function. It may be used both as a dressing mirror and an ironing board. When you need to dress up, you can use the mirror upfront. While using it for ironing purpose, it can be bend and turned into an ironing board. After ironing of your clothes, you can turn it back to a mirror. This unit is an innovative way to save space in modern days.
3. Liika – Ironing board with suction cups
The Liika ironing board is designed with suction cups by Tony Zakrajsek. Suction cups is being used on the ironing board to make it attachable to any non porous surface. It can be adjusted to any height levels by attaching the board to the any surface. The suction cups makes it comfortable for the user to iron their clothes in any place of the house, like counter tops, windows, walls, etc.
4. Reflecting ironing board
Reflecting ironing board is designed by Therese Glimskar. It is a charming unit of invention which can be used as a full length mirror as well as an ironing board. For the task of ironing, you can slide the mirror into a flat ironing board to iron your clothes. After ironing, you can flip the mirror vertically and place it in some corner of your home.
5. I_ROni_Ca iron board design
The I_ROni_Ca iron board comes in colorful floral pattern and is designed by Jenni Chasteen. This modern ironing piece is beautifully designed with many functions. The I_ROni_Ca includes a mini ironing board for ironing clothes, a shelf to keep the folded clothing and a laundry basket which can also be used as a stool. It also provides a comfortable place to sit while you are ironing your clothes.
6. Fold-away wall mounted ironing board
The fold away ironing board is easy for installation. It saves space and is very convenient, an amazingly affordable piece and is of invisible style. It has been designed for quick access. It is contemporary in design which fits even in smaller spaces. It is subtly stylish and has a detachable fabric wall cover. The wall mounted ironing board is one of the best selling unit. It can be adjusted to any convenient height according to your choice. The price of the wall mounted ironing board is less than most of the ironing piece of unit but functions double than the others.
7. Magnetic fold out ironing board
The magnetic fold out ironing board helps in completing all the possible ironing tasks in the most constrained spaces. This ironing board saves a lot of space and can be attached to washing machines or any metal surface. The name magnetic fold out ironing board denotes that this unit uses power magnets to stick to a surface. It can be unfolded in no time to become the ironing and laundry accessory. To attach to a washing machine or other flat metal surface, it uses seven powerful magnets. It is a perfect ironing board for small apartment for ultimate space management. The price of the unit is $34.99.
8. Stow-away ironing board
Stow-away ironing board cabinet is made of solid wood which opens as a clever pull out ironing board. The steel mechanism of the ironing board makes it effortless to use. For complete comfort, adjust the ironing height from 35" to 40". The unit also includes shelf for storing various ironing equipments. The installation of Stow-away ironing board is easy to assemble.
9. Functional ironing piece
Modern furniture means functionality with minimal space requirement. The functional ironing piece of furniture is much popular among bachelors. This unit is a single piece with three different utilities of a chair, step-stool and an ironing board. The chair is made of natural wood and material. You can use it for sitting or fold it to use it for ironing clothes. You can also use it as a step stool. The Functional ironing piece is very convenient which occupies very small space and can be placed in any household area.
10. An ironing drawer vanity
The ironing drawer vanity eliminates the need to lift or set up your ironing board. The installation of this unit is easy and can be fixed anywhere, such as into a vanity, cabinet, closet drawer or any place you are comfortable doing your ironing. The kit of the ironing drawer vanity includes the required hardware which needs to attach the board inside the drawer. When you need to iron, simply open the drawer and fold out the ironing board. The board itself is mounted on brackets which lifts it up out of the drawer.