If your kids love LEGO, but you don’t love the idea of LEGO bricks scattered all over your house, then you’re all going to be uber excited about the newly-announced IKEA and LEGO collab. The (long overdue) marriage of functional design and playtime fun is a match made in organizational heaven!

At the company’s annual Democratic Design Days event, IKEA announced several new collaborations that the company plans to roll out in the next few years, including design mashups with athletic brand Adidas and Sonos speakers—but the partnership that parents and kids will be most looking forward to is the one with LEGO. The design partners hope to find “a solution that can encourage more creative LEGO play while at the same time pleasing parent’s interest in household look and feel to enable children and their parents to play together.”

The only downside is, we’ll have to wait awhile to find out what this collaboration actually looks like. There is no specific date set for the launch, only that the products will roll out in the next couple of years. In the meanwhile, we’ll just have to daydream about all the affordable, but stylish organizational bins and LEGO play tables coming to an IKEA near you.

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—Shahrzad Warkentin

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