Billy Bookcase is 30


Lucy Mangan in The Guardian celebrated the 30th birthday of Ikea’s ubiquitous Billy Bookcase, which will happen later this month.

While Lucy favours a row of 21 white 80x202cm Billys, this editor has a mixture of 60 and 80x202cm units in birch veneer.

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