The billy is a barebones, functional bookshelf if that is all you want from it, or it is a blank canvas for creativity. Gillis lundgren, designer of ikeas ubiquitous billy. The billy bookcases seem to take on a new lightness when hung on the wall. However, theyre not really forthcoming with the dimnsions of the billy corner bookshelf. I have all the equipment necessary for cutting so i was going to cut the shelves down to 28. Be thankful if youre in slovakia, where ikeas iconic billy bookcase is the cheapest among almost 50 countries surveyed by bloomberg. Putting together ikea billy bookcase southern hospitality. And what could be better than spending time with family and friends in the greenery, soaking up the sun, relaxing, or simply sitting comfortably together. It was dreamed up in 1978 by an ikea designer called gillis lundgren who sketched. A simple unit can be enough storage for a limited space or the. Ikeas billy bookcase doesnt hold books anymore treehugger. Hi, mary, i actually didnt successfully pull it out, but unlocked it at just the right spot and you can pull it off the screws and then turn it around. Floating bookshelves an ikea billy hack ikea hackers. See more ideas about ikea billy, ikea billy bookcase.
Ikea sells a ton of options when it comes to the billy system and its easier to navigate those options in the store than online. Also, furniture off the floor is the way to go for me. Ikea billy, bookcase, white, adjustable shelves can be arranged according to your needs. See how 8 diyers each transformed 1 ikea classic bob vila. Ikea is making changes to its iconic billy bookcase. We used 4 billy bookcases with the height extenders and left off the backs and 1 narrower billy bookcase with height extender in the middle. It was developed in 1979 by the swedish designer gillis lundgren and ikea.
While its look will remain the same, there will be improvements in the finish and configurability starting in august 2014, the company says. Gillis lundgren, an industrial designer who helped make ikea the largest furniture retailer in the world with his nofrills designs, most notably the billy bookcase that millions of frugal book. How ikeas billy bookcase took over the world bbc news. Subscribe to the blumfeldt uk newsletter and receive. However, this means i would be cutting off all those specially. Shop ikeas signature billy bookcase series for the ultimate customizable storage solution with adjustable height options and long lasting quality. Ikeas billy bookcase doesnt hold books anymore ikeas billy bookcase is one of the staples of every students household. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Straighten and strengthen ikea billy bookcase hacks for the lazy. Assembly and installation of a set of ikea billy bookcase with oxberg glass doors. Blumfeldt arak, blumfeldt boltok, olcso blumfeldt termekek. Billy stylised as billy is a bookcase sold by the swedish furniture company ikea. See how 8 diyers each transformed 1 ikea classic the ikea billya bookshelf so familiar it goes by its first nameis one of the most popular furniture items in america, if not. Year age agedif tm lg lev aff g pa ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi sb cs bb so ba obp slg.746 996 181 611 655 474 799 286 1424 901 719 912 215 558 1507 662 723 824 655 720 190 5 745 608 211 212 726 1194 1137 1080 99 235 840 6 245 1371 729 572 649 505 1064 370 14 387