The Billy Bookcase is 30 this month!


Billy BookcaseWould you believe it, but this month the Billy bookcase, icon of IKEA is 30 years old! Unfortunately as a coincidence, IKEA has announced it is closing the factory in East Germany that makes it. This apparently is in order to move production somewhere cheaper with the result that over 170 people will now be unemployed in the town of Gardelegen, in Saxony-Anhalt. That of course, is not the Billy Bookcase’s fault.

There are more than 40million Billy Bookcases around the world today. An unusual statistic, you might say, unrivalled perhaps by any other item of minimalist furniture like this. What


About Admin

Web designer and partner in EASY FLATPAX, the most successful IKEA Murcia shopping, delivery and assembly service on the Mediterranean Costas in Spain. We are bigger and better, more efficient and more cost effective, than any other service. In short, easy flatpax makes other services look amateur. We are also the number one for IKEA kitchen installations. Call us on +34966470770, email on sales@easyflatpax.com or check out the website www.easyflatpax.com

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *