Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Arts Journal - Words

Billy – The Story Behind IKEA’s Ubiquitous Bookcase

“It’s the archetypal IKEA product. It was dreamed up in 1978 by an IKEA designer named Gillis Lundgren. He sketched it on the back of a napkin, worried that he’d forget it. Now there are sixty-odd million in the world, nearly one for every hundred people.”

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