Monday, September 12, 2011

The End of Books: Ikea Is Changing Shelves To Reflect Changing Demand

If you needed any more proof that the age of dead-tree books is over take a look at these alarming style changes at Ikea: the furniture manufacturer’s iconic BILLY bookcase – the bookcase that everyone put together when they got their first apartment and, inevitably, pounded the nails wrong into – is becoming deeper and more of a curio cabinet. Why? Because Ikea is noticing that customers no longer buy them for books

(Via 1001 Books To Read Before You Die.)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

We bought them for real books and LOVE them !!