Editor pick: Ikea revamps Billy bookcase - Metro US

Editor pick: Ikea revamps Billy bookcase

7740 Colourcheck: Paulina P Ikea’s new and improved Billy bookshelf hits stores in August.

Since debuting more than 30 years ago, Ikea’s Billy Bookcase has made its way into most of our homes at one time or another. Now, the iconic, no-fuss piece is getting an update with stronger shelves, child-friendly edges, a scratch-resistant finish and fewer visible drill holes. Unfortunately, it will still end up overflowing with books you haven’t read, paperwork you never intend to do, and industrial-grade dust.

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