Posts tagged "bookcases"

Happy Birthday To Billy! 5 Ways To Keep Him Looking Spiffy

Billy has a major birthday this year. The iconic (or basic, depending on your point of view) bookcase from Swedish flat-box retailer Ikea has reached a milestone in its life. This year, Billy turns the big 3-0. Designed by Gillis Lundgren, who was Ikea's fourth employee and also developed the flat-package concept, the bookcase wa…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 13, 2009

Love Nest: Add Art To Your Bookcase, But Not The Way You Think

I was just salivating over the photos of Jen Bekman's apartment on Design Sponge this morning. She's the genius behind the enormously successful (inexpensive) art-for-all website 20x200. As I was ripping through the images I happened upon one little sneaky trick for upping the pretty factor of any gathering of books: Top the books with…

By: Nina Carbone / September 22, 2009