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Anniversaries BILLY and KLIPPAN
In 2009 year IKEA notes 30-anniversary of its two models of furniture - cabinets BILLY (Bill) and sofas KLIPPAN (Klippan). This date brand dedicated online-project fotoconikea.it On which pages IKEA collects photos of custom interiors featuring BILLY and KLIPPAN.
Recall that came up in the wardrobe BILLY 1979 the Swedish designer Gillis Lundgren (Gillis Lundgren). According to him, he definitely remembers the first sketch was drawn BILLY: «I drew this on a napkin cupboard. You know, as often happens, when suddenly comes to mind some idea, and it needs to be urgently recorded. I remember at the time I thought that we all have - different houses, with different size rooms, ceiling height and the number of things, and I wanted to come up with a wardrobe that would fit all. "
Among other things, Gillis Lundgren was one of those who proposed the idea of a flat package, one of the symbols of IKEA.