The End Of Books: Ikea Is Changing Shelves...they're not for books any more

Shelves....for decorative purposes....but not for books.  Ikea is jumping on this trend that is bound to erupt into monumental proportions.  It's bound to happen.  Soon we'll have coffee table made of digital technology allowing for e-coffee-table-books and who knows what else.
"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."

Read more at TechCrunch

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