BILLYBookcase, white

BILLY Bookcase, black-brown, 80x28x106 cm
BILLY Bookcase, oak veneer, 80x28x106 cm
BILLY Bookcase, white, 80x28x106 cm
BILLY Bookcase, white stained oak veneer, 80x28x106 cm
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It is estimated that every five seconds, one BILLY bookcase is sold somewhere in the world. Pretty impressive considering we launched BILLY in 1979. It’s the booklovers choice that never goes out of style.

Article Number302.638.44

Product details

Adjustable shelves; adapt space between shelves according to your needs.

A simple unit can be enough storage for a limited space or the foundation for a larger storage solution if your needs change.

Different wall materials require different types of fixing devices. Use fixing devices suitable for the walls in your home, sold separately.

2 adjustable shelves included.

May be completed with doors; available in different colours and designs.

May be completed with extra shelves to add storage space.

Product is possible to recycle or use for energy recovery, if available in your community.


Gillis Lundgren

Article Number302.638.44
  • Basematerial:

    Particleboard, Foil, Polypropylene plastic

    Side panel:

    Particleboard, Foil, Melamine foil, Polypropylene plastic

    Plinth front:

    Particleboard, Foil


    Fibreboard, Foil, Paint

    Wipe clean with a cloth dampened in a mild cleaner.

    Wipe dry with a clean cloth.

  • Warning! To prevent this furniture from tip over it must be secured to the wall with the included wall attachment devices.This storage has been tested for public use and meet the requirements following standard: EN 16121.
  • By using sawmill leftovers and scrap wood in the particle board in this product, we make use of whole trees and not only the trunks. That way, we take better care of resources.

    We want to have a positive impact on the planet. That is why by 2030, we want all materials in our products to be recycled or renewable, and sourced in responsible ways.

  • Assembly instructionsBILLY Bookcase302.638.44


Width: 80 cm

Depth: 28 cm

Height: 106 cm

Max. load/shelf: 30 kg

    BookcaseArticle no.302.638.44

    Width: 29 cm

    Height: 14 cm

    Length: 108 cm

    Weight: 19.59 kg

    Package(s): 1


Good ValueVerified BuyerGood Value5
Very pleased with my purchaseVerified BuyerVery pleased with my purchase5
Very good.Verified BuyerVery good.4
Good quality bookcaseVerified BuyerWhat’s not to like about a Billy bookcase. Does exactly what it says on the tin. Easy to assemble. Looks great in any room.5
good valueVerified BuyerThis is a repeated purchase. Love it.5
the shelves are well madeVerified Buyerthe shelves are well made and do a very useful job!5
Very goodVerified BuyerVery good5
Great product at a fantasticVerified BuyerGreat product at a fantastic price.5
PerfectVerified BuyerThe unit was everything I was looking for5
Billy white bookcaseVerified BuyerVery easy to assemble sturdy and just right for a nursery5
Already has a big chipVerified BuyerAlready has a big chip out of the top shelf after a few days but you get what you pay for!4
Great !Verified BuyerGreat quality. Easy to assemble !4
PerfectVerified BuyerUnfortunately I hadn’t realised that the doors came in a pack of one so needed to revisit the store. The assembly and quality is perfect for the new office.5
Billy bookcaseVerified BuyerGood study and easy to put together. Holds everything I need. Only slight comment is the cut out for the skirting board is too low for my skirtings.5
bookcaseVerified Buyerreally good vslue5
BookcaseVerified BuyerLooks smart and easy to assembly5
Beautiful qualityVerified BuyerBeautiful quality5
Big enough and well madeVerified BuyerBig enough and well made5
quality has been reducedVerified Buyerpurchased 2 billy bookcases. Top of 1 the plastic veneer began to lift when I just wiped it over with a damp cloth. Have same item many years and this never happened. I am very unhappy especially that your store is closed for lockdown.2
Billy bookcaseVerified BuyerWe love the billy bookcases, but this new white one isn’t as well made as the one before, and is slightly smaller than previous one although supposed to be same size.4
BILLY Bookcase, white, 80x28x106 cm

Our take on wood

Wood is the material most commonly associated with IKEA furniture, and for good reasons. It’s renewable, recyclable, durable, ages beautifully and it is an important part of our Scandinavian design heritage. At IKEA we believe that sourced in responsible way, wood is a key change driver for climate mitigation. In 2012, we set a goal that by 2020 our wood would be from more sustainable sources. We are happy to announce that we have reached this goal and today, more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled.

Forests are critical for life on earth

Forests contribute to maintaining balance in the atmosphere, purify the air that we breathe and are part of the water cycle. They nourish wildlife biodiversity and provide homes for indigenous communities who depend on forests for their livelihoods. 90% of plant and animal species living on the planet need forests to survive. They provide sources of food, fuel, timber and many other ecosystem services that we rely upon. Sourcing approximately 19 million m3 of roundwood per year from some 50 countries, IKEA has a significant impact on the world’s forests and the timber industry and a huge responsibility to positively influence how wood is sourced. Responsible wood sourcing and forest management ensure that the needs of people dependent on forests are met, that businesses can work sustainably, that forest ecosystems are protected and biodiversity is enhanced.

100% wood from more sustainable sources

At IKEA, we work with strict industry standards to promote responsible forestry. We don’t allow any wood in our supply chain from forest areas that are illegal or contain high conservation values or from forest areas with social conflict. Before starting to work with IKEA, suppliers must demonstrate that they meet IKEA critical requirements on wood sourcing. IKEA requires all suppliers to source wood from more sustainable sources (FSC-certified or recycled wood). All suppliers are audited regularly and non-compliant suppliers are required to implement immediate corrective actions. By working together with our suppliers, we are proud to announce that we have reached our more sustainable sources goal, which we set out to achieve by 2020. Today more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled.

IKEA Forest Positive Agenda for 2030

As pressure on the world’s forests and the surrounding eco-systems increases due to unsustainable agriculture, the expansion of infrastructure and illegal logging, it is time to take an even more holistic approach to protect and support these important resources for generations to come. The IKEA Forest Positive Agenda for 2030 set out to improve forest management, enhance biodiversity, mitigate climate change and support the rights and needs of people who depend on forests across the whole supply chain and drive innovation to use wood in even smarter ways. The agenda focuses on three key areas: • Making responsible forest management the norm across the world. • Halting deforestation and reforesting degraded landscapes. • Driving innovation to use wood in smarter ways by designing all products from the very beginning to be reused, refurbished, remanufactured, and eventually recycled.

We accomplish more by working together

For many years, IKEA has partnered with businesses, governments, social groups and non-governmental organisations to fight forest degradation and deforestation and increase the volume and availability of wood from responsibly managed forests both for our own supply chain and beyond. We are on a journey to improve global forest management and make responsible wood sourcing the industry standard, contributing to building resilient forest landscapes and improve biodiversity.

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What is particleboard?

Particleboard is made from recycled wood and sawmill waste – so wood pieces with the wrong shade, woodchips and sawdust become a valuable resource instead of being discarded. We use boards for things like bookcases, bed frames, sofas and kitchen frames. To protect from wear and moisture, we apply varnish, veneer or foil that adds to the furniture's look. The day your sofa or bed needs replacing, the material in the particleboard can be recycled into something entirely new.

Designer thoughts

Designer thoughts

"When I got the assignment to design a simple, functional and smart storage for books, I couldn’t have imagined that BILLY bookcase would wind up in so many homes across the world. I remember being especially pleased with the adjustable shelves and the depth of the bookcase – perfect for books. We were also able to transport it in a flat pack - an idea I was actually first to develop. The bookcase is one of my favourites and I hope it will be around for many more years."

Designer Gillis Lundgren (1929-2016)