Last week flat-pack furnishings giant Ikea announced it would be making changes to its insanely popular EXPEDIT shelves, essentially retiring a unit that's become storage MVP not only for the vinyl-collecting, just-out-of-college crowd, but for families and bachelors in all bits of the world. Since the moment Ikea let word spread that KALLAX—a square-set shelving piece that's similar, though more gracile, than EXPEDIT—would serve as a replacement, some fans have eulogized the classic shelves, while others unleashed their fury on social media. But sometimes in order to grieve the death, one must celebrate the life, so without further ado: 46 beautiful rooms featuring EXPEDIT shelves.
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