February marks the 40-year anniversary of the Billy bookcase, one of Ikea’s top-selling items of all time. To celebrate this ubiquitous, no-nonsense workhorse, the company is injecting a burst of color into the series with a “happy, yellow anniversary edition” of the Billy. Color us delighted!
Not only has yellow has been trending lately—oh hello “Gen-Z yellow”—but it’s also a perfectly punchy and joyous color to ring in spring. Indeed, Ikea is not the only brand with some yellow in its “New Arrivals” section right now. Keep scrolling to see some of the best new home items in charming yellows, mixed in with sunny editions of some classic favorites.