Ikea is planning to stop making one of its most popular shelving systems, and people are outraged.
The EXPEDIT shelf apparently has a cult of fans, many of whom are vinyl record collectors who believe its cubed storage space is unrivalled by any other furniture in the world.
Ikea says it will replace EXPEDIT with a similar shelf called the KALLAX, which “has the same internal sizes and uses the same internal fittings,” according to the Huffington Post.
“I think our customers may be worried that they won’t have the wonderful function and flexibility that they had with EXPEDIT, but this is not the case,” Ikea spokeswoman Janice Simonsen told Huffington.
But EXPEDIT lovers are inconsolable:
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