Modular Shelving: The Pros & Cons of Elfa, Rakks & ISS?

Modular Shelving: The Pros & Cons of Elfa, Rakks & ISS?

Aaron Able
Nov 18, 2009
Q: What does the Apartment Therapy community think about modular pole-mounted shelving systems? In particular, I'm curious about the relative strengths and weaknesses of Elfa vs. Rakks vs. ISS? Elfa is the least expensive, and has the most consumer-friendly purchase process. The others seem a little more intimidating to buy and quite a bit more expensive, but also look a lot better and I'm guessing are more durable. Do you or your readers have experience with these products? Sent by Aaron Editor: This is a great question and we'd love to have reader feedback on their own experiences with Elfa, Rakks, ISS and the super-spendy Vitsoe systems. Here are some previous Apartment Therapy posts on this subject: ELFAElfa Gliding Shoe Rack in the Test LabElfa Easy Gliders RAKKSCardan Work Surface by RakksMarketplace | Shelf Shop ISS DESIGNSMarketplace | ISS Designs VITSOEMarketplace | Vitsoe
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