Ikea Omar Shelving

Ikea Omar Shelving

Alec
May 23, 2006

File this under More things from Ikea that don't suck: We have always been a fan of the Metro Shelving systems. They are indestructible and we love how the industrial look seems to blend beautifully into high-end living spaces as easily as it does the garage. The downside is the sticker price with units costing upwards of $400.

Enter the Ikea Omar Shelving ($69). For a fraction of the price, the shelving system has plenty of staying power and once it is put together - we admit to some cursing as the little "widgets" that hold the shelving in place sometimes take time to get into the right spot- we dare anyone to tell it apart from the Metro brand.

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