Every home should be so well equipped as to have additional storage for the kitchen, plus a landing spot for coats, bags and to drop off wet shoes. This area is just off of the kitchen and adjacent to the back door, therefore in the perfect position for the way this family functions. The two shelves flanking the cased opening conceal pocket doors that lead to the kids’ play area and powder room. While the spaces are beautifully organized I can’t help but be captivated by the stunning area rugs in both spaces. They are definitely adding artful value in this zone of the house.
Given the minuscule size of this modern Manhattan loft, every inch of space is put to use. Stairs are not merely for circulation through the apartment, but feature built-in storage cabinetry and drawers below.
A whole wall of built-in storage means there's no need for extra dressers in this bedroom, and all attention can be directed to the beautiful setting. A sliding glass door joins the room with an adjacent waterfront deck, part of the designers' strategy to make the rooms feel like a natural extension of the outdoors.
A unit of built-in cubbies stretches from the floor to the ceiling in this bathroom, providing ample storage space for towels and other bathroom essentials. The cubbies coordinate beautifully with the door and vanity, which are a similar hue of rich gray.
Red floral throw pillows add a burst of color to this neutral contemporary bedroom, which features a white bedspread and a gray tufted headboard. The built-in bookshelves and drawers underneath the bed are smart, space-saving storage features for a small urban bedroom.
Built-in shelving lines a hallway, adding loads of storage and making use of every inch of available space. Wide-plank, distressed hardwood adds warmth on the floors, while custom draperies soften the space and add a pop of color.
A wall of built-in cabinetry maximizes storage space in this compact master bedroom in Brooklyn, N.Y. Full overlay doors and bar pulls in an oil-rubbed bronze finish blend traditional and modern elements, as do furnishings in this transitional space.
A custom contemporary built-in unit offers a convenient storage option behind this Connecticut home's staircase. White cubbies, cabinets and drawers provide plenty of space for stowing away items that need to be easily at hand without visually cluttering the space.
Storage Dilemma: You just can't fit one more sweater or pair of shoes in your bedroom closet. Solution: Take advantage of the space under your bed by using storage boxes or slide-out bins for seasonal items, or choosing a bed with built-in drawers to hold the overflow from your closet.