This family wanted a space where their three boys could clean up and store their gear after a hard day’s play. Handy cubbies along this wall are equipped hanging hooks and surrounded with shelves and drawers above and below. A brick floor is decorative and low maintenance.
A tight corner under a vaulted ceiling is the perfect spot for a play corner for the pint-sized family members. Hanging baskets provide a fun spot to stash stuffed animals, while floor cubbies provide more space for corraling toys while still keeping them in-sight and reachable for the small ones.
The low-profile TV that mounts flat to the wall across from the end of the bed includes a special art mode that offers the chance to turn the bedroom into an art gallery. A stylish modern red two-drawer console table with open and closed storage sits under the advanced TV.
Upper cabinets on each side of the cooking zone include round antique-finished black zinc knobs with an engraved burst design on the front. These stylish knobs coordinate with the sturdy pulls on the lower cabinets and drawers on the island.
This cozy unit from West Elm combines a six-drawer storage bed frame with a sleek headboard and modular nightstands. Finished in white lacquer or a chocolate veneer, this low-slung contemporary set makes it easy to stash books, linens and clothing out of sight. Sizing options run from twin to king.
Neutral walls provide the perfect backdrop for a beautiful ocean photograph. A leather bed is dressed in simple gray bedding is paired with a low, open nightstand that provides storage, while still keeping with the contemporary style of the bedroom.
To get a high-end customized look on a low-end budget, use systems like Cincinnati-based Organized Living’s “Freedom Railway.” These easy-to-install systems, available from organization-focused retailers, are perfect for the not-so-handy man. Shown here in cypress, the rail system includes adjustable drawers and shelving.
With a low profile and slim silhouette, the Modern Shoe Cabinet available at Dot & Bo gives you a stylish way to organize and store your favorite shoes in an entry or hallway. The cabinet includes two storage areas that fit up to six pairs of shoes, with a sleek white paper finish and silver legs for a contemporary look.
In a tight space you need to exhaust all storage possibilities. If you’re looking to store kid stuff, get down on their level, then scout the space for opportunities. For example, low shelves under a dining table or console can provide an ideal spot for board games, books or that dump truck you keep stumbling over.
Cabinet lighting highlights the glass storage and tile backsplash illuminating the back wall of the bar. Sconce lighting creates a low light atmosphere perfect for the lounge vibe. Bar seating opens up to a pair of leather gray armchairs expanding the room and allowing for choices in seating.
Low lighting gives this game room the perfect look for night time entertainment. Wood elements including a coffered ceiling, built in cabinets and drawers and the wood frame of the natural top pool table give the room a warm finish. A double lamp shade light fixture hangs over the pool table for concentrated light.
A modular system that includes both open and closed storage solutions can bring order to a messy play space or child’s bedroom. Low, wide drawers are handy for medium-to-large toys, while a bench with cubbies underneath is perfect for storing stuffed animals or extra pillows.
This gender-neutral play space features high cabinets for safe storage as well as low shelves that are accessible to smaller family members. A multicolored rug beneath the play table helps protect the floor.