A dark gray accent wall and industrial metal storage cabinet give this modern living room a cool touch, while natural light keeps the space bright. A neutral sofa sits in front of a black coffee table while a fun throw pillow adds a touch of color.
This multifunctional, colorful boy's room closet features garage-style metal cabinets for storing toys, sports equipment and clothing. A dry erase board on the closet door does double duty with convenient hooks for hanging hats and jackets.
The garage from HGTV Dream Home 2010 features an organizing and workshop system featuring cabinets with sliding metal storage bins, plus a slatwall storage system with space to store sports equipment, tools and more.
This wood and metal shelving unit contrasts with the traditional furniture pieces in the living room. The bright floral artwork, created for the homeowners, adds a punch of color to the space designed by HGTV's Property Brothers.
A large metal storage unit resembles an old set of lockers, which brings a rustic, industrial feel to this colorful space. A one-of-a-kind star-shaped light installation lightens the mood — literally and stylistically!
If your favorite dryer sheets' package clashes with your color palette, transfer the contents into a container that's more in line with the decor. Stacy Risenmay of the blog Not Just a Housewife chose an old metal box that adds the perfect patina to her laundry room.
The Lee tiny home doesn't skimp on storage. These sliding doors hide plenty and the center drawers and cabinets adds a nice decorative detail. Metal hooks keep the sliding doors from slamming when this tiny house goes mobile.
Under the two windows that flank the fireplace sit two metal and glass console tables with outdoor table lamps that have a white bulbous base. Assorted coffee table books and decorative accessories like a silver and marble clock and antique decoy duck decorate the shelves of the console tables.
A vintage kitchen cupboard handed down from my parents does double duty in a hallway as storage for gift wrap and shipping supplies, kitchen linens and other items. Figuring out where to store things in a historic home is a perennial problem but not as challenging as in previous homes. A small portion of my vintage suitcase collection on top of the hutch once functioned as a much-needed storage tower of suitcases and room divider in the closet-free two-room apartment where I lived with my husband in New York City's East Village. The "Pray for Atlanta" artwork is by beloved Atlanta artist R. Land. A metal basket holds my son's sports equipment and vintage wooden tennis rackets, which we still use.
On the front of the detached garage, metal sunshades with cutouts protect the library from the afternoon sun by filtering sunlight through the cutouts to provide just the right amount of light, giving the library space a warm, elegant feeling.