A large bathroom incorporates multiple purposes, with a large washer and dryer unit for laundry and a narrow table and mirror as a dressing station. Skinny tall mirrors above the vanity help visually elongate the space.
This white and gray kitchen features a built-in laundry area with stackable washer and dryer units that allow more room for other kitchen appliances, like the wine refrigerator. A wire bin above the dryer is perfect for stowing away laundry essentials.
With a laundry nook right smack in the middle of their bedroom, Erin and Chris decided to mask it with a simple drapery panel that easily slides open for instant access. Erin notes, "While staring at a washer and dryer isn't ideal for a design enthusiast like me, I really couldn't complain since having a washer and dryer in a San Francisco rental is a total luxury. So we just worked with it!"
If you hardly have room for your clothing, let alone a hamper, a collapsible pick like this one is a smart space-saver. Fold it when you’re not using it, and it slides into a sliver of space — say, between a washer and dryer.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It, Hilary's design for this laundry room/bathroom combination includes a neutral color palette with complimentary pops of color. Functionality is apparent with front loading washer and dryer and a folding shelf above both.
The red washer and dryer in this modern kitchen add a dose of color and functionality to the sleek white room. The counter space above the unit provides a perfect spot to fold clean laundry while enjoying the view out the window.
With not just one washer and dryer but two, designer Shane Inman ensures a low turnover rate for laundry in this household. By encasing the units below a stone countertop and adding storage cabinets above, the room instantly expands its functionality and efficiency.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It Too, this laundry room is now a functional space. With front loading washer and dryer and an extended countertop for folding, this space is practical and very useful.
An easy way to increase storage space when it's time to upgrade your washer and dryer: pedestal drawers. Most manufacturers offer versions that perfectly fit their models. Plus, the added height makes loading and unloading a little easier.
The updated layout of this kitchen includes a desk area and a concealed laundry space with front-loading washer and dryer, on the right. The countertop above the units can serve as folding space or as a buffet table during parties.
Because this galley kitchen is smaller in scale, it was important to utilize every square inch. Thus, designer Lucie Ayres tucked her clients' washer and dryer behind some custom cabinets and gave them drawers for a little pantry area as well.
That gap between your washer and dryer doesn't have to remain a crevasse that claims loose socks and lint. With a slim shelf like this four-tier caster-fitted unit from The Container Store, you can fill the void with purpose — namely detergent, fabric softener and other sundries.
Floor to ceiling shoe shelves allow for organized and easily viewed storage for men's and women's shoes in this large closet set up. A marble countertop and wavy glass light fixture give a classy finish over the center island drawer storage unit. Closed storage cabinets surround a stacked washer and dryer creating a combined closet and mudroom design.
Subtle shadows on the Christian Lacroix wallpaper make the butterflies appear to float above the walls in the laundry room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. The room is as functional as it is beautiful, with ample storage throughout, a sink in the corner and drying racks tucked above the washer and dryer.
Because they're already plumbed, bathrooms can be a great place to tuck in a washer and dryer. Natalie Sheedy of Natalie Sheedy Interiors took advantage of this long, narrow space, installing appliances at one end and screening them off with a pretty curtain. Extending the deep orange paint color into the laundry area makes it feel of a piece with the rest of the room.