The large number of cabinets and drawers in the laundry room provide storage space for various laundry and pet supplies. The laundry room also offers lots of counterspace for folding clothes and getting household tasks done.
Tucked in a corner of a neutral contemporary master suite, this custom work desk plus shelving unit is packed with books but doesn't feel messy or crowded. Grouping books by colors helps create a system that feels organized and clean.
This old colonial home had many smaller rooms that needed to be opened up and integrated to make the space more usable for a modern day family. In the kitchen, a board-and-batten wall creates a mudroom and built-in workspace.
Briana and Buzz like to use the 8-by-10-foot upstairs landing of their loft primarily as Buzz's workspace; however, it needs to allow room for guests to sleep on the floor with air mattresses. By keeping the space utilitarian and mobile, Buzz can work in a clutter-free space that can easily be changed up to accommodate up to three overnight guests at a time.
A work counter in this home office takes the place of a standard desk, allowing two people to spread out paperwork or materials side by side. The prominent wood grain of the bookshelves and cabinetry adds a warm touch amid the contemporary surroundings.