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Even the sleekist modernist accumulates stuff in need of a hiding spot, and the hold-all furniture we spotted on recent travels to the Stockholm and Paris design fairs prove that it’s not a regional issue. Bonus points awarded for mix-and-match modular compartments and deceptively seamless facades.

colorful trolley storage cabinets Jan en Randoald for Labt

Trolley Filing Cabinet

$1,679.00

A graphic design duo from Ghent rigged up a modular filing system that circles back to their print work: Some components of the rolling trolley are printed with patterned veneers while others are left in their natural plywood state.

SaraS fabricated wooden wall shelves Jacob Granat

SaraS Wall Shelves

$550.00

Swedish designer Jacob Granat fabricated this compact storage system with an eye on mid-century modern lines and a present-day solution: a place where his girlfriend can keep her phone, keys, and wallet right by the front door.

modern wood secretary desk by Ligne Roset

La Secrète Desk

$4,405.00

The secretary desk of yore conjures up a nook- and-cranny-filled spot for illicit correspondence, and this pint-size, modern reinterpretation does not disappoint with its drop front, sliding tray, exterior drawer, and room for a hidden power cable.

modern black walnut dressing table

Princess Dressing Table

$5,280.00

A black walnut top perched on a thin stainless steel base opens to reveal a compartment for storing jewelry— an unexpected surprise the size of a porthole.

REK wooden coffee table by Reinier de Jong

REK Coffee Table

$2,000.00

Whether you’re serving morning coffee for two or a pizza party for a gaggle of friends, this coffee table does triple duty by expanding its square inches with surfaces that tuck away when not in use.

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