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September 23, 2013
Display your prized collections elegantly with wall-mounted shelves. From custom outfits to modular installations, we share seven solutions for hanging storage.
Modern living room with wooden floors and natural lighting

The modular 606 Universal Shelving System by Dieter Rams for Vitsœ hangs tough on the only opaque wall of the living room in a Craig Steely–designed modern house in San Francisco. Photo by: Ian Allen

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Originally appeared in Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco
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bookshelves, toronto, studio

Architect Tamara Sawatzky designed the bookshelves along the living room wall of her Toronto live-work abode out of Ikea components: one-inch Lagan butcher block countertops and inexpensive Ekby Lerberg brackets. Wayne Arsenault completed the custom millwork and carpentry. Photo by: Naomi Finlay

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Originally appeared in Converting a Commercial Storefront to a Home (and Studio!)
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coil house, staircase, tokyo, japan

The residents of a Tokyo home placed bookshelves on the wall adjacent to a staricase making the most of free space in the 970-square-foot house. Photo by: Koichi Torimura

Originally appeared in Stacked
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The office cubby, outfitted with a diminutive window (as per Koshkarian’s request), is furnished with Atlas shelving.

Atlas shelving furnishes the office cubby of a San Francisco renovation. Photo by Doug Adesko.

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Originally appeared in Top Notch
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Miller House office room

In the historic Miller house designed by Eero Saarinen, a series of rectangular boxes mounted on the wall offer storage in office/playroom. Photo by: Leslie Williamson

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Originally appeared in Miller House in Columbus, Indiana by Eero Saarinen
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Modern guest bedroom with side bed and skylight window

A colorful shelf offers bedside storage in a London guesthouse. Photo by: Ben Anders

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Originally appeared in A Colorful, Custom-Built Guesthouse in London
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belmont street lofts living room

In a Portland apartment, Ligne Roset's Book&Look series of modular furniture offers storage (and the French company's now-iconic Togo sofa offers seating). Photo by: John Clark

Originally appeared in 5 Lofts Worth a Second Look
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Modern living room with wooden floors and natural lighting

The modular 606 Universal Shelving System by Dieter Rams for Vitsœ hangs tough on the only opaque wall of the living room in a Craig Steely–designed modern house in San Francisco. Photo by: Ian Allen

Photo by Ian Allen.

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