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August 21, 2013
We all have stuff to store—it's a necessity—but why do we have to do it the boring way? Here we've gathered five great examples of creative ways to make wall storage fun!

AN AMERICAN BOOKSHELF IN LONDON

When Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed his home in the UK, he put his love of the USA on the shelf.

photos by: Will Pryce

Originally appeared in 5 Creative, High-Design Bookshelves
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MAGNETIC WALLS, AND STORAGE MADE SEXY

When architects Hayes and James Slade of Slade Architecture renovated a three-story brownstone in Brooklyn for Ricky Kenig, the owner of the New York City's ubiquitous Ricky's NYC stores, and his three daughters, they took an atypical approach to storage: "rather than concealing, it reveals and celebrates," says James.

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Modern wooden peg board bookshelf

CATCH A WAVE

An undulating wall made from over 40,000 dowels adds a dose of awe to a Massachusetts loft.

photos by: John Horner

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Originally appeared in Catch A Wave
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Small apartment in Manhattan, New York

HIDE AND EAT

In Manhattan, where space is the ultimate luxury, a clever design workaround makes a dining table disappear after supper. Like a Murphy bed, the dining table tucks into the wall when not in use.

Originally appeared in Hide and Eat
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interior beniot residence bookshelf portrait

STORAGE SAVVY RENOVATION IN EMERYVILLE

Persistence paid off for this Cali­fornia couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft renovation. The wooden box is as functional as it is finely crafted, with room for clothes up top. Each niche holds treasures from travels, family keepsakes, books, and more.

Photo by Drew Kelly.

Originally appeared in 5 Lofts Worth a Second Look
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AN AMERICAN BOOKSHELF IN LONDON

When Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed his home in the UK, he put his love of the USA on the shelf.

photos by: Will Pryce

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