Collection by Allie Weiss

Smart Staircases that Double as Storage


To save space, try turning your staircase into a cabinet.

A closer look at the shelving built into the staircase in the kitchen.
Photo by Osamu...
Confronted with limited space to build the staircase needed to access the living area and bedroom on the second level,...
Given the spatial constraints, the staircase leading to the upstairs loft needed to be a short and steep.
Of the seven steps in Michael Pozner’s not-quite-500-square-foot aerie in Greenwich Village, five contain drawers.
Hynam designed and built the cabinets under the stairs and a drawer that slides out from beneath the bottom step.
The apartment’s main stairwell, disguised as a Shaker cabinet–meets–Japanese tansu stair, houses storage for kitchen...