Collection by Jami Smith

Smart Storage Solutions for the Modern Home


Here are nine residences from the Dwell archives that apply the philosophy of "less is more" by stealthily hiding unnecessary clutter and creating smart storage solutions for various rooms in the household.

When not in use as the headboard, the large redwood slab folds down to become a desk.
Here's the bed transitioned from day mode to sleep mode.
Restricting storage to a monolithic bank of bookshelves and cabinets cuts down on furniture clutter.
A skylight over the lofted bed and some clever storage moves, including magnetized spice containers overhead help...
Raising the bed above floor level, architect Kyu Sung Woo converted this tiny studio into an open and comfortable home...
Hidden Storage The Murphy bed in the guest bedroom sits behind Montague’s desk, allowing the compact room to function...
The dining table tucks under a shelf when it’s not pulled out for meals.
“We wanted to keep the exterior walls uncluttered, so you can focus on the views, the light, and the air,” says Rosa.
When it’s time to eat or do homework, the adults lower the tabletop, revealing a dozen book cubbies.
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