336 Storage Design Photos And Ideas

An abundance of shelving offers plenty of storage for the couple's books and knickknacks. The wallpapered ceiling, which hides cracks in the drywall and speakers, is Flashdance in Gray Matters.
Detail of the cross-shaped suspended furniture
The original wood beams were restored and painted white to brighten the ceilings.
A modular furniture wall, which the RIGI team refers to as a "life board," was used as a flexible system that accommodates various storage and shelving configurations.
A closet contains and hides two bunk beds.
A kitchenette is concealed within a closet.
Birch plywood has been selected for the floors and storage.
view from master bath into master closet
Pine wood shelves that match the flooring with a painted back wall add contrast to the other end of the bedroom.
DA Residence by deDraft
Discrete customized storage has been added throughout.
The minimalist built-in storage units draw inspiration from the Japanese brand MUJI.
BoConcept furnishings have been used throughout.
Storage takes up an entire wall in the dwelling.
The loft-like spaces tucked high above the ceiling serve as sleeping or storage areas, and are accessible via metal ladders.
The greenhouse volume has a shed roof that slopes at the same angle as the main volume.
Tidy closet storage frames the entry to the apartment.
The streamlined wardrobe panels are also finished in oak.
A commissioned art piece by local artist James Kennedy is mounted on a sliding door which hides the television set.
The window in the living room is framed by built-in shelves. The owners are collectors of local craft and design, and had ventilation grids custom-made specifically for the renovation.
The minimalist design of the space was also informed by the location of Habitat 67 on the Saint-Laurence River—a windy and isolated spot during the long cold winter months.
A BBDW leather credenza and round mirror, along with a chandelier by Urban Electric Kensington are located in the entry hall.
The bench also contains drawers for storage.
Shibata wanted more shelf space in her home office, so she added a plywood door with built-in bookshelves that opens into her bedroom to form a reading nook. Glimpsed from the adjacent room, the space looks larger than it actually is, thanks to the bright green walls.
A custom-fabricated sideboard of birch, in a coffee-colored stain, finds its niche among the 

gathering of windows.
That said, even their closet clutter is minimal and well-organized.
The secret to keeping their minimalist interiors spare? Lots of hidden storage in the hallway, where they stash their books, their clothes, their tools, and their climbing gear.
A closer look at the shelving built into the staircase in the kitchen.
The interiors, which have ceilings that are almost 10-feet high, included steel girders and main pipe, which were extremely low.
Sections of the walls and ceilings in the bedrooms were fitted with white panels that look like closet doors, hinting at a sense of being upside down.The apartment’s floor plan consists of two parallel spaces.
One of Zee's favorite nooks of the house, this alcove holds some of her favorite pieces including the eye wall hanging by Heather Levine Ceramics.
Mother Juice Bar is a cold-pressed juicery that was created by Gemma Ponsa Salvador and Lily Figel. Using only local seasonal ingredients and dried fruit, they have plans to include ingredients from the upcoming rooftop garden. As native Barcelonans, Salvador spent time in Los Angeles, while Figel practiced her craft as a pastry chef in New York.
Big Branch Woodworking and Lackey Construction fabricated the cabinetry throughout the home, including the birch built-ins in the mudroom, designed by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design. Each family member has his or her own cubby with storage for coats, shoes, hats and gloves, with built-in outlets for charging iPhones.
Photo caption: In traditional Japanese houses, clever carpenters often combined staircases with storage to maximize living space and storage.
Fontanez solved LOT-EK’s conundrum of how to situate the bed against the center wall while still maintaining closet access by suggesting an automated dry-cleaning rack in the narrow closet. He and Russell access the closet from opposite ends. “We just have to make sure we don’t spin it at the same time,” Fontanez says.

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The reused doors serve as more than floor, walls, and ceiling; several are still functional. In the dining room, the benches lift up for storage, and doors on either side of the banquette open to reveal closets.
More storage has been rigged in high places for bikes.
A discreet built-in wardrobe in the bedroom.
Stairs leading up to the platform bed double as storage for books.
Photo caption: Additional storage was built along one angled wall of the bedroom loft and beneath the skylight.
plexiglas shelving detail
The unit can be configured to allow room for meal preparation around a built-in kitchen.
Because their loft is a rental, David and Im Schafer built everything to be removable.
Brooklyn, New York
Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017
The net seat uses an extension of the handrail as a frame and hangs above the studio, creating  an unusual reading perch. Extra storage is built into the stairs, where CDs, movies, and blankets are kept.

Jersey City, New Jersey
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Pozner credits Borowski with the idea to use a roller shade, purchased at the Shade Store, to close off the sleeping loft. The simple intervention, neither sound- nor lightproof, is sufficient to demarcate one “room” from another.
This built-in custom couch offers ample storage underneath.
The open attic creates an airy sense of space for the lower levels, and offers more room for storage.
The mudroom is an essential stop for the family after skiing and other outdoor excursions. Lockers provide neat storage for all their gear.
IKEA’s Stolmen system holds the couple’s clothes in the master bedroom. Solid core maple doors from Lowe’s match the structure’s interiors, which are lined in wood largely sourced from Union Church Millworks.
Downstairs are more shelves of records, the master and guest suites, and Jack’s music studio.
Hynam built additional storage along one angled wall of the bedroom loft and beneath the skylight.
Just off an internal courtyard, a mudroom provides a prime place to keep sneakers. Each family member has their own shelf, backlit by windows that illuminate every pair.

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