213 Storage Cabinet Storage Type Design Photos And Ideas

The custom storage behind the bed has cut-out finger pulls that mimic the cabinetry downstairs. "Hardware can almost end up being like a piece of jewelry," says Fowler, who likes the minimalist approach here. "It’s almost in the negative, flush with the face of the cabinet. Just shadow," she says.
Nive buys loads of fresh produce and wanted a place to store it that was accessible and uncluttered, so the team provided these open shelves.
The renovation of a Victorian-era home in Portland, Oregon, included updating the entry area with new storage and a muted pink hue, picked in collaboration with the client. "She wasn't afraid of color," says Stephanie Dyer of Dyer Studio, who paired it with a deeper burgundy shade for the doors.
Built-in cabinetry at the entryway ensures a place for everything is baked right into the design from the start. "We try to encourage our clients on all projects to not make the house bigger than it needs to be," says Loader. "Make it the right size, and design a space for everything."
Custom oak cabinetry by Woodchuck is fitted with Futugami handles via Pantoufle.
Antonio named this chair/shelf/side table prototype Volada, which means "cantilevered" in Spanish. Here, he experimented with different paint treatments. "I sprayed paint from different distances and used different brushes," he says. "It illustrates the play of light and shadow on surfaces."
Antonio transformed a sliver of space off the living area between the bedroom and bath into a walk-in closet with floor-to-ceiling cabinets. He bought the bust from a sculptor in Palma de Mallorca and built the display shelf.
A freestanding wall in the living area creates a divider for the entryway while concealing mechanical systems and providing storage.
Built-in window seats and library shelving provide storage and a place to sit.
A built-in bench at the entry provides storage—a boon, granted the home’s compact footprint.
For a fun surprise, bright camellia pink was used inside the Equitone cabinets.
Built-in pantry hidden in a corridor
Streamlined birch plywood cabinetry and a maple butcher-block counter forms the kitchenette, which isn’t intended for extensive meal prep. The building is a blend of "a bedroom and camping," says Shaw, which means much of the cooking and cleaning happens outside.
Rejuvenation wall hooks match the shade of the bench cushion. The laundry room's Heath tiles are colored in "Heron Blue."
The bespoke walnut storage and brass hardware in the principal bedroom was designed by Tang. The lamp is by Noguchi.
New storage in the bedroom complements the historic detail at the ceiling.
The sand-cast brass Cove Handles by local designer Henry Wilson will oxidize and darken over time to reveal a distinctive patina.
The slim-lined solid brass hardware is the Wendel wire pull from Lostine.
Zachary’s father—a fine woodworker and production designer for television—built the walnut unit. The beadboard backing brings texture to the display and syncs with other applications in the house.
Guang’s collections room.
Terrazzo flooring and a board-formed concrete ceiling add texture, while full-height cabinetry accented with bespoke, round wood handles provides plenty of hidden storage.
A bar is tucked away in a living area built-in.
The service corridor also features modular storage that picks up the same grid pattern as the hanging space frames in other rooms.
Rust-colored travertine tiles from Byzantine Design line a bar niche.
Sliding doors crafted from Marblo conceal the television
Detailed casework and built-in furniture run throughout the home.
Colorado Caravan fit an abundance of storage into the renovated Airstream. All seating areas lift up for storage underneath. The bunks also have space on the floor for shoes in an extended toe kick, clothing bins, and drawers can be secured against bumpy rides.
There’s now a storage locker for each member of the family. They sit atop a platform made of stained oak, like the kitchen island. The cabinet maker customized the molding detail to match the width of the pulls.
Relocating the kitchen door and changing the windows to high, small units created much more space for storage.
Continuing the built-in elements and panelling in the bedrooms creates visual consistency and eschews the need for additional furniture that may bring clutter.
For storage, IKEA carcasses were wrapped with painted MDF exteriors for a streamlined appearance. "The new, simplified design with the doors painted the same color as the wall means the wardrobes are less dominant," says Astrain. "This helps the room feel less crammed, calmer, tidier, and bigger."
Wall-mounted storage also provides a place for everything while reducing visual clutter.
Integrated shelving and a built-in, padded bench tucked behind the shelves greet visitors. A mirror to the left enlarges the space, as well.
Due to the grade of the site, the front door opens onto a landing between staircases. A wall-sized pegboard made of Douglas fir plywood is used for hanging coats, bags, and other necessities. “The house is like a well-tailored suit that addresses a range of daily routines,” Cuddington observes.
The view from the closet to the bedroom.
Custom cabinetry in an emerald green hue threads through the main space and into the closet of the private master suite.
The combination of the iron gate and the interior wall creates a range of options for the homeowners. They can open or close up everything completely, or partially close one wall and leave the other open, depending on their privacy needs.
One of the biggest challenges was reinforcing and leveling the floors—which had a four-inch difference between the highest and lowest points—before pouring the concrete slab. The concrete floor runs through the entire apartment except the open shower room, which is tiled.
Vast white oak joinery separates the public and private spaces and offers plenty of concealed storage.
Local artisan Daniel Poole designed timber built-ins that help maximize space in the house.
A television is concealed inside.
The master bedroom, or "sleeping cube," is tucked inside a black steel framework with a storage side facing the living room.
While many people might steer clear of old, dilapidated travel trailers, Kerri Cole and Patrick Neely of Colorado Caravan prefer to do just the opposite—which is why we’ve long been fans of their work. Last year, the Denver-based couple shared how they restored a 1969 Airstream Globetrotter on a lean $19,000 budget. Today, they're back to give us the lowdown on their latest revamp: a 1966 Airstream Safari named Margot.
The entry hall is another snapshot of design experimentation with wood built-ins, open cubbies, and simple brass hooks.
The firm specified a museum reveal around the windows, doors, and cabinetry, as well as over the flush baseboard. This keeps the scheme minimal and creates a “very simple tracery where you have a punctuation in the architecture, and then you reveal back to the soft white drywall walls,” says Klymson.
The ceiling pitch reaches three meters high.
After sitting vacant for a few years, the apartment was gutted and outfitted anew for a European fashion designer who lives abroad but likes to visit Rio de Janeiro to spend time with friends and listen to classical music.
By reconfiguring the main areas, the designer was able to incorporate a mudroom area with custom bamboo built-ins.
"The unassuming ink-toned cabinetry is lined with an unexpected burst of brilliant salmon pink; a punchy gesture that balances the strength of Tom’s artworks without overshadowing them," says Lynch.
In the living room, the couple placed a midcentury modern sideboard that they found at a secondhand shop.
The rounded edges of the living room’s openings correspond to the CNC router used to cut the wood. “It can’t cut straight corners, so we decided to make them curved,” Tapias says.
With the same materials that were used originally—like the mahogany and Douglas fir in the living room—Dominick and Scott sensitively restored the interior. Knoll fabrics cover the vintage Paul McCobb stools.
A custom-made shelving unit provides plentiful storage for the family's collection of books.
Custom millwork maximizes storage throughout the home. There is even a special location for the cat.
The bed platform can be lifted up to access a carpeted storage cavity beneath it, as well as a water heater, converter, and batteries. Two deep dresser drawers have built-in dividers, and thanks to The Modern Caravan’s attention to detail, the cabinetry fronts are beautifully grain-matched.
With a stylish blue-and-white palette, Margot now radiates a sense of calm and tranquility.

Modern storage solutions transcend the idea of "out of sight, out of mind." Storage doesn't have to mean a box unceremoniously shoved under a bed—it can be a way to display your most treasured objects, or step foot into the minimalist lifestyle. Browse some of the most innovative storage ideas there are—including closets, cabinets, shelves, and that challenging space under the stairs.