174 Storage Shelves Storage Type Design Photos And Ideas

The custom shelving and staircase divides the bedroom and workspace from the living areas.
Items on the shelf were artfully arranged to show a mix of objects, art, and books.
The open shelves separate the more secluded sleeping and study area from the rest of the apartment, yet still allow for strong visual connectivity, as well as ample light flow.
A close-up of the daybed and additional storage cabinets.
A bookshelf divider separates the kitchen from the dining room, while also adding storage.
The mobile furniture items can easily be relocated to suit different needs and occasions.
The architects repeated the use of glass and steel on internal openings as well, such as in the pocket door for this hidden nook, so as to produce visual consistency throughout the home.
Wall mounted tv bench made of birch plywood and treated with natural soap on the surfaces.
Neon lights are fitted within a series of perforations in the white laminate to break up the rigid geometry of the space.
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.
Birch plywood has been selected for the floors and storage.
Pine wood shelves that match the flooring with a painted back wall add contrast to the other end of the bedroom.
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 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 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.
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 closer look at the shelving built into the staircase in the kitchen.
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.
Stairs leading up to the platform bed double as storage for books.
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.
Downstairs are more shelves of records, the master and guest suites, and Jack’s music studio.
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.
Built-ins reduce the need for furniture.
Adjustable pegboards help lawyer Dan Franklin manage his compact apartment in downtown Manhattan.
Transom glass above each door allows for light and views while reducing sound transmission.
The designers fortunately happened on enough antique wallpaper to outfit the whole room. The bookshelf is a custom design by Yun and made of salvaged heart pine, same as the floor. It features grooves in the sides, so the shelves can be pulled in and out.
The red wall cabinet was designed by August. The floors throughout the home were replaced with wide, salvaged heart pine floorboards with radiant heat.
Open shelving is a staple of Food52, and here, it can be a versatile place to display tools and artwork.
The tables on the ends of the storage aisles can be workspaces for employees, thanks to power outlets and USB plugs.
<b>Cabinetry: </b>The owners’ biggest savings came from building the cabinetry themselves. Because the house has no garage, the couple wanted lots of indoor storage, which they mostly hid behind flush, full-height “second-grade” cedar doors.
Typically hidden under a mattress to support it in a bedframe, the Ikea slatted Sultan Lade is instead an item for display in this hack.  The Sultan Lade is hung from the wall off two sturdy wall hooks, and then the slats hold a variety of items, from lamps and books to Ikea S-hooks supporting storage baskets.
White surfaces complete the interior, adding to the spacious, open feel.
Kitchen Shelving + Stair
To break up the long living room, Pettit created a walnut bookcase at the entrance.
By stealing 15 inches from the kitchen, they were able to add a dry bar to the living room side of the space. The two first decided to do this when they came upon the idea over beers and trace paper in their favorite local bar.
This bookshelf and storage credenza are part of the "Modern" collection.
The home features plenty of storage and joinery to accommodate the needs for a growing family. High quality fit-outs and joinery, as pictured above, give this space a luxurious feel.
Upstairs, a wooden slatted wall doubles as a bookshelf.
The interior surfaces of The Phoenix are either raw plywood or galvanized metal resulting in a utilitarian feel with no maintenance needs.
Fiedler Marciano Architecture crafted not only the loft, but also many of the industrial design objects. The bookcase here is part of the "black" family of objects, including the closet storage and stair. The "white" family of object include the bathroom, kitchen, and more.
More treasured pieces, including a clear glass bud vase by William Gudenrath from the Corning Museum of Glass and a bronze palm from De Vera in San Francisco, occupy the living room bookshelves.

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