155 Storage Shelves Storage Type Design Photos And Ideas

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.
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.
On property, Chef Ludo Lefebvre of L.A.’s outstanding Petit Trois serves up Coffee & Waffles in the hotel’s charming 1947 Airstream trailer. The spot offers locally-roasted coffee and specialty waffles—try the ham and gruyère waffle, or the coconut and dried shrimp.
From this workspace, the apartment’s owners can look out to the garden.
All storage and shelving is meticulously integrated into the overall design.  A shelf above the bath provides storage for hiking packs.
A boat ladder style step leads up to a small portico.
At one corner of the cabinet wall, a short flight of steps, shaped like a boat ladder, leads to another closet-like door that opens to a small portico.
The black tile in the entryway mirrors that used in the bathroom, giving the small palette of materials a kind of interior coherence.
Photo caption: Clean lines in plywood and ample hidden storage give this home a sleek contemporary look.
Steps with storage that lead up to the balcony.
Built-in shelving full of architecture and design books extend from the dining space to the kitchen.
Topping off the hotel amenities is BaTabasTa, a shop that was founded in Shanghai by Clara Arnús and Leti Cano. Located in the reception area, you’ll find printed shirts—some of which feature patterns that can be found throughout the rest of the hotel.
John built a shelf system for the basement when it was Anne’s office; he adapted it to store the kids’ toys when the area became a playroom.
Lynda's knick knacks and crafty supplies are kept in the kitchen's metal shelving system, which came with the couple from their previous apartment.
Peter lined the pass-through’s opening with plywood.
Artfully display your magazines against the wall to avoid clutter.
A bicycle rack for the design-conscious cyclist—the Pedal Pod looks good with or without your bicycle. The multifunctional piece offers ample cubby space to stash odds and ends, and frees up floor space by storing your bike as well.

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.