Having ample space to stow items is a daily struggle—check out these modern homes and storage solutions that offer ideas on how you can maximize your square footage.

Dwell Made Presents: DIY Back-Off Shelving System
Learn how to build an easy, versatile shelving system designed by Christopher Deam using this step-by-step video and guide.
Watch: A Conversation With Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo
We interview the Japanese organizing expert about the art of tidying up and her new collaboration with minimalist brand Cuyana.
A Tiny Apartment in the Italian Riviera Takes Cues From Nautical Design
Inspired by the region's maritime roots, this 377-square-foot unit hides the bedroom behind a crafty plywood storage system.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Modern Shoe Rack
Build a simple, modern shoe rack to declutter your home with this clear-cut video and guide.
8 Bathroom Storage Hacks You Probably Haven't Tried Yet
If you're designing or remodeling your bathroom, check out these out-of-the-box storage ideas your friends will want to copy.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Plywood Media Console
Learn how to build a modern media console out of plywood with this easy-to-follow guide and video.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Modern Bookcase
Build a simple, modern bookcase from a single sheet of plywood using this step-by-step video and guide.
7 Surprising Shelving Ideas For the Creative Organizer
These unusual examples of unique shelving treatments prove that you can successfully marry functional storage with artful design.
Henrybuilt’s Systems Instantly Upgrade Unused Space
The flexibility of Henrybuilt’s unique system of products, combined with its specialized design service, allows for seamless...
A Tiny Apartment in Slovakia Makes Clever Use of Space
A lesson in efficiency, this flexible, 237-square-foot apartment in Slovakia uses custom-made storage and furniture to its full...
10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
3 Smart Storage Systems Maximize Space in a Tiny Studio Apartment in Budapest
Budapest design studio POSITION Collective employs clever storage solutions, including a wardrobe rack, modular walls, and a...
An Origami-Inspired Apartment in Hong Kong With Tons of Smart Storage
Following the influential saying adopted by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, “less is more," this Hong Kong apartment taps into the...
"Where Should I Keep My...?": Solving the Ultimate Small Space Dilemmas
Squeeze every last bit of storage space out of your dwelling, no matter its size.
Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage With a Custom Cabinet Wall
A creative tear-down renovation exposes a loft to natural light.
10 Modern Walk-In Closets
We're throwing open the doors and shedding some light on 10 modern walk-in closets.
A Family Apartment in Prague That’s Filled With Clever Storage Solutions and Built-In Nooks
Located in a 1930s building in Prague, Czech Republic, this four-bedroom apartment has a bright nook, hidden study desk, and...
Ori by Yves Béhar Is the New Robotic Furniture System Poised to Transform Urban Living
Developed with technology out of the MIT Media Lab and designed by Fuseproject, the mobile, modular furniture system is now...
8 Best Modern Mailboxes to Buy
It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...
Denmark's Montana Takes a Modern Approach to Household Storage
When Peter J. Lassen first developed the Montana System, it was built on very complex mathematical and philosophical calculations...
11 Ways to Create a Modern Mudroom in Your Home
Deciding to have a mudroom in your home could be one of the most important decisions you make, especially if you have a busy...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
12 Functional Modern Home Libraries
It's often said that rooms are furnished by books.
This Storage System Packs Up in Just Five Minutes
During the London Design Festival, Natalia Geci presents a “nomadic” furniture collection that mitigates the hassle of moving.
10 Prefab Garage Solutions For Auto Enthusiasts
No longer just a container for your car, washer/dryer, and forgotten belongings, the garage can be transformed into a functional,...
10 Ways to Solve Storage Problems in Small Spaces
Downsizing your life in order to live small sometimes requires creative ninja moves to find adequate storage.
10 Clever Ways to Sneak Storage Into Your Renovation
If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.
Top Drawer
Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old...
Steal This Kitchen Idea: Creative Spice Storage
Architectural designer Chris Greenawalt's Boston kitchen renovation includes a striking approach to spice storage: a back-lit...
Storage-Smart Renovation in New York City
Living small is par for the course in New York City, but accommodating a family of four in under 700 square feet rarely looks as...

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