A variety of solutions eases bottlenecks in an entryway.
No closet? A shallow floating shelf that's just large enough to hold keys, mail and sunglasses maxes out space behind a door. Woven baskets with lids hung on the wall conceal piles of hats and scarves. A simple rack holds jackets while umbrellas ar
A low bank of cupboards doubles as a bench.
Built-ins in a hallway maximize storage space and are a great way to keep a family organized. Montreal design firm Blazys Gerard kept the built-in cupboards low to the g
Ease access and up the visibility of items.
Avoid losing ingredients at the back of your pantry by installing custom pull-out shelves. In Suzanne Dimma's kitchen, these drawers help avoid buying duplicate items and make it easy to access ingredients when cooking.
An angled shelf keeps contents ready for action.
Take a tip from Suzanne Dimma and customize your shelves with angled storage for an optimal, retail-quality display. In her kitchen, custom-fitted drawer interiors keep spices from sliding around, and they can be scanned and accessed easily.
Make the most of small office spaces.
Food stylist Claire Stubbs mirrored the floating shelves and extended her desk surface so it too spanned the width of her office wall. Since the streamlined desk doesn't have legs, there's plenty of room for storage underneath.
A clever way to double a work surface.
When space is tight, it's not always possible to create an inspiration board, but designer Caroline McKeough thought of a smart solution. When open, the flip-top desk acts as a memo board in her small
Pantry cabinets and drawers conceal a well-stocked wrapping station.
Rolls of wrap can be unwieldy in a drawer, but cabinets keep things under control with rods. Apothecary-style drawers contain tape and scissors while a pull-out cabinet stores extra supplies. When designing storage spaces for crafts, be sure to include
A custom option for a large shoe collection.
Designer Jeffrey Douglas thought of a smart way to corral his large shoe collection in his Victorian home, which has few closets. Custom b
Conquer crowded drawers with streamlined plexi organizers.
Clear plastic dividers keep drawers organized and make the most of the space inside the vanity. Separate containers for cotton balls, cosmetics and cleansers also mean things are found quickly, so time isn’t lost searching through messy drawers. “It’s
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