Small Spaces Photo Credit: Janis Nicolay

10 Rooms with Envy-Inducing Built-in Storage

Cabinets you’ll covet.

(Photo: Ema Peter.)
(Photo: Ema Peter.)

1. Dream Kitchen

In this McLeod Bovell-designed home, the endless wall of cabinetry is almost as beautiful as the ocean view. See the rest of this stunning kitchen here. 

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(Photo: Ema Peter.)

2. Sweet Seats

In a 500-square-foot laneway house designed by Campos Studio, not an inch of space is wasted: the custom bench seating has drawers built right in. Check out the rest of this compact home here. 

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(Photo: Barry Calhoun.)

3. Office Organizer

The easiest way to keep your desk neat and tidy? Kit out your office with plenty of custom cabinetry, like Kelly Deck did in this Vancouver home office. See how you can get the look of this smartly designed room here.

(Photo: Kamil Bialous.)
(Photo: Kamil Bialous.)

4. Family-Friendly Function

When a couple shares a laneway house with a toddler, things are bound to get a little messy. But with a whole wall of storage in the living room, there’s plenty of spaces to hide away the clutter in a hurry. Peek into this cleverly designed small space here.

(Photo: Martin Tessler.)
(Photo: Martin Tessler.)

5. The More the Merrier

In this seaside cabin, the kitchen cabinetry extends all the way to the dining room, providing plenty of storage space for the three generations of family who come and go. More pics from this Battersby-Howat-designed home here.

(Photo: Bruce Edward Statham.)
(Photo: Bruce Edward Statham.)

6. Open-and-Shut Case

The mix of open and closed shelving in this Shangri-La suite, designed by Mango Designs, adds some visual interest to the custom millwork unit. See more from this bold and beautiful luxury apartment here. 

(Photo: Janis Nicolay.)
(Photo: Janis Nicolay.)

7. Around the Corner

The gorgeous oak cabinetry may hug the corner of this Evoke-designed dining room, but it still manages to steal the spotlight with its sleek, simple design. Check out more beautiful dining rooms here. 

(Photo: Martin Tessler.)
(Photo: Martin Tessler.)

8. Wall-to-Wall

Designer D’Arcy Jones covered the entire surface of the back wall of this chic modern condo with cabinetry. The minimalist handles on both the white-laquered and walnut doors create a seamless look. More photos of this clean, clutter-free space here. 

(Photo: Janis Nicolay.)
(Photo: Janis Nicolay.)

9. Panel Discussion

Wood panelling cleverly conceals rolling storage racks in this industrial-chic, Ami McKay-designed Kitsilano condo. Check out the rest of the space here. 

(Photo: Barry Calhoun.)

10. Hall of Fame

The hallway is a great place to build shelving and cabinetry for both tucking things away and showing off your treasures, just like BYU Design has done here. See more of this minimalist space here.


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