10 More Rooms with Envy-Inducing Built-In Storage
The more cabinets, the better, right?
Who needs to go through the whole decluttering process when you can just toss everything into a cabinet and call it a day? In any of these swoon-worthy spaces, you’re just one cabinet door away from a pristine home.
1. Murphy’s Law
Architects Jeremy Sturgess and Lesley Beale maximized every square inch of their Vancouver loft apartment with smart design elements like this Murphy bed surrounded by cabinets. Get the full condo tour here.
2. Bathing Beauty
Love It or List It Vancouver‘s Todd Talbot brought in designer Jamie Banfield for help maximize the storage in his master bathroom. The result is a wall of marble-faced cabinets for stowing all the ensuite essentials in style. Read more about this renovation challenge.
3. The In-Between
Maximize the potential of your square footage by turning the hallway into functional space, like the architecture team at MoDA did by installing this storage and workspace. See the rest of this Calgary bungalow makeover.
4. Arch of Triumph
5. Such Great Heights
In this modern Calgary dream home, architect Rachel Gray installed cabinets all the way to the ceiling (we hope there’s a ladder tucked away somewhere). See the rest of this inspiring house.
6. Closet Crush
7. Off the Wall
The millwork in this McIntyre Bills-designed Alberta home would be beautiful even if it wasn’t decorated with colourful books and objets d’art. See the other ways the design firm reinvigorated this flood-damaged home.
8. Sweet Seats
In this open-concept Vancouver home, storage is plentiful—including the cupboards built right underneath the bench seating. See the rest of this sleek modern house.
9. Heart of Glass
For the built-in shelving in this traditional dining room, designer Reena Sotropa added glass doors (complete with tasseled door pulls) to keep vintage servingware out of reach but on display. Tour the full restored, century-old home.
10. Dream Big
For this modern bedroom to maintain its clean look, great storage is key. This custom-built bed features deep drawers for stowing linens, clothing or whatever needs to be hidden from sight. See the rest of this modernist dream home.