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8 Smart storage solutions for every need

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Architectural / Interior Design - Semi D (Jarom) by Dterri Interior Design Modern
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Wardrobe and cabinets along with open shelves are considered an essential part of storage systems within a home. Storage solutions are required for storing clothes, accessories and valuables, shoes, food, books, kitchen vessels and a zillion other things so cupboards should be designed in a variety of sizes with open or closed shelves and with a mix of drawers that meet user requirements. While determining the location for storage, designers should ensure that the contents are not likely to capture moisture or dirt. 

Storage spaces should be designed to suit the items that are going to be stored within and can be mix of both open and closed spaces. While pull out drawers, open shelves etc. are all good for storing non-perishable items food items should be stored in locations that do not allow entry of insects, maintain sufficient temperature and are also free of mildew.  If you are looking for skillful storage ideas to meet the need for more storage in the apartment, get inspired by these 8 designs that any skilled and experienced carpenter can custom design for you. 

1. Bedroom storage

Architectural / Interior Design - Semi D (Jarom) Modern style bedroom by Dterri Interior Design Modern
Dterri Interior Design

Architectural / Interior Design—Semi D (Jarom)

Dterri Interior Design

Whether the bedroom wardrobe has a sliding door or a standard pull-our one, do not ignore its harmonious partnership with the rest of the bedroom furniture. There are several considerations to keep in mind for enhancing beauty of the wardrobe like lighting and decorative touches. This simple design has a combination of shelves and drawers as per the requirements which makes this cupboard extending from floor to ceiling an integral part of the room. A floating shelf similar in color to this wardrobe not only look modern and stylish but also serves as trendy storage for small items in the room.

2. In wall living room storage

Provincial Providence @ Taman Bunga Raya by DCS CREATIVES SDN. BHD. Colonial Stone

Provincial Providence @ Taman Bunga Raya


Skillfully designed storage details become an integral part of interior decor like here with fireplace and stone wall in its midst. White Scandinavian themed storage with lights built into the shelves make the items glow from within.

3. Rectangular storage cum separator

Contemporary Tropical , 3-Storey semi-D by inDfinity Design (M) SDN BHD Tropical
inDfinity Design (M) SDN BHD

Contemporary Tropical , 3-Storey semi-D

inDfinity Design (M) SDN BHD

This open design artfully created room divider is nothing short of genius in the way it skillfully divides the living room into two without blocking out people in both sections. The rear section is clearly is a retreat for booklovers' with a window seat and bookshelves built into the wall. The separator acts as a display section of memorabilia and also for the television.

4. Kitchen storage

A good traditional style open cabinet fully takes care of storage in the kitchen and searching for items is hassle free due to the glass door. Who says that old kitchen storage ideas are useless? Just see how it seamlessly fits into the modern kitchen and enhances available storage space in a smart manner. Kitchen planners here have skillfully applied industrial style lighting to the region to give an old world charm.

5. Textures for a minimalist look

Architectural / Interior Design - Semi D (Jarom) by Dterri Interior Design Modern
Dterri Interior Design

Architectural / Interior Design—Semi D (Jarom)

Dterri Interior Design

If the budget allows every storage cabinet should be long and wide so that it meets storage requirements of the room. Here in keeping with the minimalist living room style there are separate arrangements for decor items and other essentials and appropriate lighting has been provided to highlight the items on display within open shelves.

6. Dining area storage

The best advantage of furniture made according to specific requirement is that it can be arranged within the house as per to decor style of the region. In this case, for example, there is a set of shelves adorned in a wall with combination of open and closed sections so that sufficient space is available for every item.

7. Under staircase storage

This region may be decorated in Scandinavian style with all white floor, ceiling and even an all white staircase, but the storage region below it has colorful background. This contrast adds to charm of the region in a stylish manner.

8. Dressing room

Architectural / Interior Design - Semi D (Jarom) Modern style dressing rooms by Dterri Interior Design Modern
Dterri Interior Design

Architectural / Interior Design—Semi D (Jarom)

Dterri Interior Design

If you can dedicate section of the bedroom for storing clothing and all all required accessories then it may be a good idea to add details like mirrors and seating area for personal care. This does not require much effort as a mirror and combination of open and closed cabinets, drawers and shelves will suffice. This dressing room takes just a small section of an entire room in which an open wardrobe and other details have been added along with lights to highlight each section. This design is so elegant that it makes its own identity from the rest.

Want to explore some more storage solutions? Then here are cupboard and storage ideas you will love for your home.

Which of these storage ideas did you like the best. Do let us know in your comments below. 
by FingerHaus GmbH - Bauunternehmen in Frankenberg (Eder) Modern

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