In an affordably built home in Kansas City, an alcove under the staircase provides an easy place to stash storage bins. It also conceals a bookshelf.
In a London loft, a sliding storage wall doubles as a divider between the kitchen and the living space.
In the same apartment, an otherwise unusable space underneath the angled wall of a bedroom loft becomes a place for additional cabinetry.
For a Manhattan couple, extra storage space comes in the form of subtle bamboo-plywood storage compartments above the hallway, bathroom, and bedroom closet.
Elsewhere in the apartment, a colorful Eames Storage Unit adds a bolder solution; the piece helps distinguish between the living room and the dining space.
Sliding shelves convert this inventive Spanish home into countless spatial configurations—while keeping the resident's belongings safe and sound.
A custom bookshelf and TV stand defines spaces in this Portland home, while allowing light to stream through the house.
Staircases can be a great place for displaying books, as this Tokyo home demonstrates; they help optimize unused space and add visual intrigue.