closet os logo
Call Toll Free: 866-521-4267
Live Life Above the Clutter
Serving Chicago IL, Northern & Central Illinois, Northwestern Indiana

 Subscribe

>> Blog Home

Tags

garage design family activity area custom cabinets mirror placement in design custom wall units grouping together food storage items vintage garage design eliminate electronic cable clutter bedroom wall unit award winning garage master organizer Chicago closets pantry storage options closet os awards multi-use office Closet Design Tips incandescent and compact fluorescent custom garage design solutions gift wrapped storage station craft storage room maximize closet storage kids' closets attic storage ideas closet organization systems awards loset organization full length vertical drape small windows Closets: angie's list award shoe closet design tips Closet Os Overview cover up computer and lighting wires shoe closet master bedroom closet organized media center create illusion of more space with mirrors ribbon storage ideas task lighting garage shelving create a wood texture look with melamine man cave updates led Home Organzing System gift bag storage spaces Closets Magazine "Finding America's Best Rated Closets Companies" beautiful custom storage solutions melamine textures multifaceted office space pre-built cabinets hiding fuse box in closet attic closet solutions ambient lighting closet organization Top Shelf Industry Design Awards elegant prints fro home cedar backed closet mudroom reduce clutter pullout media cabinets organized closet media storage solutions garage cabinets pantry organization tricks to make small spaces feel bigger vanities cordless lighting fixtures ultimate garage creative custom closet design vertical and horizontal storage space closet lighting boutique size walk in closet multifaceted office design designing around obstacles brass hardware office wall unit reduce clutter in home Home and Garage Organization closet organization tips closet mirrors built in usb cable stations comtemporary closet design organize shared closet space garage organization closet remodeling challenging home organization solutions shared closet organization 2014 home decorating ideas pull out mirror reach in closets closet lighting,remote controlled closet lightin home office organization reach-in closets antique decorating trends gloss cabinet drawers build in storage dressing room pantry de-clutter organizing tips customer service office organization angies list super service awards reorganize clutter spring closet cleaning multi-function furniture custom storage solutions ways to eliminate clutter in kitchen cabinets mahogany melamine look walnut and burl inlay utilize pantry space makeup vanities 2014 closet color trends multi-use office entryway interior design trends closet design closet os video master closet design designing with mirrors furniture for small spaces gift wrapping counter top remote controlled lighting home office design multi-functional office and storage hiding wires with design create zones with design patterned glass and mirrored doors Home Organizing Tips multi-functional mudroom design Chicago closet organizers closet organizing systems video custom closets pantry organization tips contemporary closets closet master closet bright color home decorating

Posts

Blog Calendar

SuMoTuWeThFrSa
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19
20
2122232425
262728293031 





Sign Up!
Closet OS Newsletter

 

Closet Organizing Systems Blog

Designing Harmonious Spaces

Monday, July 29, 2013

We all like our homes to feel good. A natural state of “flow” contributes to that home-like, peaceful feeling that says “welcome” when we arrive at the end of a long day.

But if you live in a house that's in an urban environment or is of smaller square footage, this design effort can take more energy because functions in the rooms often overlap.  Or you can easily see from one space to another and you want it all to look like it works together.

And that's the case with this project designed by our team member, Carey Eckstrom.  The client showed Carey a photo of something she liked and Carey used that as the inspiration for these two wall units – one in the bedroom and one in the adjoining home office space.

The client liked the wider vertical dividers, the crown and base molding and the open feel of the upper shelving.

And you can see these elements incorporated into the final designs for their own spaces.

Another feature that adds to the great function of these designs is the clipped corners. By making the ends with 45 degree angles instead of squared-off 90 degree angles, the space feels softer and the pieces fit more easily into the flow of the room.                                           

Carey also took into account the location of the bed when designing the wall unit that's in the bedroom, making sure that the TV was in the sight line with the bed for comfortable viewing.

Both units are manufactured with solid cherry wood veneer with solid wood doors/molding and matching melamine interiors.  This “hybrid” approach saves costs because only the parts you see are actually wood (a more expensive material).

Another feature that really adds to the custom look of these pieces is the built-up columns.  Adding the width on the vertical pieces that divide the sections makes the units feel more substantial and clearly adds to the uniqueness.

So if you're looking for some unique storage for your home, give us a call and we'll design something equally as beautiful and functional that solves your storage challenges.


     
CUSTOM CLOSETS  |  OFFICE CABINETS  |  GARAGE CABINETS  |  LAUNDRY CABINETS  |  PANTRY CABINETS  |  ENTERTAINMENT CENTERS  |  AND MORE
WALK-IN CLOSETS | CLOSET DESIGN PROCESS | CLOSET INSTALLATIONCLOSET ORGANIZING TEAM | CLOSET TESTIMONIALS

Serving Chicago, IL - Northern & Central Illinois - Northwestern Indiana
Main Office-Showroom | 8N450 Tameling Court, Unit C, Bartlett, IL 60103

Call Us Today! 866-521-4267
© 2014 Closet Organizing Systems