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

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

Posts

Blog Calendar

SuMoTuWeThFrSa
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20
21
2223242526
2728293031  





Sign Up!
Closet OS Newsletter

 

Closet Organizing Systems Blog

Multifaceted Office Space

Thursday, March 20, 2014

office mudroom shared spaceThe customer had just completed remodeling an area at ground level of their home by combining smaller spaces off the kitchen area into one larger room in which they wanted to have a multi-purpose office room that would combine the diverse functions and needs for their business office, lockers, laundry, craft working space, and cabinet storage. A large window limited the space on one wall and a small alcove presented a creative challenge with real space limitations.

Each of the six areas needed to have a defined space that was large enough and complete enough to serve the needs of both the parents and their children. The area also serviced as command center for a variety of family activities in addition to a business office.

multi-purpose office room

One area of the space was set up with 4 lockers for the kids. Each would have three hooks for clothes and back packs, space for shoes, and a closed overhead cabinet. The seat bench laminate top crossed the entire width of the locker area and was tied into the adjoining office space. Bead board backing in the lockers, raised panel doors on the cabinets, and a crown and base moulding added a degree of elegance.

The office work area was placed in the corner with ample desk and counter space extending along each wall. The base cabinets provided space for file drawers and their printer on a pull-out shelf. The upper cabinets housed other storage needs along with mail sorting and slots for papers and envelopes. We added lights over the entire work surface and used the same marbleized laminate for the desk/counter top. The remainder of the office area provided space for 2 floor-to-ceiling closed storage cabinets with pull-out trays and shelves for a variety of business storage needs.

The hobby area double served as a business packing area for several people could work on projects concurrently. The Island unit had a multi-drawer section on one end for supplies and a closed cabinet at the other end was for larger bulkier supplies with space between the for stools on both side of the work surface.

shared hobby office area     office and laundry room combination

The laundry area was an alcove with a stacked washer/dryer and sink cabinet for laundry supplies. The customer needed more storage, so we created a closed cabinet mounted on castors that could easily moved to access connections for the washer and dryer. All elements in this area, even though in an alcove on a separate wall, had the same visual appearance as the rest of the room.

office space and hobby area storage     wrapping paper cabinet opened 

Finally, we had to find space for gift wrapping paper and supplies So we created a special base cabinet with a wrapping surface and large pull-out bin behind the cabinet doors that could hold multiple rolls of gift wrap and a tray for ribbon spools. A drawer at the top provided space for other needed supplies.

office floor to ceiling storage

Combining six entirely different multi-functional needs into one cohesive, efficient, and aesthetically attractive office space design where six family members could all be involved in different activities concurrently, with ample space to not interfere with one another, completely hidden storage, and no clutter.


     
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