But when you’re strapped for storage space with a tiny closet or a fairly large personal collection of apparel, you have to get a bit creative. One solution is to create an extra space in a corner or along a wall to keep some of your most used items out for convenience. And no, it doesn’t have to look messy! Here are 18 design ideas for planning to create your own open concept closet space.
Is your closet ridiculously small? Even if you have nothing but a very shallow section of the wall carved out that could barely be considered a reach-in closet, there’s still hope for turning it into an office space. Take a look at what some homeowners and apartment renters were able to do with their teeny tiny closets below.
Just like with carpeting, dust will cling more to anything that’s covered in fabric. If you’re going to have upholstered furniture in your bedroom, go for something that’s easy to wipe down, or choose pillows and cushions that can be removed and washed.
Dorm rooms are notoriously cramped, so keeping as many things off of the floor as you can is a must for conserving space. Enter Dorm Co.’s smart bed post shelf, which uses a friction clamp to attach to almost any kind of dorm bed to keep your phone, alarm clock and beverage of choice right in reach without hogging up valuable room.