Utilizing Vertical Space with Open Shelving

One of the small space design tips I’ve been trying to stick to is maximizing the usage of vertical space.  These Sloan units from Crate and Barrel are the perfect vertical space “utilizer” for our dining room.  The shelves provide tons of storage (see closeup below, I’m actually storing my serving plates and bowls on … Continue reading

Versatile Storage Starts with IKEA Expedit

It’s a window seat… It’s a console table… It’s a bookshelf? The IKEA Expedit series are some of the most versatile storage solutions I’ve found.  In the office,  a single column 5-unit Expedit shelf sits on its side with a long cushion (covered in Majken in green) serves as a window seat.  Green Kassett magazine boxes … Continue reading