9 Ways Your Storage Unit Can Double as an Accent Piece
This is how you store in style.
Updated Nov 9, 2018 5:48 PM
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Finding a designated nook, shelf, or cove for storing all your random odds and ends can be relatively difficult, especially if you’re living in a small space. While there are a handful of traditional storage solutions at our disposal, we’re all for finding fresh ways to store our gear—read: style-focused methods that don’t double as an eyesore. So we scoured the web for a little inspiration and here’s what we learned.
As important as the storage vessel itself is, the items within are equally so—as proven by this eclectically sweet spot curated by designer Maryam Nassir Zadeh. A seemingly standard cuby unit boasts a vintage-esque composition that lends itself to the worldly qualities of the piece. Within said shelf, found objects of a vibrant color and make transform an ordinary concept into a statement spot.
Dorset Tiered Side Table, Urban Outfitters, $129
Ditch the snoozy wooden bowl, which typically houses your farmer’s market haul, in favor of this playfully stackable piece. Whether you opt to use it for fruit and veggies, or as a vessel for a table centerpiece, it will undoubtedly impart your space with an inspired and style-focused element.
Platform Bowl, Good Thing, $32.50
Curva Magazine Holder, AYTM, $190
Plant Box, Ferm Living, $75
Umbrella Stand, Good Thing, $135
Keep your readily-used culinary essentials close-at-hand with this simply understated piece, which certainly doesn’t skimp on style. Designed with a sleek Scandinavian edge and a clad in a muted pastel, it’ll surely lend a bright detail to the kitchen.
General Bucket, Good Thing, $29.50
Lisette Rotating Double Wall Hook, Urban Outfitters, $12
While there is nothing revolutionary or new about colorful floating shelves, we just can’t get enough of the stunning effect they can have in a room. Create a statement moment in a whitewashed space by installing a set of floating shelves on a designated accent wall—obviously, a high-contrast paint job on said wall definitely helps.
Design by Sisällä Interior Design.
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