Between Flintstone-esque nooks and neon-colored floating ledges, we know by now that storage doesn’t have to be boring. Sometimes it can even be a focal point. Case in point: Hay’s powder-coated steel shelving unit, which comes in dusty blue and forest green and is now officially available to buy in the U.S.
Due to popular demand (eagle-eyed fans of the Danish brand might remember when it was temporarily sold at the MoMA Design Store a couple years ago), the retailer is rolling out the best-seller Stateside. The frame is simple enough, with an industrial-inspired aesthetic that makes it perfect for anyone in search of a contemporary option. You can mount it on the wall or leave it freestanding.
We’ve spotted garage-style shelving in a few of our favorite spaces that prove just how surprisingly versatile this style is: In Sierra Tishgart’s Manhattan apartment, where the Great Jones founder made use of a blank wall with floor-to-ceiling shelves, in L.F. Markey’s London showroom, where they’re painted a vibrant green, and in vintage shop owner Sarah Shabacon’s Vancouver digs, where she styled her utility bookcase out completely in tonal neutrals.
The fixture retails for $275—though if it’s not quite your style, check out these other pieces we’re loving from Hay. There’s no better time to get started on an organizational project, right?
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