Wednesday, April 5, 2017

10 Favorites: Clever Laundry Rooms, Space-Saving Edition

A well-appointed laundry room turns a tedious chore into a marginally satisfying, even enjoyable, task. Here are 10 of our favorites—genius space-saving ideas included.

All White Laundry Room in Melbourne V-Zug Whiting Architects

Above: A ceiling-mounted drying rack and Shaker peg rail conserve space in an appliance showroom in Australia.

Allison Mill Valley Laundry Room

Allison Mill Valley Laundry Room Detail
Above: A glam pendant light and stainless steel countertops add appeal to a petite laundry nook.


Above: The über-organized laundry room: A Sheila Maid drying rack, suspended from the ceiling, frees up floor space and a canvas basket corrals supplies. 

Above, L to R: A utility sink at the ready; slatted storage shelves create airflow around linens and spare toilet tissue to prevent mildew.

Gerry Smith Architect Directory Remodelista

Above: In a colorful Brooklyn brownstone, three rolling carts—for darks, lights, and colors—tuck conveniently under the counter.

Krista Nye Schwartz House Cloth & Kind Rinne Allen Remodelista

Above: In the Michigan home of a designer and blogger, a zinc washbasin is a small-space solution for washing delicates. 

Christine Chang Hanway London Unexpected Storage Laundry Photo by Kristin Perers

Above: The hidden laundry: In Christine’s London flat, white floor-to-ceiling cabinets conceal the washer and dryer. 

Christine Chang Hanway London Unexpected Storage Laundry Photo by Kristin Perers

Above: When the doors are opened, the space becomes a full-scale laundry room.

Utility Sink DIY Idea by Kim Timmerman

Above: In a small but smart utility closet, white dowels serve as both pegs and brackets for shelves. 

Myles Tipley DIY Curtained Laundry Closet Remodelista

Above: How to turn a tiny washer-dryer nook into a functional laundry space? Add a generous curtain rod, rolling cart, and storage baskets. 

White Laundry Room Bath Somerset

Above: In a bright Bath laundry, wall-mounted organizers keep clothes brushes and cleaning essentials at the ready. 


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