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Storage Stories

by IMAGE Interiors & Living
29th Jan 2015

Discreet and practical storage that doubles as seating in the DM House designed by

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If you want to get organised in 2015, remember these points, then click through our gallery above for stylish storage solutions from top world designers?

1. Verticality. Elevate, don’t bulk up. If you are adding storage, it’s to save space, so add height, not volume. Don’t buy chunky storage – you’ll just go from a messy area to a clearer space with less room to live in.

2. Practicality. Choose storage that fits the purpose and the items, not a trend.

3. Flexibility. Try repurposing old items, and think ahead; as circumstances change, storage will need to change – choose something that can become something else.

4. Consonance (related to point 1). When choosing the right storage, the purpose is to integrate it seamlessly into your d?cor. Therefore, incorporate it; don’t add to the room.

5. Style. Pick something that is timeless and that fits the rest of the room, whether it’s plastic, metal or wood.

Have you got any clever storage tips, or do you want to share pictures of your home organisational solutions??Let us know on Facebook,?Twitter and?Instagram.

For brilliant ways to store things stylishly, head here for storage hacks from our house tours and tips for?how to stop leaving your clothes on the floor.