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Sunday
Dec022007

Humane Storage - A place for everything

No, this isn't a promotion for the Container Store, or IKEA.  They provide remedial solutions to consumers stranded in poorly designed homes and apartments.

However, visiting these stores can suggest what designers SHOULD be including in residences.  Too often, architects put random closets in leftover space without consideration of the actual function of the storage space. Here are a few oft overlooked items -- are you sure your design has a place for them?

1) Vacuum cleaner

2) Brooms, mops, buckets

3) Laundry detergent (if the stacked washed and dryer takes up the whole closet...)

4) Ironing board

5) Dirty laundry

6) Christmas decorations

 

 

 

 

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