Modern Family Room with Entertainment Center
A sliding panel exposes the TV. Floor-to-ceiling windows connect the entire living space with the backyard while letting in natural light.
Photography: Brian Mahany
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Floor-to-ceiling shelvingCreate storage vertically on your walls. Making your wall work for you helps you take advantage of every inch of space in your small apartment. This built-in storage wall has a hide-away TV, bookshelves and cabinets.See more photos of shelves
10. Build in storageInstead of letting lots of small pieces of furniture (a bookshelf here, a chest there) eat up space, bite the bullet and devote one entire wall to storage. A floor-to-ceiling storage wall can be customised to contain everything from books to a media centre – perhaps even a pull-down desk! 11. Keep a stash of spare seatsIn a truly small space, it may not be possible to have as many seating options as you would like. One way to get around this is by storing a few folding café chairs or stacking stools in a closet (or under a bed), where you can easily pull them out when company is coming.The layout: This built-in storage wall has a hide-away TV, bookshelves and cabinets; a small-scale love seat is opposite. A low-slung plywood Eames lounge chair has been slipped in front of the media wall without blocking the storage. Seats: Three.Take a look at these 10 unusual things that you can store on your walls