Though (at least before October) it doesn't seem quite true that "modern living spaces are getting smaller and smaller with each passing day," there's absolutely nothing wrong with attractive and appealing means of stocking your goods.
"Modern designing is becoming an art that finds the fine balance between style, aesthetic joy and utility. And the most important factor that will save you space, is making sure that you get rid of the clutter, in a wise and daft manner."
Freshome offers these tips to make your utility wonderful. Some are obvious, some are new, all are useful. Just make it colorful, and make it consistent.
- Storage needs and the available space
- Use shelves
- Folds away? Rotates? Slides?
- Vintage chests and crafty DIYs
- Other space available