Custom storage solutions can really make a small space work, sometimes making a "too small" space into the perfect home. We checked out the website of Modern Spaces, and found a wealth of idea-filled photos of contemporary interiors with plenty of built-in storage. A few photos from the site..
Worth a look if you are planning a renovation in the future - we think there's plenty that is bookmark-able in their searchable photo database. All images via: Modern Spaces
Their Murphy Bed section has photos of clean-lined options.
We've always liked bookshelves surrounding doorways.
An entire wall of hidden storage in the bedroom.