When it comes to organization and storage, built-ins are a definite bonus. Nestled inside a home's existing walls, they take away the problem of finding room for extra storage pieces. Even as a home evolves, their use can also change over the years...
A built-in cabinet can transform from a bookcase to a bar to a shoe shelf, depending on what kind of storage you need. For ideas, we've rounded up a few examples of functional built-ins from Apartment Therapy.
• 1 Built-in bookcases in the stairwell: Christy and John's Logan Square Bungalow
• 2 Built-in wine storage: Terisa, Colin, & Lauren's Family Home
• 3 Built-in closet: Mike's fireplace storage
• 4 Built-in landing strip and shoe rack: PLY Architecture
• 5 Built-in CD storage: Sa's Family Home in the City