Why does storage sometimes seem like the answer to all of life's woes? Maybe it's the promise that if we could just get our acts together we'd have time left over for more worthwhile pursuits—reading, hiking, cooking. Here are 10 closet systems we're admiring, from high to low (and in between).
Above: Again with Italian architect Piero Lissoni: the wood paneled closet system for Porro; available through Graye.
Above: The most elegant closet ever? We think so: the Anthea system from Boffi.
Above: The Hafele Elite Wardrobe system; high-quality components at a reasonable price.
Above: A reliable standby: the Rakks closet system.
Above: For a mid-range closet system, the Elfa range at the Container Store includes individual components and custom solutions like the Birch and Platinum Elfa Decor Master Walk-In Closet (shown above); $1,061.91 self install or $1,327.67 installed. For reach-in closets, consider the Birch and White Elfa Decor Classic Reach-in Closet Set (shown above), which measures 16 by 74 by 8 inches; $784.98 self-install and $981.36 installed from the Container Store
Above: Finally, Ikea's Pax closet system is a reliable budget choice.