Go ahead, admit it. You fantasize about that perfect, calm, clutter-free closet (we do). Whether you're transforming an unused room into a walk-in closet or struggling with a tiny apartment closet, here are five closet storage systems worth considering.
(NB: See Unclutterer's Closet Organizing Tips to get you started.)
Above: Italian company Poliform offers custom walk-in closet systems in a range of styles, including the minimalist Ego Walk-in Closet designed by Giuseppe Bavuso. Contact Poliform to locate a showroom near you.
Above: Seattle-based Henrybuilt offers handsome, made-in-the-US custom built-in and standalone wardrobes and closets. For more information and pricing, contact Henrybuilt.
Above: Henrybuilt's closet systems include features like leather drawer pulls, felt storage pockets, and built-in laundry hampers. For details on Henrybuilt's leather pulls, see our earlier post, Rugged Leather Pulls, Heritage Edition.
Above: For a quality mid-range closet system, consider the Elfa range available at the Container Store. They offer individual components as well as 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: Does your bedroom lack closets? Consider Installing a wardrobe system along the bedroom wall such as Ikea's Pax Wardrobe System. It's available with a wide range of sliding and standard door options and size combinations; $129 and up.
Above: Turn a wall into an instant wardrobe with the super affordable Ikea Algot Clothes Storage System. The functional parts can be assembled in many different configurations to accommodate your space and storage needs. The Algot Wall Upright Rod and Shoe Organizer (as shown above) is $169.99 at Ikea. Other components are available (N.B.: The Ikea Algot Clothes Storage System can also be used in an existing reach-in closet).
See our Closet Storage Picks for more ideas and storage tools.