Here are some inspiring ways to integrate that new (or old) washer and dryer set—especially useful for those of us who live in small spaces.
Above: Colorful barn doors hide the laundry, via House Beautiful.
Above: Eric Pike's NYC kitchen features a stacked washer and dryer next to a refrigerator, via Martha Stewart.
Above: In this traditional UK laundry room, the small-scale washer and dryer are concealed behind curtains; see Steal This Look: Traditional English Laundry Room.
Above: Suspended sliding base units in dark oak built by Antonio Citterio hides a linen closet and washer/dryer in the kitchen.
For more reasons to redesign your laundry room, sift through 57 Laundry & Utility Rooms in our Gallery of rooms and spaces.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on March 8, 2012.