Slow Design: Shaker Storage

August 29, 2007 5:29 AM

BY Janet Hall

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Mud rooms, shelving systems for garages, walk-in closets. What about a return to simplicity for our storage needs? Imagine a gardening shed with a peg rack for rakes and other tools, dressing rooms with hooks and simple boxes for small items. Do we really need so many bins and cupboards? Go to flikr.com to get your Shaker interiors fix.

1. Shaker Storage boxes, $29 to $68 at Shaker Style: 2. Handle Carrier, $46 to $76 at shakermuseum.com:

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Shaker peg rail in 2-, 3-, or 4-foot lengths, $25 to $46 at Shaker Style:

Shaker pencil box, $46 at Brent Rourke's Shaker Box Store, shakerboxesnb.com:

Shaker divided bureau tray, $36 at shakerboxesnb.com: