We believe the bedroom should be a sanctuary (see 10 Secrets for a Better Night’s Sleep). Thankfully, architects have long known that creating calm—read: killing clutter—in your sleep space is simple and efficient with built-in storage. Here are 15 favorite examples of architectural built-ins in the bedroom, from shelves to cabinets to drawers:
For more space-efficient bedroom ideas, have a look at Michelle’s 186-Square-Foot Garage Converted into the Ideal Guest Room on Gardenista, and our Bedroom Storage page on the Organized Home.
More storage and organization in the bedroom:
- 10 Easy Pieces: Storage Beds
- Small-Space Solutions: 5 Tiny Bedroom (and Dorm) Ideas to Steal from Stockholm’s Hobo Hotel
- Steal This Look: Moody Monochrome in the Scottish Highlands
N.B.: This post is an update. The original ran in October 2014 as part of our Genius Storage Solutions issue.