If you’re like me and can never seem to put your keys where they belong (don’t ask), an “entry butler” might help. Here are five we like.
Above: A detail of the key shelf in Will Ullman’s Thru Block Coat Rack, available in a variety of sizes and configurations at Canoe, in Portland, Oregon, starting at $175.
Above: The oak Jeeves Coat Rack with Mirror is $275 at Nannie Inez.
Above: Portland, Oregon, architect Brendon Farrell’s Coat Rack is available in lengths of 18 and 36 inches, in oiled walnut or oak, with a leather hanging strap for cell phones, keys, etc. Prices start at $150 from Keeps.
Above: The “minimal and magic” Matarile is made of beechwood; €34 at Amor de Madrew in Barcelona. It’s also available in a longer version for €53.
Above: The dry-erase Entry Butler from Three by Three Seattle comes in stainless, white, and bamboo; $20 at Amazon.
For more ideas, peruse our favorite Hooks and read Christine’s Remodeling 101 report How Shaker Pegs Saved My Summer. Also take a look at our Storage & Organization and Small-Space Living posts, including Erin’s 10 Tips for Living in 240 Square Feet.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on October 24, 2012, as part of our Small Living issue.