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99 Abstract Storage Systems

From Sharply Angular Shelving to Scattered Grid Storage

— October 30, 2013 — Art & Design
When it comes to furnishing your home, making sure to have ample storage space is key to keeping things tidy, but these abstract storage systems are here to offer some artistic ways to keep your household organized.

Shelves and cupboards are some of the most practical furnishings you can acquire when choosing to decorate a new home. Having an item to store or display your knick knacks such as books, paper and collectables is a fantastic way to organize your space into a clean-looking area. And while these abstract storage systems may initially appear more like pieces of artwork than home furnishings, they are here to make storing items at home a lot more visually appealing.

From swivelling crescent storage to beautifully sculpted shelving, these abstract storage systems are showcasing that artistic design and practicality can indeed go hand in hand.
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Popularity
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Spiral-Scaling Storage
Spiral-Scaling Storage
The Helical Shelf System by Ed Rawle was Created by 3D Printing
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97
Anatomically-Animated Armoires
Anatomically-Animated Armoires
The Fichetto Storage Unit is Full of Personality
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96
Stackable Storage Systems
Stackable Storage Systems
The Chevron Shelving Unit is Perfect for Customized Organization
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95
Ascending Newspaper Storage
Ascending Newspaper Storage
Plisado Storage Rack is an Adapted Ladder for an Efficient Footprint
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94
Handsome Hatched Consoles
Handsome Hatched Consoles
The Shee Hall Table Has Upper Compartments Accessed by Concealed Hinges
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93
Elegant Butterfly-Patterned Cabinets
Elegant Butterfly-Patterned Cabinets
The Koket Mademoiselle Armoir is Fit for a Princess
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92
Transparent Disc Storage Units
Transparent Disc Storage Units
The Rotating-Glass Shelf by Nendo Boasts Atypical Doors
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91
Custom Silhouette Storage
Custom Silhouette Storage
The Elegant Tensile Shelf Lets You Configure Your Own Decorative Display
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90
Scale-Covered Cabinets
Scale-Covered Cabinets
The Jenny Ekdahl Dear Disaster Project Helps Victims Recover
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89
Pointed Puzzling Bars
Pointed Puzzling Bars
The Q.Bist Bar Opens Up to Reveal a Sharp and Adaptable Design
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88
Towering Skyline Shelving
Towering Skyline Shelving
City Wall Cabinets by Antonio Lupi Create a Scenic Environment
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87
Bench-Like Display Cabinets
Bench-Like Display Cabinets
Curiosity by Twodesigners Quirkily Hides and Exposes Objects
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86
Window Blind-Inspired Cabinets
Window Blind-Inspired Cabinets
The Shade by GREATBOYS is Quirkily Uncommon
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85
Peg-Based Storage Systems
Peg-Based Storage Systems
The Brighten by Cool Enough Studio is Completely Customizable
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84
Stacking Pastel Storage
Stacking Pastel Storage
Toshi Cabinets Feature Pretty Pale Colors for Chic and Modern Decor
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83
Craggy Dining Room Decor
Craggy Dining Room Decor
The Particules Sideboard Introduces an Unfamiliar Formal Drama
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82
Insect-Inspired Storage Boxes
Insect-Inspired Storage Boxes
'Les Ruches' are Stackable Storage Containers with a Beehive Design
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81
Basket-Inspired Buffets
Basket-Inspired Buffets
The Weave Cupboard by Lukas Dahlen is Deceptively Simple
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80
Muted Storage Units
Muted Storage Units
The Cloud Boxes Dampen Both Sound and Visual Noise
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79
Tartan-Banded Cupboards
Tartan-Banded Cupboards
The Wrong Colour Furniture System is Assembled with Color-Coded Bars
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78
Mod Block Game Cabinetry
Mod Block Game Cabinetry
This Cupboard Houses Cubbies that Alternatingly Conceal and Reveal
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77
Asymmetrically Reflective Restrooms
Asymmetrically Reflective Restrooms
The Fractal Mirror Bathroom Vanity is Stunningly Off-Kilter
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76
Angled Space-Saving Baskets
Angled Space-Saving Baskets
Designer Nendo has Created These Square Baskets to Help Stop Clutter
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75
Fragmented Wood Storage Units
Fragmented Wood Storage Units
The Prism Cabinet by Studio Swine Contains a Mini Hologram
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74
Towering Timber Tabletops
Towering Timber Tabletops
The Babylon Wooden Desk Shelf Design is Impossibly Tall
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73
Dynamically-shaped Drawers
Dynamically-shaped Drawers
Reminder by Kazuaki Hibino Helps People Remember Where They Put Things
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72
Cabinet-Seat Hybrids
Cabinet-Seat Hybrids
Bora Cakilkaya's Grandma Chair Accommodates Those With a Knitting Hobby
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71
Standing Circular Vanities
Standing Circular Vanities
The Bambi Makeup Workstation is Furniture Dedicated to Prettification
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70
Grassy Stiletto Storage
Grassy Stiletto Storage
The Green Hill Footrest Lets You Feel Turf Between Your Toes Indoors
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69
Bird's-Eye Urban Storage
Bird's-Eye Urban Storage
Suburbia Wall Unit Turns a Neighborhood Model into Cubbies and Shelves
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68
Skewed Stacked Drawers
Skewed Stacked Drawers
A Line Cabinet is Deceptively Simple and Utterly Modern
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67
Fetching Physiognomic Furnishings
Fetching Physiognomic Furnishings
The Mostros Collection Features Delightful Faces in its Drawers
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66
Neon-Trimmed Furnishings
Neon-Trimmed Furnishings
These Gaspard Graulich Designs are Filled with Personality
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65
Sharply Angular Shelving
Sharply Angular Shelving
The Small Bookshelf by Lenka Czereova Combines Irregular Forms
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64
Well-Rounded Eco Cubbies
Well-Rounded Eco Cubbies
The Mod Bolla 8 Pop Shelf Features a Cluster of Circular Compartments
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63
Visually Stimulating Shelving
Visually Stimulating Shelving
The Gradient Cabinet by Ka-Lai Chan Partially Hides Objects Up Top
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62
Stylish Kitchen Storage
Stylish Kitchen Storage
Friday Food by Fridayproject Educates People on Eating Right
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61
Magnetic Pentagon Style Bookshelves
Magnetic Pentagon Style Bookshelves
These Modular Storage Shelves Can Easily be Rearranged
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60
Chaotically Cluttered Cupboards
Chaotically Cluttered Cupboards
Colin Tury's Unorganized Cabinet is a Motley Furniture Piece
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59
Robot-Inspired Cupboards
Robot-Inspired Cupboards
The 'Percepter' Cabinet Represents the Epitome of Modern Furniture
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58
Deceptively Eroded Furniture
Deceptively Eroded Furniture
Nate by Lisa Berkert Wallard Appears Artistically Worn Down
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57
Defragmented Modern Furnishings
Defragmented Modern Furnishings
The Taree Sideboard Appears to Undergo a Logical Disintegration
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56
Deconstructionist-Inspired Furniture
Deconstructionist-Inspired Furniture
TurrinBy by Erwan Péron Places Emphasis on Random Design
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55
Skateboard Ramp Escritoires
Skateboard Ramp Escritoires
The Half Pipe Desk is Inspired by Youthful Jaunts in the Skate Park
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54
Curvaceous Cupboards
Curvaceous Cupboards
The Surface Cabinet by Couture is Sculpturally Calming
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53
Geometrically Hand-Painted Furnishings
Geometrically Hand-Painted Furnishings
Volk Furniture Creates Colorfully Patterned Pieces
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52
Honeycomb Medicine Cabinets
Honeycomb Medicine Cabinets
This Pharmaceutical Cabinet Makes Storage Aesthetic
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51
Eclectic Domestic Furnishings
Eclectic Domestic Furnishings
Soho Collection Comprises Cabinets with Assorted Doors and Drawers
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50
Geometrically Stacked Storage Units
Geometrically Stacked Storage Units
The Mini Stacked Shelving System is Colorful and Compact
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49
Illusionary Drawer Units
Illusionary Drawer Units
The Booleanos Cabinet by Joel Escalona is Inspired by Modern Art
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48
Adorable Duckie Dressers
Adorable Duckie Dressers
Quackie by E-Glue is an Extra Large Toy for Storing Smaller Playthings
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47
Swiveling Crescent Storage
Swiveling Crescent Storage
The Moon Dresser Has Compartments that Orbit for Your Convenience
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46
Hollowed Storage Seating
Hollowed Storage Seating
The Paciocco Chair by Punto Soave Embodies the Comfort of Hammocks
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45
Nesting Doll-Style Storage
Nesting Doll-Style Storage
These Sleek Storage Units can be Tucked Away Inside One Another
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44
Boxy Bush-Like Furniture
Boxy Bush-Like Furniture
The Free Port Cabinet is Pleasantly Playful and Eclectic
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43
Winsome Wireframe Storage
Winsome Wireframe Storage
The Bug Collection Includes Charming and Minimalist Organizational Units
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42
Crumpled Luxury Cabinets
Crumpled Luxury Cabinets
The Diamond Sideboard Embodies Contemporary Creativity and Classic Detail
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41
Chic Curvy Cupboards
Chic Curvy Cupboards
The Vincent Leman Stacked Cabinet No.7 Balances on the Edge
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40
Contemporary Circular Cabinets
Contemporary Circular Cabinets
The ONAR Round Storage Design is a Standout Piece of Furniture
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39
Minimalist Wireframe Furnishings
Minimalist Wireframe Furnishings
The Frames Collection by Francesco Raimondi is Customizable
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38
Topsy-Turvy Storage Systems
Topsy-Turvy Storage Systems
The 'Some Order' Shelving Unit Has a Disorderly Disposition
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37
Open Book Cubbies
Open Book Cubbies
'A Book Box' Uses Seldom-Read Stories as Cute Cabinet Doors
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36
Cabinet-Like Workstations
Cabinet-Like Workstations
Forming the Border Desk by Juhui Cho Conceals Messes, Promotes Privacy
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35
Slouching Foyer Storage
Slouching Foyer Storage
This Shoe Cabinet Caters to Footwear Storage and Stylish Sporting
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34
Notched Wall Cabinets
Notched Wall Cabinets
Tentacle by Jose Hurtado is Like a Moment in One's Life
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33
Colorful Scrappy Cabinets
Colorful Scrappy Cabinets
Pieces Together by Sam Scott is the LEGO Version of Furniture Making
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32
Artistic Sculptured Shelving
Artistic Sculptured Shelving
The My-Kado Bookcase from Cattelan Italia is Ultra Modern
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31
Quirky Couple Cabinetry
Quirky Couple Cabinetry
M. & Mme. Armoires Are Standing Closets with Character
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30
Hidden Hinged Shelving
Hidden Hinged Shelving
This Seating System with Bookshelf is an Efficient Reading Recliner
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29
Contrasting-Colored Cupboards
Contrasting-Colored Cupboards
The Brigada Storage Table is a Striking Organizing Solution
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28
Scattered Grid Storage
Scattered Grid Storage
The Sloped and Slanted Bookcase from Anthropologie is Sculptural
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27
Warped Geometry Furnishings
Warped Geometry Furnishings
The B U K Sideboard by Ji Delugre Features a Wood Construction
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26
Slanted-Center Storage Systems
Slanted-Center Storage Systems
The Blabla Bookshelf Incorporates a Singular Diagonal Section
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25
Assemblable Modular Cubbies
Assemblable Modular Cubbies
The OH Cabinet Makes Lovely Solo Storage and Chic Stacked Shelving
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24
Abstract Tesselated Sideboards
Abstract Tesselated Sideboards
The Terranos Cabinet Challenges the Convention of Flat Furnishings
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23
Customizable Polygon Shelving
Customizable Polygon Shelving
The BUILD Storage System by Jack Godfrey Wood and Tom Ballhatchet
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22
Slowly Sinking Bookcases
Slowly Sinking Bookcases
Raw Edges' Hole In The Floor is Full of Whimsy and Character
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21
Vintage Luggage Cabinets
Vintage Luggage Cabinets
The Suitcase Chests by JAMESPLUMB are Fit for Travel Lovers
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20
Hidden Back Door Cabinets
Hidden Back Door Cabinets
These Practical Shelving Units Cleverly Optimize Your Door Space
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19
Choppy Lumber Sideboards
Choppy Lumber Sideboards
Coast Range Cabinet Channels the Natural Fragmentation of Rock Formations
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18
Compact Communal Ottomans
Compact Communal Ottomans
Gaming Table Separates to Reveal Four Seats and a Recreational Surface
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17
Cupboard-Bound Kitchens
Cupboard-Bound Kitchens
The 'Keukenkabinet' by Johanneke Procee Unfolds to Make Food
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16
Unhinged Expanding Dressers
Unhinged Expanding Dressers
The Sewing Box Cabinet Elaborates on the Crafter Style Storage Unit
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15
Eight-in-One Furniture
Eight-in-One Furniture
The D*TABLE by The D*HAUS Company Has Infinite Configuration Possibilities
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14
Abstracted Animal Shelving
Abstracted Animal Shelving
The Deer Shelf by Bette and Cilla Eklund is Inspired by Wildlife
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13
Colorfully Perforated Furniture
Colorfully Perforated Furniture
The PEEP Storage Units Allow Natural Light to Seep Through
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12
Sliced-Off Furniture
Sliced-Off Furniture
The CUTLINE Collection Balances Between the Hidden and Visible
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11
Ladder-Like Curiosity Cabinets
Ladder-Like Curiosity Cabinets
Stilleven by Valentin Garal is Made for Those Who Like to Collect
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10
Stacked Cabinet Tables
Stacked Cabinet Tables
Le Bureau de Paolo Incorporates Storage into its Supports
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9
Math-Inspired Furniture
Math-Inspired Furniture
The Fibonacci Cabinet Modernizes the Traditional Chinese Medicine Cabinet
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8
Pop-Up Productivity Cabinets
Pop-Up Productivity Cabinets
The Envelope Mobile Workstation is Supplementary Classroom Furniture
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7
City Plan Storage Systems
City Plan Storage Systems
The Luis Organizer Was Adapted from a Playtime Model Metropolis
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6
Quirky Custom Shelving
Quirky Custom Shelving
HH Platform Furniture Has a Collection of Parts for Imaginative Assembly
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5
Elegantly Urban Shelves
Elegantly Urban Shelves
The sheLLf Bookcase by Ka-Lai Chan is an Intricate Design
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4
Transforming Hybrid Furniture
Transforming Hybrid Furniture
The Convertible Compact Desk Creates More Space Homes & Offices
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3
Gridded Timber Organizers
Gridded Timber Organizers
The Lenga Modular System Offers Clever and Customizable Storage
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2
Modular Origami Storage
Modular Origami Storage
The T.SHELF by J1 Studio Allows Users to Creatively Customize
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1
Extraordinary Unfolding Furnishings
Extraordinary Unfolding Furnishings
The Kai Table Unlatches and Unhinges to Reveal Hidden Cabinets
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