Modern storage accessories
Decorative storage is especially desirable when storage containers sit out in plain sight. In the entryway, that can mean an attractive umbrella stand; in the kitchen, it could be a colorful tin with a lid to hold tea, or a set of brightly colored crates for kitchen linens; in the pantry, a handsome wooden box for dry ingredients; and in the dining room, bright trays of varying sizes for serving. Modern storage takes on many forms and finds its way into every room in the home. Storage accessories are useful tools that can look good on the job.
Types of storage accessories
Storage accessories come in a wide variety of functions and styles. Decorative storage baskets, for instance, are popular in many settings, as in the living room to store a throw or a collection of magazines, or in the bedroom closet to keep sweaters in a neat stack. Storage trays are handy on top of a dresser as a place to keep hand cream, brushes, and combs organized in one place. Other bedroom storage accessories can include storage boxes, modern clothing hooks, and modern hangers for the closet. A modern desk organizer is essential in the home office to hold pencils, rubber bands, stationery, and printer paper. Office desk storage accessories can also include a small decorative toolbox to hold a stapler, printer ink, or scissors. A waste bin also makes a useful and attractive addition to a home office. Modern clothing hooks like the Eames Hang-It-All are essential near a back door or mudroom. They come in handy in a bedroom closet as well. The bathroom is a place where a few well-chosen accessories can add welcome accents and helpful functions. A tissue box cover and a soap tray, for instance, are both useful and decorative. A slatted teak mat takes away the chore of having to continually launder a cloth bathmat. As in the bathroom, an array of kitchen storage accessories can add organization and brighten the space. Well-designed paper towel spindles, napkin holders, and even dish drainers can be attractive and helpful additions in the kitchen.