25 Interesting Design Ideas and Advantages of Walk In Closets

Having a walk-in closet in your home is a huge advantage. The walk-in closet provides you with lots and lots of storage space for cloths and also for other objects. But this type of closet also comes with other characteristics that can require lots of prep time and energy. For example, you have to decide how you want to organize your walk-in closet.Depending on your needs and preferences, there are lots of options to explore.

Long walk-in closet with a traditional design, wooden flooring and white furniture

One option would be to have lots of shelves on two or three sides of the space. This way you can arrange all your cloths into categories and according to your own criteria. But if, for example, you have an extensive collection of shoes, then it all changes. You can use one portion of a wall or even an entire wall to create a storage system with shelves and compartments of different sizes for all your shoes. It all depends on your storage needs, on the size of your walk-in closet and on the design you are trying to create.But let’s now take a look at a few examples and see how other people have organized their walk-in closets.

Contemporary walk-in closet featuring dark-stained furniture and neatly-organized storage compartments

Expansive walk-in closet with slanted ceilings on the top floor

Stylish walk-in closet featuring a neat contemporary design

Innovative walk-in closet in a contemporary dressing room

Simple and neat walk-in closet featuring enclosed wooden furniture

Mediterranean-inspired walk-closet with mirrored doors and high ceiling

Chic and expansive walk-in closet featuring lighted hanging rods

Simple and modern walk-in closet with bench and a small window

Traditional walk-in closet with all sorts of compartments and storage spaces

A very large and neatly-organized walk-in closet with lots of hanging space

Traditional walk-in closet with hanging spaces and insetted shelves and compartments

A very long and narrow contemporary walk-in closet featuring a mirrored wall

Small but cleverly organized walk-in closet with lots of open shelves

Small walk-in closet with vanity, window and built-in storage spaces

A very large and sumptuous boutique-like closet with chandeliers and elegant details

A large contemporary walk-in closet with a storage island in the center

Small but packet walk-in closet with lots of shelves all around

Chic master closet featuring textured purple walls and an oversized chandelier

A traditional small walk-in closet with wooden furniture and stylish pendant lamps

Minimalist contemporary closet with white furniture and built-in compartments

Traditional walk-in closet featuring a dresser in the center and a sumptuous chandelier

Very simple and stylish contemporary closet featuring shades of beige and red

A black and white traditional closet with wooden flooring and a double window

A dynamic walk-in closet design based on symmetry and bold shades

A large an open walk-in closet in a contemporary master suite

Walk-in closets also often have mirrors. If you don’t have the space for this detail then you can have closet doors with mirrored surfaces. There are also other details to take into consideration whe organizing and decorating your walk-in closet. For example, if your closet has a high ceiling, then you can opt for a beautiful hanging pendant light.The lighting is very important here because it can change the atmosphere in a second.

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Published by in Best Of, on January 4th, 2013


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