The 9 Most Popular Wardrobes from Around the World
A glance at Houzz users’ favourite wardrobes from 2021 shows clever design thinking pays in even the smallest spaces
The skinny, Shaker-style cabinetry in timeless white in this bedroom by Plot Architecture reflects the easygoing yet sophisticated look Australians embrace.
The aesthetic – casual yet with just enough detail to anchor a room, and able to work in both contemporary and historical homes, or homes that have both elements, as most renovations do – perfectly captures one of our main decorating themes.
This wardrobe is situated in the main bedroom of a house in Asnières, near Paris, renovated by interior designer Stéphanie Revol of In Volumine agency.
The custom-made joinery comprises a wardrobe with a bookshelf on the side. The mint green colour is currently trending in France and contrasts beautifully with the leather handles.
The wardrobe doesn’t quite reach the ceiling in order to preserve the room’s gorgeous mouldings. This unit really shows the value of custom joinery in making the most of a small space.
This space-saving walk-in wardrobe designed by Heger & Cie, fitted out with storage units custom made by Schreinerei & Möbelmanufaktur Mayr, shows how to make clever use of the space under a sloping roof.
The idea was to adapt the basic principle behind an apothecary cabinet to clothes storage. The units are easy to roll out, as they’re on castors, while in its closed state, the unit captivates with its minimalist design.
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This wardrobe is in the master bedroom of a spacious Bengaluru apartment renovated by interior design company By the Riverside for a family of five. The mirror-fronted cupboards are framed in a glossy white finish and embellished with gold-coloured handles. Another set of cabinets above the main wardrobe extends the storage to the ceiling on one side.
Like the rest of the home, this wardrobe is all about understated, clean-cut luxury. The darker wood floor accentuates the all-white finish of the walls and the storage framework. The mirrors bring the glam quotient while adding the illusion of space to a narrow room.
This custom-made wardrobe is on a mezzanine in a renovated flat in Rome. The ceiling was so high it allowed architect Daniele Mennini to plan a small mezzanine over the bed and headboard.
Protected by a white iron banister, the result is a lightweight and streamlined walk-through storage setup. The palette of the wardrobe’s white wood doors with the pale blue headboard and ceiling give the room a fresh feel.
This doorless walk-through wardrobe is on the ground floor of a small, three-storey house in Kōbe city, designed by local architect Noriaki Seki of seki.design. The wardrobe is accessible from both the entrance and the back room, which also leads to a patio with exterior staircases.
The weightless design made it possible to install a wardrobe of this size in a tiny house, which appeals to many Japanese readers. The shelving keeps mess tucked away while allowing the family to get creative with how they display their possessions.
Built out of solid wood, this sleek and spacious wardrobe, designed by Cicerone Group, is situated in a large flat in Valencia that offers beautiful views over the city’s botanical garden.
The cupboard’s large wooden sliding doors really stand out, and reveal a spacious and warm dressing area when opened. The wood also helps to define the wardrobe area and separate it from the rest of the bedroom, which has porcelain tile flooring instead.
This walk-in wardrobe by Bhuva Construction combines open display shelving on one side with closed cabinets on the other. This creates a calm and organised space that allows favourite pieces to be displayed and all the other items to be neatly tucked away.
The bespoke cabinets on the left, which go all the way up to the ceiling, cleverly make the most of every inch of space and the addition of a window seat creates a welcoming ‘room’, rather than just a functional wardrobe.
A traditional chandelier adds a touch of elegance to this bright and functional walk-in wardrobe in New York. The spacious room gains additional light from a large sash window.
Recessed drawers, pull-out shelves and wardrobe rods provide abundant storage to accommodate shoes, bags, jumpers, hanging garments, accessories and other items.
The wardrobe maintains the clean white-and-wood palette of the rest of the home by Innate Studio of Connecticut.
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