Fairfield Interior Design Series: Under Stairs Storage

Clever User of Under-Stair Space | Fairfield Interior Design Blog Series

Welcome to our Fairfield Interior Design Blog Series post on utilizing under stairs storage in your Fairfield County home.  There is so much that can be done with the empty space under a staircase.  As long as there isn’t another stairwell below, the possibilities are endless.  I believe in never wasting space and you can never have enough storage, which is what I preach to my design clients across Fairfield County, CT.


First think about where in the house the staircase exits and what your needs are for that room.  If it’s the living room, maybe built in bookshelves or a tv/entertainment area.  A cozy reading nook is always fun.  Or just leave it open for to extend the interior setting.  It would be large enough for a sofa or a couple of chairs.  In the hallway, if you are tight on closet space, a coat/shoe organizer can be created.  The compartment can be divided so every member of the

Storage solutions | Fairfield Interior Design Blog Series

Storage solutions | Fairfield Interior Design Blog Series

family can have its own space.  You can leave it open or closed off with doors.  For entertaining, this is a great space for a bar area with wine storage, sink and cabinets.  A staircase in the family room could be redesigned for desks to create a study area for kids or office for adults.  Clever interior design is for pets, too… for the pet in the family, a nice crated area can be built under the stairs.  If you have a staircase going to the third floor or one in the basement, the laundry area could fit nicely under the stairs.  If the staircase is in a bedroom, maybe built in drawers.   Determining just the right use an certainly be an interior design challenge!


Here are some clever interior design under stair solutions on Pinterest


Just remember that the design of this space must fit in with your purpose and décor for that specific room.  If you are intrigued, call me to help you reimagine your staircase.


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