**Downsize your laundry.** Slotting your washing machine and dryer into a cupboard enables you to have a laundry in high-traffic areas such the kitchen or bathroom, which can also be shut it away. Also utilise any spare surface area for storage by building in shelves, shacks and hooks. See more of this [Melbourne home](http://www.homestolove.com.au/interior-designer-terri-shannon-lights-up-melbourne-home-2854|target="_blank"). Photo: Armelle Habib / *Australian House & Garden*
Nearly every wall incorporates storage, yet the space maintains a clean, streamlined appearance. To take advantage of the cabinetry depth needed to surround the refrigerator, the owners included custom walnut doors to conceal a stacked full-size washer and dryer, which had been located in an old porch that was annexed in the remodel.