Just because a piece of furniture is designed with function in mind, doesn’t mean it has to lack drama. Whether it’s through an unusual material, a bold silhouette, or surprising details, storage furniture can be spectacular. Need proof? Here are eight of our favorite storage pieces currently available at Viyet.
This cabinet has a striking presence that comes through the strong lines, but also through its graceful use of negative space. It’s an eye-catching cabinet that could be the focal point in a living room (perhaps as a media center) or bedroom.
Created by the legendary American furniture designer Paul Evans, this eye-catching cabinet features a façade of brass and chrome “patchwork”. The materials gorgeously catch the light, giving a feeling of lightness to the bold piece.
Graceful lines and elegant proportions give this bar cabinet a traditional feel. This well-crafted piece has simply gorgeous details, from the “chevron”-like grain to the X-brace at the base.
A bookcase is anything but boring when it’s as well-designed as the Light Horse bookcase by Robert Lighton. It features a sculptural frame with intriguing hand-carved details.
Gleaming chrome and pristine clear glass bring an air of elegance to this modern étagère. The design draws upon Cubist motifs, making for a shelving unit that’s almost too striking to use as a display piece.
Though at first glance it appears as if this piece is a sculpture, it’s actually a very functional media cabinet. The lacquered doors open to reveal one adjustable shelf and a swivel media stand.
Give blankets (or even his out-of-season clothes) an unconventional storage space with this industrial-chic vintage trunk. Clad in aluminum that has a very subtle patina, this trunk could also work as an alternative to typical coffee tables.
For those corners that just need that extra something, Mastercraft’s classic étagère deftly fills the job. It has four levels for displaying objets d’art and other mementos.