37 Corner Storage Options (Every Room Covered)

Check out these 37 different types of corner storage options. Includes kitchen corner storage, bathroom, living room, home office, garage, mudroom and more.
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Corner kitchen cabinet pull out storage feature

Every house has corners.  You can leave them open or make use of them by creating storage opportunities.

The thing is, corner storage options differ by room.  For example, functional bathroom corner storge will differ from kitchen corner storage.

2 Types of Corners for Storage

Before we get underway, there are two types of corner.

1. Inward

This is the most common type of corner for implementing storage.

Inward corner in a room

2. Outward

Outward corner type

Below we break up the options by room.

 

1. Kitchen Corner Storage

Kitchens offer many terrific corner storage options.  They can be in cabinets, cupboards, countertop or storage pantries.  Cabinet makers can be very clever with creating highly functional storage features in cabinets.  We feature some excellent examples below.

2 level lazy suzan corner cabinet

We’d be remiss if we didn’t include a lazy susan cabinet.

Clever kitchen cabinet corner drawer design

Here’s a unique take on a corner cabinet drawer.  It’s angled forming the corner.  It’s a good use of space.

Kitchen pantry with awesome corner floor to ceiling storage

Check out that corner lazy suzan in this kitchen pantry.  That’s a great design by Closet Works.

You can easily dedicate a kitchen corner to a wall oven (in this case a double wall oven).

You can easily dedicate a kitchen corner to a wall oven (in this case a double wall oven).

Here's a towering countertop to ceiling cabinet with drawers and cupboard.


Here’s a towering countertop to ceiling cabinet with drawers and cupboard.  We first saw it at Shelterness

I love this corner coffee bar idea.  It’s an ideal solution for an unused corner in the kitchen.  Source: Verabana Home Ideas

I like the natural wood floating shelves against the shiny subway tile backsplash.

I like the natural wood floating shelves against the shiny subway tile backsplash.  We found this clever design at Ovdan.

If you like the modern style, here's a curved tall corner storage unit in the corner of a kitchen.

If you like the modern style, here’s a curved tall corner storage unit in the corner of a kitchen.

Why not put an appliance garage in the corner of your kitchen?


Why not put an appliance garage in the corner of your kitchen?  Pretty clever.

Here's a super smart option which is wine storage designed to fit in the corner

Here’s a super smart option which is wine storage designed to fit in the corner.  This could go in the kitchen or a bar.  Source: ApartmentTherapy.com

Why have one lazy susan if you can have 3 in your kitchen pantry

Why have one lazy susan if you can have 3 in your kitchen pantry?  Source: House Beautiful

Corner recycling and garbage cabinet

You gotta put your garbage and recycling somewhere – put it in the corner with this corner recycling and garbage cabinet.  Source: BHG

Here's an example of kitchen cabinet storage placed in an outward angled corner

Here’s an example of kitchen cabinet storage placed in an outward angled corner.  By Kitchenremodelingquadcities.com

2. Living Room


Incredible corner nook room with built in bench seating and an amazing view.

Check that little reading nook room at the rear of this living room.  Now that is a very cool corner design.  While it’s not for storage, I love the idea so included it here.

Outward corner floating geometric wood shelving works great on these hard-to-use corner areas

Outward corner floating geometric wood shelving works great on these hard-to-use corner areas.

Simple tri-leg tower corner shelf.  This works in living rooms, dining rooms, foyers, bedrooms or hallways.

Simple tri-leg tower corner shelf.  This works in living rooms, dining rooms, foyers, bedrooms or hallways.  Check pricing at Wayfair

Have a pallet kicking around?  Turn it into a corner floating shelving unit like this

Have a pallet kicking around?  Turn it into a corner floating shelving unit like this.  Source: PalletWoodProjects.com

Large floating shelves fitted for a corner offers plenty of book storage.  You could extend this concept to create a small home library

Large floating shelves fitted for a corner offers plenty of book storage.  You could extend this concept to create a small home library.  See it at A Beautiful Mess (great blog name BTW).

 

3. Bedroom


Here's a corner floating shelf serving as nightstand

I love combo space-saving ideas.  Here’s a corner floating shelf serving as a nightstand.  Super smart for small bedrooms where you don’t have much space on each side of the bed (or one side of the bed).  Source: ApartmentTherapy.com

Corner floating shelves in kids room

I’m not sure if this is a great idea.  I totally envision myself standing up and whacking my head… bug assuming I avoid a thump, this offers additional storage in a kids room or baby nursery.  At ApartmentTherapy.com

4. Bathroom

simple floating corner shelving in small bathroom

I don’t think there’s a bathroom around with excessive storage.  Whether you have a cabinet vanity or pedestal sink, this simple floating corner shelving concept would work great in any bathroom.  Source: DesignSponge.com

corner shelving concept in the shower

We could desperately use this corner shelving concept in our showers.  Actually, we have one corner shelf in one of our showers, but I would love another two shelves.  Source: Wit & Delight

Corner storage bench in bathroom.

This can be a smart bathroom storage concept for the right bathroom.  It looks good too.  Get it at Hayneedle

simple DIY corner storage cabinet for the bathroom

Here’s a great way to store stuff in a bathroom – a simple DIY corner storage cabinet for the bathroom.  Source: Remodelaholic.

5. Dining Room

Built in glass corner cabinet in the dining room

Built-in glass corner cabinet in the dining room.

6. Mudroom

Mudroom corner storage lockers

That’s a beautiful and highly functional corner bench and large floating shelf system for a mudroom. Designed by Closet Works.

Mudroom with small storage bench, attractive hooks and upper floating shelf.

I love this mudroom because of its simplicity. In a small corner, there’s a storage bench and hooks topped with floating shelf.  This is not complex, yet offers a lot of helpful functionality.  It looks great too.  By Modern Jane Design

7. Foyer/Entry

Brilliant and attractive corner bench seating with storage underneath ideal for a living room or entry way

Brilliant and attractive corner bench seating with storage underneath ideal for a living room or entry way.  Pottery Barn

Where on earth are my keys?  I’ve said that far too many times.  You?  Here’s a simple, compact key and wallet storage shelf for any entryway or kitchen.  Source: vtwonen

8. Garage

Garage corner storage system

Every garage has a corner.  Consider this awesome garage storage system which really makes good use of the corner.  Designed by Closet Works.

9. Home Office

Floor to ceiling corner storage shelving

Now that’s using a room’s corner efficiently.  Floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and cabinets in this really awesome custom home office designed by Closet Works.

Outward corner custom cabinet in home office in the attic

Check out the cabinet built around the outward corner in the corner of this attic office.  That’s really smart and uses the space wisely.  Just watch your head.

 floating corner desk

I’m nuts about desks and home offices (because I have a home office and enjoy it).  I particularly love this floating corner desk.  Source: bhg.com

10. Kids Room

Stuffed animal storage cage for the corner

If you don’t have kids or they aren’t at home anymore, this won’t interest you.  But with a 3 and 6 year old in the house who together have dozens of stuffed animals, this is brilliant.  By DownRedBudDrive.com

11. Hallway

Here’s a clever and attractive set of corner floating shelves ideal for a foyer, landing or hallway.

Small floating corner shelving system for hallways.

Many upper hallways have these little corner areas which seem useless, but as you can see, can become a little storage center.  Source: Shelterness







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