Optimizing your space with stair storage ideas under the stairs means more than just creating a place to store your ironing board, wellies and winter coats.
The space under the staircase offers a wealth of opportunities, from the kitchen pantries (opens in a new tab)and wardrobe (opens in a new tab) to service areas and libraries.
These spaces can also be cleverly disguised, as you will see from the storage ideas for the stairs below, so your hallway (opens in a new tab) remains warm and welcoming.
Bespoke kitchen manufacturer, Mowlem & Co (opens in a new tab) he used the space under this mezzanine staircase to store a pantry (opens in a new tab) in this open-plan kitchen-dining space.
This elegant storage under the stairs was designed by Andy Martin Architecture (opens in a new tab). Tall wood paneled doors hide a guest bathroom and ample closet space and follow a huge kitchen pantry.
These super tall double doors maximize space under the stairs here, using the height inside the closet to hang coats, bags, and shoes.
The architect David Money (opens in a new tab) maximized its storage under the stairs to create a service area at the highest end and an additional bicycle storage in the middle, all cleverly hidden behind linear plywood panels and doors.
Architect John Eger of Eger Architects redesigned this oak staircase, replacing what had been an elevator area with a glazed light shaft, hung with new lighting. On the other side, hidden under the stairs, are custom-made kitchen furniture.
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In this house, the space under the stairs has been created for an extra toilet and a storage room. Convenient, for family and visitors who want to wash their hands upon arrival.
The flash of pink on the elegant stair guide (opens in a new tab) and the artwork lends personality to the hallway.
Seamless cabinets run under the stairs and are built into the walls, while a glass balustrade on one side of the stairs and light walls and floor keep the atmosphere light and airy.
Get the look The design is by The Vawdrey House
The door and paneled wall lead to a neat corner for hanging coats and bags.
Not so much under the stairs, as between the stairs. This bookcase staircase was designed by David Money Architects. (opens in a new tab)
This ladder is surrounded by huge potted plants that create an urban oasis.
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Robert Rhodes Architecture + Interiors (opens in a new tab) they were brought on board to better connect the living spaces of the house to the garden. The stairs lead to the kitchen and dining area on the garden level.
See these great ideas for stairs (opens in a new tab).