Modular shelving systems for super-chic and streamlined storage solutions

Where wall art meets storage...

Storage just went to the next level. Modular systems are lining up to be the most popular display option in 2020, and we’ve rounded up teh very best of them.

Smart shelving isn’t just about maximising your living space and solving your storage issues. Use it to create your own masterpiece display wall, mixing in favourite books, ceramics, photographs… whatever reflects you and your personal taste.

Off-the-shelf shelving can come in many forms, but we’ve chosen to focus on modular shelving that can adapt to your space and grow as you need it to.


Photography / Ali Brown

They may look similar, but each of our picks offers something a little different to the next. Whether that’s cabinets to keep clutter hidden away, the ability to choose the exact height, length and number of shelves, or rotating vanes that allow you to play hide and seek with your treasures.

Our line-up includes the iconic Poul Cadovius-designed Royal System. Designed in 1948, this groundbreaking wall-mounted demonstrates that modular storage is far from the preserve of budget flatpacks, and can be a strong and timeless design statement,

Similarly, String’s Scandinavian-designed furniture has been around since 1949, and is more popular now than ever.

So which will be your storage saviour?