custom closets

5 Smart Ways to Store Your Shoes

Shoes, shoes, shoes! Do you have a shoe collection that you adore?

Every well-designed custom closet creates beautiful spaces for your treasured footwear.

And there are so many options for organizing and displaying your shoes! (No more stacked shoeboxes, ahem.) Here are five smart ways to store your shoes.

Design Q&A: Sheila Schmitz, Houzz.com

This month, we're featuring a weekly series of interviews with influential design experts to find out what good design means to them and how they get inspired.

Today, meet Sheila Schmitz, the editor of the popular design site Houzz.com. She lives in San Jose, CA with her husband and cat, and dreams of someday having a very well-organized closet.

The 5 Essential Elements of a Boutique Closet

Custom closets aren't just functional storage systems, they're extensions of the style and personality of your home.

One of our most popular styles is the "boutique closet". This is a walk-in closet that makes you feel like you're entering your own personal boutique.

With a few simple touches and a smart design you can create your own boutique closet!

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Design Q&A: Erin Feher, California Home & Design

This month, we’re featuring a weekly series of interviews with influential design experts to find out what good design means to them and how they get inspired.

Today, meet Erin Feher, executive editor of California Home+Design and the author of the forthcoming book: Great Houses of San Francisco, 1875-1945. She lives in the Tenderloin with her husband and their many bicycles.

California Closets Luxury Walk-In Closet for Him

Living The Good Life: Using Design To Create Luxury

We need our homes to match how we feel inside. Coming home and enjoying the trimmings and trappings of a desirable lifestyle starts with design.

Walking into a closet that is cluttered and stacked to the rafters with things you don't need or use is no way to live.

Create a sense of luxury in your closet design with these tips from our design expert Ginny Snook Scott.

4 Ways to Design with Lighting

I love how lighting can add personality to any design - with a burst of color or a soft glow. Plus, as personal tastes or design trends change, these decorative elements can easily be switched out or changed to match new looks.

We have a range of lighting options for our clients that vary from highly functional to definitely decorative. Here are a few of my favorite lighting design options.

Back to School: The Top Two Places to Get Organized

Summer is coming to a close and the kids are getting ready to go back to school.

So, of course, the question on your mind is: How can I keep them organized this year?

There are two main spots in your home that - if organized well - can keep clutter and stress to a minimum.

Before & After: Multi-Purpose Laundry & Playroom

2011 Designer of the Year Derek Price recently worked with a busy attorney pregnant with her first child, who was stressed out about getting her home ready for the new arrival!

Derek designed a practical and beautiful multi-purpose space that can be used as a laundry room, playroom, and storage area.

Take a look at this inspiring before and after transformation!

Room to Grow: A Unique Nursery

Nicole's client didn't believe in "children's furniture". For her, stylish and sustainable design that would last from infancy through adolescence was important.

She had a small guest room ready to be converted into a nursery for a new baby on the way. Take a look at how Nicole optimized the space to create a design that matches the decor of the house and can be transformed as the child grows and her needs change.

California Closets Fossil Leaf Ecoresin Accents for Door and Drawer Fronts

Ecoresin Accents: Beautiful Design with a Purpose

It's always gratifying when a product we sell that makes our clients happy also has a positive impact in the world.

Our Ecoresin® Accents collection is popular with clients who want a custom closet design with a beautiful aesthetic.

Learn more about the positive environmental and social impact they have as well!

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