5 Key Points to Consider When Designing a Custom Walk-in Closet


New York - 5 Key Points to Consider When Designing a Custom Walk

Are you ready to make over your walk-in closet here in New York? Do it right with the help of the California Closets design professions. Elevate your everyday life with a stylish, beautiful and extremely organized closet here in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our New York team put together five things to consider before constructing your new closet.

  1. How do you want your closet to function?

Do you have a growing shoe collection you want to show off? Do you prefer a lavish, boutique-like feel or something more minimalist and simple? Whatever you envision, it’s best to design your closet around what you love most. Shoe shelves, for example, come in different shapes and sizes: glass shelving, shoe fences or cubbies. Display areas with LED lighting are available to make the closet look like a storefront. The options are endless when you think about what you envision for your space.

  1. What accessories do you need?

Accessories’ main function is to organize your items. Secondly, they offer a design aesthetic that can highlight the room. Ask yourself: do you want something more minimalistic to grab your clothes and go, or do you want to make it a warm, inviting and relaxing environment?  Examples of closet accessories include:

  • Drawer and shelf dividers
  • Multiple hanging racks
  • Slat wall for hanging ties, belts, and accessories
  • Bench seating
  • Center island
  • Display areas
  • Jewelry drawer dividers
  • Pullout drawers and cabinetry

California Closets New York - Lee Master Walk in Closet with Center Island

  1. What design aesthetic do you want for your closet?

In addition to the organization aspect, it’s crucial to think about the materials, finishes and highlights you want for your closet – in short, what’s its style? Dark wood finishes add sophistication and light and airy styles point to a fun, open fashion-y environment. All of the materials used at California Closets are sustainable whenever possible, and CARB board certified.

  1. Have you thought about lighting?

Lighting can really make your closet go from ordinary to showroom-worthy. LED lighting dramatically enhances your home, while keeping energy costs low. From spotlights over display shelves to a lighted shoe closet, lighting can transform a spacious closet into a personal boutique.

California Closets New York - Presidio Walk-in Closet with LED Lighting

  1. Have you considered enlisting the help of professionals?

Undergoing the task of redesigning your closet is a big undertaking, so it’s best to let the professionals help you. California Closets has been transforming closets, storage spaces and homes for nearly four decades.  Schedule your complimentary in-home expert design consultation today or visit our Upper East Side or Tribeca showrooms.


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