Client Stories:

Garage Greatness for Organizer Peter Walsh

client: Peter Walsh

location: Orange County, CA

design consultant: Preston Mitchell

Garage Greatness for Organizer Peter Walsh
Client Story Peter Walsh Working in Garage California Closets Orange County

What He Wanted

Renowned organizer Peter Walsh knows how to banish clutter. For years he has helped his clients create a discipline for keeping spaces neat and orderly. During the extensive renovation of their own home, Peter and his partner, Ken Greenblatt, shared a vision for optimizing every space. The couple turned to California Closets Orange County, collaborating with design consultant Preston Mitchell on a custom garage solution combining maximum utility with the sensibility of their mid-century modern home.

Working with California Closets has really helped make my life more organized, more beautiful and easier to access the things I own.

Peter Walsh
Client Story: Peter Walsh, California Closets Orange County
Client Story Peter Walsh California Closets Orange County Light Gray Cabinets with Metal Hardware

How we did it

Preston worked closely with Peter and Ken, as well as with their interior designer, to address every detail. As a special workplace for Peter, the garage needed to have ample cabinetry to house oversized items, as well as a workbench area for storing tools, and hanging support for miscellaneous garden equipment and other items. In addition to streamlined storage, Preston’s design— featuring a sleek Aluminum finish—echoed the rest of the home’s clean and contemporary style.

Peter and Ken could not have been more gracious, flexible, responsive and fun to work with.

Preston Mitchell

final result

With a place for everything, the transformed space provides a more productive environment, with a design that looks good enough for Peter to work with the garage door open.

Design Details


Aluminum* (local color)

Hardware & Accessories:

Stainless steel handles

Matte aluminum fusion track wall system


Decorative fascia

Slab door and drawer fronts

Locally sourced countertop

*Note: product availability may vary by location

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