How to Make the Most of Your Laundry Room Design

When it comes to designing a laundry room, practicality always takes precedence, but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice design. With these laundry room design tips from our RNDD design experts, you might actually look forward to laundry day.

Elevate Your Design (and Your Machines!)

If you’ve seen any of the work from Jasmin Reese Interiors, it will be no surprise to you that her number one piece of advice when designing a laundry room is to elevate the mundane. You can’t go wrong going big or fancy – it’s a room you spend a lot of time in, why not make it enjoyable? Try adding a neon sign for whimsey. Add some bright colors. Jasmin also suggests going with side by side machines and elevating them so they are at a good loading height. Bonus: the ugly detergent bottles can be kept out of sight in the storage space you’ve created underneath.

Think Beyond Laundry Limits with a Bespoke Laundry Room

Gone are the days when laundry rooms were confined to dark basements, dusty garages, or an after-thought when designing a home. Today, homeowners are recognizing the value of designing custom laundry spaces that not only cater to their practical needs but also reflect their unique sense of style. These bespoke laundry rooms offer a range of possibilities, providing an oasis of efficiency and organization that elevates the entire laundry experience. Whether you’re looking to revamp your existing laundry area or planning a new build, eggersmann will guide you through the process of creating a custom laundry room that not only meets your practical needs but also adds a touch of personal flair to your home.

Maximize Functionality by Integrating Multiple Purposes

Laundry rooms don’t have to be strictly utilitarian! Think about how you can combine elements of functionality with design to achieve a practical yet aesthetically appealing room. Picking bright colors, integrated lighting, and unexpected finishes can make your laundry room stand out – use a brand like Altramarea, available through Mobili Möbel, which offers a wide range of colors and finishes, perfect for all types of styles.

Combining spaces is another great way to make the most of your laundry room. Whether that’s a merged bathroom and laundry space that creates a smooth transition from one function to another or blending a mud room with your laundry, you can increase the functionality of your space by integrating multiple purposes.  Small details can also elevate your design – incorporating a hidden laundry basket drawer in your laundry, ensuring all storage areas have internal lighting, or even adding a dog washing station are just a few ways you can maximize your room.

Whatever you need though, working with a designer can ensure an efficient layout to maximize storage and find the perfect solution for your space. The team at Mobili Mobel can help you create an innovative, smart laundry room design that remains true to your aesthetic.

Use Creative Space Saving Solutions

There are lots of items and supplies that we need to store in our laundry rooms. When designing these spaces, Sarah Jacquelyn Interiors suggest you get creative with your storage. If you are limited on space in your laundry room, consider a stacked washer and dryer and utilize any empty wall space with a wall-mounted drying rack, drop-down ironing board, or fold-away table. Pull out vertical drying racks are also a great way to save space. And build in lots of storage! Consider everything you use for laundry – soaps, dryer balls, and drying rack. Laundry rooms can also be used to store your iron, steamer, towels, and other cleaning supplies. And whenever possible, go with closed storage. There will be less visual clutter and cleaning supplies are out of reach from children.


Lighten Up Your Laundry Load

“Lighten” your laundry load with a glam light fixture! Utilitarian doesn’t have to mean boring.  A flush mount or semi-flush mount light fixture can add a bit of fun to a laundry room.  Arteriors stocks lighting options to fit every style. Pictured here are the Grespan and Anna Semi-Flush Mounts from Arteriors Home and available through Casa Bella at or your local Arteriors Brand Ambassador.

Organization is Key

Whether your laundry room is big or small, optimizing the design or layout as much as possible is bound to improve your laundry flow. The more organized your room is, the more efficient your routine becomes so your chores are done in no time. Abt Electronics always recommends that you give yourself more room to switch loads by investing in stackable washer-dryer units. Placing your appliances on top of one another rather than side by side gives you the opportunity to add more storage or other useful tools next to the machines too. 

Once you’ve invested in these economic models, how do you go about making the most of the new space you have? One option is adding a drying rack. Some laundered items are not recommended for dryers and, instead, suggest laying flat to dry. A dedicated drying rack will do the job without your wet clothing monopolizing tables or chairs in your home. If you have multiple people in your household and often have more than one laundry pile to distribute, a rolling cart would also be an ideal addition to the room. Stack and separate clean items on the various cart shelves according to family members for convenient grabbing.

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