Here’s an idea for small apartment spaces. Store your linens under the floor to save space and have functional storage. You’ll also notice this bed has functional drawer storage underneath to make even better uses of space.
This Crick 2005 Show Boat featured on Boat-Fitting.co.uk contains a few finely crafted surprises that included hidden storage and making good use of space. The under floor wine storage in the hallway was our favorite. Nearly all of the accessible floor of this canal boat pivots up to reveal hidden compartments beneath.
A hidden drawer in these floating wall shelves from NJ Concealment can store firearms or other valuables in easy reach but out of view. The front and sides of the drawer pulls forward with the drawer. This means there are no visible sides of the drawer front.
This raised kitchen floor by architect Azby Brown allows for considerable additional storage underneath.
This article from the DIY Network shows step-by-step how to remove a section of flooring and install a secret storage cubby below. While this may seem like an exotic feature, it can be done relatively easily in many homes.
Andrew Salomone over on Instructables.com describes how to create a secret compartment in a standard No.2 pencil. He uses several in-progress photos and details the construction fluently. You need a drill press in order to hollow the pencil, but the rest of the process looks pretty straightforward.
This chair had the top section of the arm removed by Jacob_M on instructables.com. Then he cut out a hole beneath the arm to reveal a large secret compartment inside. This doesn’t work on all couches, but some are waiting for someone to get the jigsaw out.
SteelClad is a line of shelters from Shelters of Texas designed to protect from extreme weather and intruders. Each SteelClad Safe Room is customized with your choice of digital communication jacks, electrical outlets and ventilation for central heating and air conditioning. The structure is meant to be encased in steel reinforced concrete for superior protection […]
This Hybris Mechanica 55 safe from Jaeger-Lecoultre is covered in leather and includes watch winders for 11 watches. It comes with 3 fine watches from the German manufacturer and includes a sound system so you can hear that click of watches inside even while completely locked and secure. Luxury safes like this one are overkill […]
This Traum Heirloom Safe is a highly detailed vault crafted in Switzerland. It can be interior lighting, dual electronic locking systems and can be custom designed to fit your needs. You can pick them up at FrontGate for a measly $180,000.