There are many reasons to get organized: to declutter, help clear the mind, show off artfully arranged shelves and pantries on Instagram. All of these aims and more are perhaps why, as a recent Curbed feature explores, we’re in the golden age of home organization, where the number of professional organizers are soaring right alongside Container Store sales.
Indeed, whether you’re looking to tidy a kitchen, office, or laundry nook, in an expansive house or small city apartment, there’s a huge range of organization products ready to help you out.
Below, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite storage solutions for all kinds of organization needs. If you know a great product or idea we missed, feel free to share it in the comments below.
Smarter storage opportunities can be found all over the house. The items in this section offer versatile and affordable ways to make the most of your space, including underused walls and nooks.
A neutral—and more versatile—take on storage bins, these small containers are perfect for hiding unsightly clutter in the bathroom (or anywhere else). Available in two sizes.
Transform a small nook from wasted space to functional desk with this set that uses only one piece of track mounted to the wall. Set includes shelves and everything you need to mount the system.
This classic reach-in closet maximizes space with ventilated shelves, smooth-gliding mesh drawers, a show shelve, and two levels of racks for hanging shirts and dresses.
Tired of staring at a mess of keys and junk in your mudroom? Even small spaces can benefit from this utility board that organizes everything from sunglasses to dog leashes. Set comes with the utility board, hooks, four boxes and a tray.
Available in black or white, these 14-inch by 14-inch square grid panels dress up your bulletin board or help hold household items like keys and notes.
With a natural wood frame and three chromed metal support bars, these shoe racks expand to hold up to 18 pairs of shows. Units can be stacked together to hold even more.
These cult-favorite clear boxes are perfect for storing small items, especially snazzy things you won’t mind showing off—like makeup, accessories, and stationery.
This compact coffee or side table features a removable lid so that you can store blankets, pillows, or magazines inside.
The kitchen might just be the most “fun” place to organize—just look at the astounding variety of products in this section. You can get creative by optimizing spare surfaces and adding shelving in unexpected places.
Frustrated with small spaces? This door rack works great in pantries to hold spices, pantry staples, and cans. We love that the modular system lets you reposition baskets as you need. Set includes four baskets, a utility board, and everything you need to mount the system.
Not everyone can have a giant kitchen island, but even small spaces work for this versatile storage prep cart. It rolls to fit wherever you need it, with a butcher block top and four drawers in tow that are prefect for snacks.
If you don’t have much counter space, opt for this steel organizer that has a shelf and places to hang cooking tools.
Maximize space with this wall-mountable wooden pot rack. The set includes four pan hooks, six swivel hooks, and a small wooden shelf above.
You don’t need a fancy shelf or bar cart to hang your glasses; this chrome stemware rack can hold six to nine wine glasses and can be installed under any cabinet.
This kitchen organizer contains hooks, a paper towel roll, and shelf, and the unit is magnetic so it can stick to any refrigerator or be mounted with screws to the wall.
Designed for base cabinets with a minimum of a nine-inch opening, this cabinet organizer provides a three-tier basket that makes access easy.
Attach this over standard cabinet doors without any tools or installation, and you can neatly organize cutting boards and bakeware.
Slide these Italian-made, vinyl-coated baskets onto an existing shelf and you have instant storage for napkins, dish towels, table linens, and cups.
Available in bronze, silver, or white, this two-shelf set can be stacked or aligned to maximize cabinet space.
Children need to stay entertained and that means a whole lot of stuff. These products will bring some order to the chaos.
This simple desk uses two drawer units as supports to provide easy-to-reach and space-saving storage. As your child grows, you can reconfigure the table to a standard desk height with additional Elfa components, making this a smart choice for families.
This cute wooden kid table comes complete with a place for paper roll, paint cups, and storage on both sides.
Available in a plethora of different animals styles, these handy storage cubes can hold toys or clothes and can fold flat when not in use.
Keep toys tidy with this storage chest that features a memory foam padded seat.
Create a kid-accessible book shelf anywhere you need with these affordable picture ledges. Available in a 21-inch or 45-inch length, the ledges let you display books at any height and in almost any space.