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20 practical and clever laundry areas

20 practical and clever laundry areas

A practical and clever laundry area © Indesit

A must-have in the house, a well-organized laundry room makes everyday life easier. Separate room, fitted out in the kitchen, bathroom or garage, it must be functional. Here are 20 clever examples to create a space dedicated to laundry care.

No less than 96.3% of French households have a washing machine *. An equipment rate which shows that laundry care is a priority, but also that households can hear well make it easier. An area laundry room is therefore ideal for quickly and efficiently carrying out the “laundry chore”. Whether you live in an apartment or a house, a small area or a large home, we want a practical and functional place, which lightens everyday life.

The lucky ones will be able to devote an entire room to it, and install appliances – washing machine, dryer, but also iron and ironing board – cleaning products and other household equipment: laundry cans, drying racks, baskets sorting, but also vacuum cleaner, brooms, bucket, mops … To optimize space, we can also decorate your laundry room with storage in sufficient number and make it a versatile piece. Objective, to have everything you need at hand to avoid spending too much time on it.

For others, there are many tips for arranging a corner of the bathroom, kitchen or garage… and make it a multifunctional place, which also knows how to be forgotten. In lack of ideas? Here are some successful examples to inspire you and create a tailor-made laundry room.

* Source: Insee, study on household equipment rate published in 2020

A laundry area integrated into the kitchen

A laundry area integrated into the kitchen © Cuisinella

The laundry area: fitted behind sliding panels, this utility room occupies an unused section of wall in the kitchen. It has plenty of storage space, but also a small sink, handy for rinsing or detaching clothes before washing them.

The idea to copy: a transparent movable partition to be able to isolate itself from the noise of the machines but to preserve as much light as possible in this small closed space.

A laundry area integrated into the kitchen

A laundry room next to the bathroom

A laundry room next to the bathroom © Delpha

The laundry area: Installed in a space adjacent to the room, this pretty laundry room is the ideal extension of the bathroom. Equipped with a washing machine and a dryer, it also has a large number of storage spaces. Perfect for putting your clothes there directly, washing and storing your bathroom linen within easy reach.

The idea to copy: stack the appliances so as not to overcrowd the room, and reserve a work surface, convenient for folding the laundry as soon as it comes out of the machine.

A laundry room next to the bathroom

A laundry room hidden in the closet

Arcos bathroom, Magnus color © Schmidt

The laundry area: washing machine, bottles and storage boxes are all hidden behind a full-height cupboard door in a color matched to the vanity unit. A simple, efficient and aesthetic solution!

The idea to copy: the pastel color, soft and refreshing, to give a contemporary touch to the bathroom.

A laundry room hidden in the closet

A laundry room that communicates with the hallway

Colorful laundry room with blue baskets © Leroy Merlin

The laundry area: clever layout that of this laundry room in white and blue. Two sky blue bins cross the wall and thus communicate with the corridor. Everyone can put their dirty laundry (by sorting it) and it is directly accessible from the laundry room!

The idea to copy: the touch of color and the niches with decorative objects, to give life to this space.

A laundry room that communicates with the hallway

A laundry room in the extra kitchen

Temoe cuisine, from € 1,010 depending on standard layout © But

The laundry area: if the house is large enough, we can set up a second kitchen, for messy recipes, and for the laundry room! There is space to install two machines, a sink that makes life easier and plenty of storage space.

The idea to copy: the fluorescent decorative touch in this space where everything is allowed from an aesthetic point of view.

A laundry room in the extra kitchen

A cleverly hidden laundry room

Made-to-measure wardrobes, matte tamarisk pink melamine, Gaïa fronts lacquered in shiny coral and Melia mat varnished graphite melamine, € 6,545 © Mobalpa

The laundry area: located in the large bathroom, it is hidden behind several thin doors perfectly adapted to the elements they conceal (ironing board, vacuum cleaner, brooms, etc.). There is space to store all cleaning products, but also bath towels.

The idea to copy: the door which also hides the washing machine, not always aesthetic, for total discretion.

A cleverly hidden laundry room

A laundry room at the entrance to the bathroom

Algot storage system, price depending on the configuration © Ikea

The laundry area: installed along a wall at the entrance to the spacious family bathroom, it is easily accessible. The privacy of the bathroom area is preserved thanks to the partition, which delimits the two uses of the room.

The idea to copy: daring a totally white look that contrasts with the anthracite of the floor and the back wall, for a timeless style.

A laundry room at the entrance to the bathroom

A laundry area in the kitchen

A laundry area in the kitchen © Castorama

The laundry area: sliding doors to create a separation without encroaching too much on the kitchen, this is a good idea to create a smart and practical laundry area. Designed to give pride of place to storage, it is ideal for gathering all the household linen.

The idea to copy: some cement tiles to dress the back wall, and bring a little decorative touch to this often forgotten corner.

A laundry area in the kitchen

An independent and functional laundry room

An independent and functional laundry room © Archea

The laundry area: in addition to a washing machine and a dryer (installed at the right height), this laundry area has plenty of storage space that allows you to store everything you need for laundry maintenance, and more generally the laundry. House.

The idea to copy: an ultra-functional water point, very practical for hand washing delicate clothes that do not go in the machine, or detaching those that need it.

An independent and functional laundry room

A laundry room in an alcove

Dressing room and laundry room in an alcove © Castorama

The laundry area: this is an alcove which has been fitted out with a clever cupboard, to contain both the laundry room elements, but also some dressing-style storage. Everything seems to fit to the millimeter, as in a tailor-made storage.

The idea to copy: the bottom of the alcove painted in midnight blue, to give depth to the otherwise very white layout.

A laundry room in an alcove

A laundry room behind a mirror door

A laundry room in a closet © Schmidt

The laundry area: when there is a lack of space at home, a small closet area can be sufficient to create a laundry area. Built between two shelves, the washing machine is quickly forgotten, and clean laundry quickly finds its place on the shelves once removed from the machine.

The idea to copy: a sliding mirror door, both compact and useful for bringing more light into the room.

A laundry room behind a mirror door

A laundry room in the alcove of the bathroom

Made-to-measure set and 2-door hanging cabinet with synchronous jet black Kiffa frontage © Mobalpa

The laundry area: it is cleverly installed in the alcove of the bathroom. On the left, a made-to-measure cabinet allows the machines to be stacked and the ironing board to be cleverly stored. To the right, two cupboards complete the storage.

The idea to copy: do not install a door between the bathroom and the laundry room, to save space and simplify circulation.

A laundry room in the alcove of the bathroom

A laundry room in a dedicated room

A retro laundry room tinged with green © Castorama

The laundry area: when you can devote an entire room to the laundry room, you can multiply the storage space, and even decorate the room accordingly. Here, the cement tiles on the floor give a retro touch to this space.

The idea to copy: the walls painted green, to give a touch of nature and bring more light to this sometimes sad corner.

A laundry room in a dedicated room

A laundry room in the hallway

A laundry room in the hallway © Leicht

The laundry area: optimized into a functional storage space, the corridor is a place of passage …

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