14 Smartly Designed Mudrooms

These useful little rooms should be fabulous as well as functional. Browse 14 storage-friendly spaces, and get inspired to step up your organization game.

14 Smartly Designed Mudrooms
Massachusetts mudroom by Studio Dykas

Studio Dykas spearheaded the gut-renovation of a 1920s estate in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, creating updated spaces like this large mudroom with a built-in bench flanked by closets. Photo by Eric Roth

Blackberry Farm mudroom by Suzanne Kasler

At Blackberry Farm in Knoxville, Tennessee, Suzanne Kasler outfitted the mudroom with a distressed painted armoire. Photo by Erica George Dines

mudroom by Shawn Henderson

Part reading nook, part mudroom, this space in designer Shawn Henderson’s Hillsdale, New York, home, features a custom bench topped with a long cushion and pillows, and a pair of baskets underneath for extra storage. Photo by Steven Freihon

Painting the walls, coat hooks and bench the same deep blue — plus adding brass hardware to the under-bench drawers — elevates this Nantucket entryway by Ash NYC. Photo by Christian Harder

Maine mudroom by Jayne Design Studio

Warmly colored beadboard walls and elegant furniture bring traditional charm to this Penobscot Bay, Maine, home’s mudroom by Jayne Design Studio. Photo by Jonathan Wallen

Workstead updated this apartment in a 1928 building in Brooklyn, outfitting this space with a custom-built unit that includes both open and closed storage compartments. Photo by Matthew Williams

This Long Island, New York, home by Celerie Kemble features floral wallpaper by Lee Jofa and a solid bench topped with a seersucker-upholstered cushion. Photo by Ball & Albanese

Brooklyn mudroom by Tamara Eaton

Tamara Eaton added whimsy to this Brooklyn townhouse’s mudroom with bright colors, contemporary art and eclectic coat hooks. Photo by Francis Dzikowski

Sun Valley mudroom by Suzanne Rheinstein

Suzanne Rheinstein & Associates designed this Ketchum, Idaho, mountain retreat to be warm and inviting all year long. This open storage area fits everything from hats to boots. Photo by Pieter Estersohn

The Greenwich, Connecticut, family home by Marcia Tucker features floor-to-ceiling cabinetry and a bench with hidden storage. Photo by Karissa Van Tassel

Hudson Valley mudroom by GP Schafer Architect

G.P. Schafer designed the interiors of his Hudson Valley, New York, country home in partnership with Miles Redd, which includes 150-year-old reclaimed wood flooring and a cozy nook for putting on shoes. Photo by John M. Hall

Studio Hus founder Tatum Kendrick’s Los Angeles bungalow includes a Chinese Art Deco rug and a pair of vintage wicker chairs that she says “feel very French 1950s.” The leather-upholstered shelf was made by a friend and is “where all the junk collects,” Kendrick quips. She loves how the space mimics a New England mudroom: “Coming from Maine, it kind of feels like home.” Photo by Shade Degges

Sigmar updated this 1960s London home, whose decor can be described as “Scandinavian modernism meets Industrial French.” This space includes a sleek mid-century modern bench. Photo by Christoffer Rudquist

mudroom by Burnham Design

For this Pasadena, California, mudroom, Burnham Design outfitted the space with sturdy materials like a tile floor and indoor-outdoor carpeting on the stairs. Photo by Christopher Patey

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