Shelves are a natural for vertical storage, and these days there's a lot to choose from. Collapsible or stackable freestanding bookshelves can make outfitting even an oddly shaped room easier. With prefab shelves available in nearly any height you could imagine, including floor-to-ceiling, your books, magazines and albums will be safe and secure without your having to stow them in the garage, or -- horrors -- pay for rental storage.
Shelves aren't just for your wall, either. Think of a linen closet, under a set of stairs or a kitchen pantry, too. The possibilities are endless, especially with all of the custom designs you can dream up.