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Mobile cutting table with drawers

Cutting Table with drawers

Mobile cutting table with drawers Promoting organization and collaboration at a car design studio When most people think about car design, they think about a vehicle’s exterior. But the interior must be thoughtfully designed, too, and prototyping helps designers choose fabrics and trim that are functional and comfortable while also reflecting a car’s overall look […]

Protecting special collections in a college library

4 Post trays

4-Post trays in a library’s archive Cost-effective storage for odd-sized special collections Many college and university libraries serve as repositories for their institutions’ archives and special collections. Items of historical interest can include architectural plans, works of art, and rare books. Faculty and staff at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, worked with their architect and […]

Bunk Lockers for National Guard

Bunk Lockers Nat'l Guard

Keeping personal gear organized, secure, and at the ready When National Guard members are training, they have a lot of demands on their time and attention. Worrying about their gear should be the last thing on their minds. The Minnesota National Guard wanted to provide its members with a sturdy, secure place to keep their […]

Parachute Racks with Tambour Doors

Parachute Racks with Tambour Doors

Optimizing space and security while promoting proper ventilation Jumpers trust their lives to their gear, so parachutes need to be carefully packed, stored, and secured. Adequate ventilation is a key element of proper chute storage, particularly in humid climates, as moisture build-up can result in the growth of damaging mildew and mold. The Spacesaver team […]

Textiles at a university art gallery

Textiles

Saving space and preserving quilts, needlework, and other textiles Faculty and staff at the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, wanted to create the best possible preservation environment for the gallery’s textile collection. Because the collection includes pieces of various sizes, from small needlework panels to large quilts, they […]

Extra-wide compact storage

Extra Wide

Promoting organization, security, and easy access for odd-sized items Members of this Utah Air National Guard unit needed to create a better storage solution for their gear, which included ladders, bins, duty bags, and toolboxes of various sizes. They needed a system that could: Accommodate large and bulky items Stay organized to facilitate gear retrieval, […]

Improving efficiency in a design studio

Space Saving Solutions

Space-saving solutions for a major auto manufacturer When engineers, interior designers, and other design professionals are working on a design challenge, they need convenient access to materials so they can evaluate and compare potential solutions. This major automobile manufacturer’s design studio needed storage for a variety of items, from leathers and fabrics to prototypes of […]

Carts in a College Library

Carts in a College Library

Combining form and function in adaptable spaces Faculty and staff wanted to create adaptable and aesthetically pleasing spaces on the main floor of this new college library, so they opted for Spacesaver’s A-Frame carts and cantilever carts. The shelving units have the appearance of stationary shelving combined with the flexibility of wheeled carts.

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