Closets & Organized Storage May/June 2020

In This Issue

Will COVID-19 impact closet design?

According to Architectural Digest, the need to clean rooms more effectively to slow the spread of infectious diseases was one reason closet space was incorporated into modern home designs. Prior to the 20th century, most homes used armoires or other bulky stand-alone furniture for storage.

4 ways closet designers stay ahead of the trends

Closet designers are constantly trying to stay ahead of fashion, lifestyle, and technology trends as clients demand the latest in colors and patterns, add ever more activities into their lives, and yearn for the latest technologies to make their lives easier. Among other trends clients are demanding: •    More flexibility •    More options in finishes •    More options for storage •    Better lighting and accessibility •    More personalization

Sliding door company releases antimicrobial sliding door system

Serenity Sliding Door Systems, a leading manufacturer of interior sliding door systems, released a new “Antimicrobial Slide,” which the company says is the first complete sliding door system with antimicrobial finishes.
 
After studying more than 125 recent projects in 40 states, the Antimicrobial Slide was developed with specialty products, additives, and treatments to help inhibit the growth of microbes on the exposed surfaces.
 
For the frame and track, a custom powder coat additive is applied to the entire surface while still allowing for c