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Class Rules: Surprising Uses for Lockers

Class Rules: Surprising Uses for Lockers

No longer just for text books and afternoon gossip, we admire the straightforward storage school lockers provide. Seen in these interiors, they lend an old school, vintage appeal to a space.

Above and below: Chicago-based interior designer Angela Stone favors a “bare, stripped down urban salvage aesthetic” that incorporates  a mix of unique pieces and ordinary affordable furniture. Seen here, she uses vintage steel lockers in her home to store essentials.

Above: Along with your local salvage shop, the online store School Lockers is a good option for sourcing compartments both new and old; starting at $45.

Above: Originally seen in Cottage Living: A rustic kitchen that mixes stainless steal and battered blue lockers for storage.

Above: Those looking for a more customized look should consider the 2 Pillar Vintage Steel Locker by Twenty Gauge. The company will customize to the size and color of your choice.

For more salvaged decor ideas, check out Remodelista’s posts Diana Kellogg in NYC, Vintage Wooden Kitchen Shelf and Reclaimed Doors as Headboard.

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Remodelista is a one-stop sourcebook for the considered home, guiding readers through the design and renovation process. Founded by four friends with a shared design DNA and appreciation for intelligent design, Remodelista counts architects, design professionals, and style-conscious consumers among its daily audience. The Remodelista aesthetic favors classic and livable over trendy and transient, well-edited interiors over cluttered environments, and thoughtfully designed products over mass-market, disposable goods.

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1:37PM PDT on Apr 14, 2013

Lockers make for great storage but they are a real pain to move from one area to another...too heavy!! Thanks

12:21PM PDT on Jun 7, 2012

Thanks.

1:46AM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

retro makeovers are really cute

12:21AM PDT on Apr 11, 2012

how clever...love it! and retro

2:47AM PDT on Apr 1, 2012

Thanks for the article.

4:22AM PDT on Mar 29, 2012

Very good story and great ideas. Thanks.

12:43PM PDT on Mar 28, 2012

Thanks

3:08AM PDT on Mar 28, 2012

Thanks.

9:44AM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

Too "institutional" for my tastes!

8:11AM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

Thanks for tip

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