47 Awesome And Functional Mid-Century Storage Units

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A wall unit today is not extremely popular due to the minimalist style which has conquered all the spheres but just imagine – how functional such a piece can be! Actually, it was a very often part of a mid-century interior, and now it’s a cool idea for those who love mid-century modern style. Luxurious, beautiful wall units of teak, oak, ash, birch and other types of wood not only look cool and create an atmosphere but also won’t take much space though will accommodate lots of things and even a small working space. Look at the mid-century wall units below and find out how to blend them into the interior!

Wall-Mounted Units

If you need a lightweight looking wall unit that doesn’t take any floor space, a wall-mounted unit is right what you need. It can feature lots of various closed and open storage compartments, shelves and slanted shelves placed symmetrically and asymmetrically. Such a unit may also include a small desk in the lower part of the piece, so you may work here comfortably, too. Such a wall-mounted unit is a great space-saving solution with much storage space, this is a very clever idea.

a rich stained wall unit with drawers, closed compartments and open shelves will give you much storage space

a rich stained wall unit with drawers, closed compartments and open shelves will give you much storage space

a large wall-mounted storage unit with closed cabinets, open shelves and slanted shelves looks lightweight yet will store a lot

a large wall-mounted storage unit with closed cabinets, open shelves and slanted shelves looks lightweight yet will store a lot

a chic and lightweight wall-mounted shelving unit with open shelves and open box shelves  some drawers

a chic and lightweight wall-mounted shelving unit with open shelves and open box shelves some drawers

an airy wall-mounted storage unit with open shelves, a box shelf and a unit with drawers is a stylish and lightweight idea

an airy wall-mounted storage unit with open shelves, a box shelf and a unit with drawers is a stylish and lightweight idea

a large wall-mounted storage unit with cabinets, drawers and shelves including slanted ones, all placed symmetrically

a large wall-mounted storage unit with cabinets, drawers and shelves including slanted ones, all placed symmetrically

a large rich-stained wall unit with closed storage compartments, drawers and open shelves  a mini desk integrated

a large rich-stained wall unit with closed storage compartments, drawers and open shelves a mini desk integrated

a floating wall unit with a closed compartment with a glass door, drawers and open shelves  a desk

a floating wall unit with a closed compartment with a glass door, drawers and open shelves a desk

a laconic and catchy wall unit with open shelves, box shelves and drawers is a chic and bold idea

a laconic and catchy wall unit with open shelves, box shelves and drawers is a chic and bold idea

a floating wall-mounted storage unit with a cabinet and some open shelves  a desk incorporated

a floating wall-mounted storage unit with a cabinet and some open shelves a desk incorporated

a rich stained wooden wall unit with cabinet compartments and open shelves placed with a check pattern

a rich stained wooden wall unit with cabinet compartments and open shelves placed with a check pattern

a sleek mid-century modern wall unit with drawers and closed compartments, open shelves is a very comfy and stylish idea

a sleek mid-century modern wall unit with drawers and closed compartments, open shelves is a very comfy and stylish idea

an oversized wooden wall unit with shelves, open box shelves, drawers and a mini floating desk integrated

an oversized wooden wall unit with shelves, open box shelves, drawers and a mini floating desk integrated

a mid-century modern wall unit with drawers and cabinets, open shelves and a bookshelf

a mid-century modern wall unit with drawers and cabinets, open shelves and a bookshelf

a bold mid-century modern wall unit with dark metal touches, cabinets and open shelves and drawers

a bold mid-century modern wall unit with dark metal touches, cabinets and open shelves and drawers

a rich stained mid-century modern wall unit with open shelves, a closed compartment and a bureau that features a desk

a rich stained mid-century modern wall unit with open shelves, a closed compartment and a bureau that features a desk

a yellow plywood wall unit with closed storage compartments and a bar countertop on a hairpin leg

a yellow plywood wall unit with closed storage compartments and a bar countertop on a hairpin leg

a mid-century modern wall unit with open shelves, cabinets and slanted shelves of a rich stain color

a mid-century modern wall unit with open shelves, cabinets and slanted shelves of a rich stain color

a mid-century modern wooden wall unit with open and closed compartments and artworks

a mid-century modern wooden wall unit with open and closed compartments and artworks

a wall-mounted storage unit with open shelves and open box shelves features a lot of storage space

a wall-mounted storage unit with open shelves and open box shelves features a lot of storage space

a small wall-mounted unit with a closed cabinet, a shelf and a drawer that is used as a small desk

a small wall-mounted unit with a closed cabinet, a shelf and a drawer that is used as a small desk

a simple and airy wall unit with open shelves and metal elements  a desk incorporated won't take much space but will do much good

a simple and airy wall unit with open shelves and metal elements a desk incorporated won't take much space but will do much good

a rich stained teak wall unit with cabinets, drawers and some open shelves is a very comfy and practical unit

a rich stained teak wall unit with cabinets, drawers and some open shelves is a very comfy and practical unit

a mid-century modern wall unit with slated shelves in the lower part, two cabinets and symmetrical open shelves in the upper part

a mid-century modern wall unit with slated shelves in the lower part, two cabinets and symmetrical open shelves in the upper part

a mid-century modern unit with drawers, closed and open storage unit with a desk in the lower part

a mid-century modern unit with drawers, closed and open storage unit with a desk in the lower part

a large yet airy mid-century modern unit with closed compartments, shelves and slanted shelves all placed asymmetrically

a large yet airy mid-century modern unit with closed compartments, shelves and slanted shelves all placed asymmetrically

a large wall unit with cabinets, drawers and some open shelves will accommodate a lot of things

a large wall unit with cabinets, drawers and some open shelves will accommodate a lot of things

a large mid-century modern wall unit with closed compartments, a drawer and asymmetrically placed open shelves

a large mid-century modern wall unit with closed compartments, a drawer and asymmetrically placed open shelves

a large mid-century modern wall unit with a compartment with a glass door, drawers, shelves and a tiny desk

a large mid-century modern wall unit with a compartment with a glass door, drawers, shelves and a tiny desk

a dark stained wall unit with open shelves, a bureau with a desk and drawers next to it is great for a mid-century modern space

a dark stained wall unit with open shelves, a bureau with a desk and drawers next to it is great for a mid-century modern space

a chic mid-century modern wall unit with closed compartments, open shelves and a small desk integrated

a chic mid-century modern wall unit with closed compartments, open shelves and a small desk integrated

Free-Standing Units

A free-standing mid-century modern storage unit is also a good idea as it can be used as a space divider, too. Such a unit may feature only closed storage compartments and cabinets or also some shelves and other elements like desks. It’s totally up to you what to choose, if you want a statement and bulky look – go for closed storage compartments and if you want a more airy feel – prefer more open shelving. Enjoy!

an elegant storage unit with a slanted shelf, some open shelves and two cabinets in the lower part

an elegant storage unit with a slanted shelf, some open shelves and two cabinets in the lower part

a rich stained storage unit with closed cabinets, shelves and drawers for a stylish mid-century modern interior

a rich stained storage unit with closed cabinets, shelves and drawers for a stylish mid-century modern interior

a mid-century modern storage unit with two cabinets in the lower part and open shelves in the upper part

a mid-century modern storage unit with two cabinets in the lower part and open shelves in the upper part

a light stained storage unit with cabinets, drawers, open shelves placed symmetrically in the upper part

a light stained storage unit with cabinets, drawers, open shelves placed symmetrically in the upper part

a large mid-century modern unit with closed compartments, open shelves and wire elements here and there

a large mid-century modern unit with closed compartments, open shelves and wire elements here and there

a fully closed mid-century modern storage unit features a couple of shelves - the tops of the storage compartments

a fully closed mid-century modern storage unit features a couple of shelves - the tops of the storage compartments

a rich stained storage unit with closed compartments with sliding doors and some folding shelves

a rich stained storage unit with closed compartments with sliding doors and some folding shelves

a dark stained wooden storage unit with closed and open compartments, legs will accommodat e alot of stuff

a dark stained wooden storage unit with closed and open compartments, legs will accommodat e alot of stuff

a rich-stained storage unit with open shelves, closed storage compartments and drawers will accommodate a lot of things

a rich-stained storage unit with open shelves, closed storage compartments and drawers will accommodate a lot of things

a large and chic storage unit with closed compartments, sliding doors, drawers and open shelves

a large and chic storage unit with closed compartments, sliding doors, drawers and open shelves

a rich stained storage unit with a closed storage compartment, drawers, open shelves and a box shelf with glass sliding doors

a rich stained storage unit with a closed storage compartment, drawers, open shelves and a box shelf with glass sliding doors

a rich-stained wooden storage unit with closed compartments will help you declutter the space and make it look larger

a rich-stained wooden storage unit with closed compartments will help you declutter the space and make it look larger

a large storage unit featuring cabinets and open shelves is a stylish idea for a mid-century modern interior

a large storage unit featuring cabinets and open shelves is a stylish idea for a mid-century modern interior

a rich stained storage unit with closed compartments, drawers and open shelves is a timeless piece to use

a rich stained storage unit with closed compartments, drawers and open shelves is a timeless piece to use

a large storage unit that acts as a space divider, open shelves and storage compartments is a very functional idea

a large storage unit that acts as a space divider, open shelves and storage compartments is a very functional idea

a catchy mid-century modern wall unit with cabinets and airy open shelves  metallic touches

a catchy mid-century modern wall unit with cabinets and airy open shelves metallic touches

a large retro-inspired plywood storage unit with open shelves and closed storage compartments on legs is a stylish idea to add chic to your interior

a large retro-inspired plywood storage unit with open shelves and closed storage compartments on legs is a stylish idea to add chic to your interior