Thoughts on Storage


Textiles Preserved at University Art Gallery

16

Jul 2018

Textiles Preserved at University Art Gallery

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 needed a variety of collections care equipment to ensure that items would be preserved in optimal conditions. Cantilever textile...

Read More


Extra-Wide Compact Storage Created for National Guard

09

Jul 2018

Extra-Wide Compact Storage Created for National Guard

When National Guard members get the call to deploy, they need to be ready for anything. That means they need to store a wide variety of equipment and supplies, and their gear needs to be kept organized and easily accessible to ensure a quick and effective response. Members of this Utah Air National Guard unit needed to create a better storage solution for their gear,...

Read More


Improved Efficiency in a Design Studio

05

Jul 2018

Improved Efficiency in a Design Studio

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 doors and dashboards. Space consultants at the Los Angeles-based Spacesaver distributorship worked with the firm’s engineers and...

Read More


Multiple Sports Storage Created for High School Athletics Department

02

Jul 2018

Multiple Sports Storage Created for High School Athletics Department

The athletics department at the Lawrenceburg High School in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, needed a better way to store gear for multiple sports, so the department jumped at the chance to re-think their storage soon after an addition was built onto the existing high school. They contacted their local Spacesaver representative, who visited the school to look at the space, gain a more thorough understanding of their...

Read More


Adaptable, Mobile Storage Created for College Library

26

Jun 2018

Adaptable, Mobile Storage Created for College Library

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 mobile carts. Upper floors were fitted with taller stationary cantilever shelving, and a compact mobile system was installed in the archives...

Read More


A county museum improves its preservation environment

18

Jun 2018

A county museum improves its preservation environment

A county museum in suburban Chicago had been storing its collections in retrofitted agricultural buildings. When the museum had the opportunity to move to a renovated office building in a nearby city, staff made the most of their chance to design a collections area that would protect the collections for generations to come, while also optimizing the space. Spacesaver provided everything the museum needed:  ...

Read More


Softball Storage Includes Display with Compact Storage Design

08

Jun 2018

Softball Storage Includes Display with Compact Storage Design

In addition to a new ballpark, practice area, locker rooms, and a player lounge, the new Jane Sanders Stadium at the University of Oregon boasts a sleek equipment room with laundry facilities, work areas, and a Spacesaver compact mobile storage system. The Spacesaver system doubles as a display of the softball team’s uniforms and gear.  An attractive display greets staff and student athletes when they...

Read More


Evidence Storage Designed for Sheriff’s Department

04

Jun 2018

Evidence Storage Designed for Sheriff’s Department

Located in suburban Chicago, the Lake County Sheriff’s Department takes in about 5500 pieces of evidence and property every year. The department had been storing evidence in a pole barn, where security concerns were an issue, as well as in the basement of the county jail, where aging overhead pipes presented concerns about leaks possibly damaging or destroying evidence. When the county gave the department...

Read More


Protecting and preserving flags, quilts, and other textiles

28

May 2018

Protecting and preserving flags, quilts, and other textiles

Spacesaver’s museum-quality textile roll storage racks provide compact storage for rolled items, including flags, quilts, tapestries, and other textiles. The racks are available in single-faced or double-faced configurations and can be directly attached to the floor, a wall, or a carriage-and-rail system. Both museums pictured here installed adjoining textile racks to accommodate items that were longer than the width of an individual rack (widths can...

Read More


Compacting Reserve Desk: Secure Storage for Library Materials

14

May 2018

Compacting Reserve Desk: Secure Storage for Library Materials

A growing number of university libraries are staying open 24 hours a day to meet increased student demand for study areas and collaboration space. Because circulation desks typically aren’t staffed around the clock, libraries need a secure way to store materials that have been requested for pick-up. The circulation desk at the University of Louisville is situated between the library’s public areas and its on-campus...

Read More



Page 1 of 2212345...1020...Last »