Thoughts on Storage


Adaptable, Mobile Storage Created for College Library

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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...

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A county museum improves its preservation environment

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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:  ...

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Softball Storage Includes Display with Compact Storage Design

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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...

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Evidence Storage Designed for Sheriff’s Department

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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...

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Protecting and preserving flags, quilts, and other textiles

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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...

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Compacting Reserve Desk: Secure Storage for Library Materials

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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...

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Custom Compacting Kiosk Created for Library

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May 2018

Custom Compacting Kiosk Created for Library

Spacesaver created a compacting kiosk for a small bookstore located inside the entrance to the downtown public library in Vancouver, Washington. The shop is operated by volunteers with the local Friends of the Library group, so the system needed to be straightforward and easy to use. The clerk opens and closes the kiosk by sliding the shelving units along rails installed in the floor. The...

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5 School Spaces Perfect for Locker Storage

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May 2018

5 School Spaces Perfect for Locker Storage

Hamilton Casework Modular Lockers offer a large array of choices in size, doors, shelves, locks and finishes with custom solutions, designed just for your school.  Below we have identified 5 school spaces perfect for locker storage: 1. Libraries.  Meeting with a group or doing some research?  Students can keep their bags and other school supplies locked away (even charged with recharging capabilities) and only holding onto relevant...

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Modular Storage for the Modern Office: The Day Locker Trend

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Apr 2018

Modular Storage for the Modern Office: The Day Locker Trend

With the office landscape ever-changing, how do you design a space that can compete with functionality ebb and flow?  Hamilton Casework Solutions Lockers have a modular design that can easily be modified without limiting your needs should they change in the future.  Below we have outlined 6 benefits of incorporating modular lockers in your office space for attractive and functional storage: Modern and Modular.   The...

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Rutgers Equipment Room Revamps Storage Design

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Apr 2018

Rutgers Equipment Room Revamps Storage Design

Rutgers Athletics was in the process of changing their brand image to Adidas.  Along with this brand overhaul, the staff wanted to start fresh and be 100% organized and ready to accept all the new equipment and apparel. After a site evaluation and deep collaboration with the client we were able to design a layout that would meet their current needs as well as provide...

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