When there is room to do it and interest in it from the clients, I love designing homes with built-in bars in the family or game rooms. We have one in our home, and have found it becomes a great multi-purpose space – additional seating when entertaining, a casual dinner counter, a great place for homework or, it’s original purpose, a spot to relax and have a drink at the end of the day!
If you don’t have a built-in bar or room to add one, bar cabinets and carts can be a fun piece of furniture to shop for. There is so much variety and, if you choose to go with a cart, it can be a very versatile piece for indoors or out. Here are a few of our favorite solutions – some aren’t specifically intended as bar storage, but we think they could make a great choice: