The History of Closets….

… albeit a seriously abridged one! The word ‘Closet’ has been around quite a while, if you include some corruptions of it!  Mostly supposed to be from the Latin “Clausum” (for ‘closed’), and via the French ‘closet’ (pronounced .. “cloz-eh”), it has been a recognized word since the 17th Century.   Originally, a ‘Closet’ was a


A conundrum for you!

I’m a Brit and you can count the number of closets in the UK pretty well on the fingers of both hands!  So… what’s a Brit doing talking about closets? Well … I started in the custom cabinetry business many moons ago working for a UK company who manufactured Fitted Bedroom Furniture.  In the ‘States,



Welcome to the new Blog here at design-the-closet.  We hope that you will return regularly to see what is current in Closet Design and other things!  With over 20 years plus experience in designing cabinetry of all varieties our CEO, Denys Appleby, should be your first stop if you need help with this. Design-the-closet is

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