mudroom or kitchen idea. I like this command center. Basket handy for lunchbox drop off and book bag.
source: Crisp Architects Lovely kitchen features double doors opening to walk-in pantry lined with horizontal paneling and open cabinets with butcher block countertop over slate tiled floor. I would do invisible paneled doors
The Return Of Larder Cupboards - lovely! wish I had room for something like this, since we don& have a pantry