The six-hook Antonius hanger (shown in powder-coated steel) provides a spot for hanging laundered shirts before moving them to closets.
To buy: $3, ikea.com for stores.
The Authentic Dairy Crate, a sturdy, stackable plastic cube that's available in five colors, makes a perfect storage cubby. You can put things on top of it, too.
To buy: $10, containerstore.com.
The ClosetMaid hanging basket hooks onto any type of wire shelving for an instant extra two feet of storage space―no hammer needed.
To buy: $14, homedepot.com.
The 4.5-liter Mini Round step can (in white or brushed or polished steel) is small enough to sit unobtrusively in a tight spot.
To buy: $20, simplehuman.com.
The plastic wall-mounted Polder dryer pulls out to 18 inches, holds up to 22 pounds of wet sweaters, and retracts when it's not needed.
To buy: $21, target.com.
A metal-framed canvas bin, the Utility Tote (small striped shown) is lightweight and easy to move.
To buy: For similar products, go to bedbathandbeyond.com.