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Save time looking for paperwork. Storage units and cabinets for the office or your work from home space to keep it all under control, with different sizes and styles to match your decor. Many are lockable, so you keep important letters and fancy pens safe . Designed and developed with quality and safety in mind, they have a 10-year guarantee. Grab some storage boxes and cable management to keep everything organised.

Storage to make your paperwork (and your office) look its best

Coordinated, stylish or simply able to swallow large volumes? Whether the key priority for your office is one or all of the above, IKEA offers a wide range of functional and affordable storage solutions. Find the one that matches your interior as well as helps organise your workplace.

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Side-by-side white TROTTEN cabinets with doors standing by a pink tile wall, holding leafy plants and office accessories.
A combination of METOD cabinets and white VEDDINGE doors, its bottom edge following the profile of level-dividing steps.
Two side-by-side, dark-green IDÅSEN cabinets with doors and drawers by a wall of dark wood set in mosaic-style relief.
A light office where white TROTTEN cabinets with sliding doors acts as a room divider between groups of white furniture.
Headphones and other office accessories in and on a black-mesh BEKANT storage unit on castors, its drawer half pulled out.
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Work from home like a pro

Everyone’s storage needs are different. This can be especially true when your home doubles as a place of work. That’s why we offer a wide range of flexible, versatile storage solutions. From small drawer units perfect for tight spaces, to cabinets large enough to hold an office’s worth of accessories.

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A light room where standing and wall-mounted storage frame a workspace with a desk, office chair and a BEKANT storage unit.
A light room with four HELMER drawer units on castors and four white TROTTEN cabinets with sliding doors against a wall.
Fully loaded, room-dividing white TROTTEN cabinets with sliding doors stand next to a workspace with a TROTTEN desk.
A yellow-walled room with framed art, decorations and two side-by-side, room-dividing, dark grey IDÅSEN shelving units.
A parqueted room with a dark-grey IDÅSEN cabinet with sliding glass doors framed by art, decorations, plants and a window.
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A living room has a series of white BILLY bookcases along one wall, with books and folders neatly organised on the shelves.

Secure your furniture

Always remember to securely fasten any large, tall or heavy piece of furniture to prevent it from tipping over. It’s an easy way to minimise risks and keep your home safe.

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When it comes to storage units, there are many different materials to choose from. Each material has its own unique advantages and disadvantages, and the choice often comes down to personal preference, budget, and the intended use of the storage unit.

IKEA offers a range of affordable, functional, and stylish storage units that have become a popular choice for people looking to organise their homes and offices. Their storage units are designed with practicality in mind, with features such as adjustable shelves, multiple compartments, and various sizes to fit different spaces and needs. 

How to choose the right storage cabinet for your space

By selecting the right cabinet for your needs, you can create a more functional and efficient space. When choosing your storage units, there are a few important factors to consider, such as size, material, and style. The size of the unit should be based on the number of items you need to store, while the material and style should match the decor of the room where it will be placed.

Wood cabinets are a popular choice because of their sturdiness and durability. They offer a classic and timeless look that can fit a variety of styles. On the other hand, metal cabinets are known for their strength and resistance to damage. They are ideal for heavy-duty storage and can be a great option for garages and workshops. Lastly, plastic cabinets are lightweight and easy to move, making them convenient for temporary storage or transport. 

Customise your storage units

By combining different hooks, shelves, cabinets, and drawers, you can create customised storage solutions that fit your needs and preferences.

One of the most popular types of storage units feature a simple and sturdy design, with square compartments that can be used to store a variety of items such as books, boxes, or baskets. These units typically come with adjustable shelves and can be customised with doors or drawers to fit your unique storage needs. They are often available in different sizes and colours, allowing you to find the perfect fit for your space and style.

Storage cabinets with doors are another common storage solution, particularly for those who want to keep their items hidden from view. These types of storage solutions come in extremely handy in spaces where you need to store items that are not frequently used, but that you still want to keep easily accessible. Some storage cabinets with doors come with built-in locks, providing an added level of security for valuable items.

So, whether it's in your kitchen, living room, or office, there are a variety of storage solutions available that can help keep your space organised and clutter-free.

Take a look at our vast range of storage solutions and create customized storage units by combining different shelves, cabinets, and drawers to fit your unique storage needs

Office filing cabinets for organisation and storage

While you may have to store signed copies of important documents or invoices, you definitely don’t have to deal with an untidy mess. Smart filing cabinets help you stay organised in a way that cuts down on clutter, while helping you find paperwork or file folders when you need them. Enjoy clever features such as drawer stops that prevent drawers from being pulled out too far. And since no one wants unnecessary noise in the office, integrated dampeners ensure drawers close slowly, silently and softly. Choose from a storage unit topped with shelving or go with different arrangements in filing cabinets that include drawers stacked vertically and/or horizontally.

Keeping documents, paperwork, and files secure

When certain documents are for your eyes only, rest assured by setting the code for the combination lock for filing cabinets to safely store papers and expensive office equipment and supplies. Secure sliding doors or cabinets on other storage solutions with a lock and key.

Find a style to match your office

From metal storage cabinets with elements of wood to all metal or all wood storage cabinets, drawers or storage combinations, there are styles to fit any office. Choose from black or white steel storage solutions, or go with the natural expression of wood.

Frequently asked questions about office storage cabinet

What are the two types of filing cabinets?

Horizontal or lateral filing cabinets versus vertical filing cabinets. Go vertical with two or three drawers of filing or double up with a set of six stacked together vertically. Horizontal filing cabinets are available in stacks of four filing drawers.

What do you use file cabinets for?

To conveniently store important documents in file folders. File cabinets keep things tidy while helping you stay organised.