Portuguese architects Pedro Varela and Renata Pinho renovated this apartment in Portugal, using playful yellow carpentry as the basis of the design. The cheerful unit, which takes the place of mundane walls, offers a number of different solutions, including  storage (shelving, closets, and drawers) seating, and partitions.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

We’re guessing that middle section is for a large television.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

Just stick your fingers into the smiley face to pull out the stool!

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

And just push it back in when you’re done.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

Unified flooring throughout lends the feeling of a bigger, more open space.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

Frosted glass separates the kitchen, providing a visual separation, but still allowing light to filter through.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

The kitchen is multifunctional. There’s a replaceable counter, convertible laundry room and hidden storage all in a clean layout.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

Different size round holes instead of knobs keeps the surfaces flat and extra clean.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

In the master bedroom, wood complements IKEA furniture.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

Love how the drawers pull out from the side of the headboard so not an inch of storage space goes to waste.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

This bathroom has a triangular geometric theme.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

This one has a round geometric pattern.

Portuguese Apartment with Yellow Storage Wall in interior design  Category

The circular mirror and cabinet door cutouts echo the wall pattern design.

Photos by José Campos.