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Modern Workshop Design Ideas

Modern Garage
Modern Garage
JG Design StudioJG Design Studio
Homeowner desired a workshop, a over-sized two car garage to store bikes and kayaks and a finished kid hangout upstairs. They love a minimalist look and a lots of light. Its skylights and finished upper level are light-filled and inviting! Documodern Photography
SantaMaria - Garage remodeling
SantaMaria - Garage remodeling
Pearl RemodelingPearl Remodeling
Laura
Photo of a mid-sized modern detached two-car workshop in Los Angeles.
Flow Wall Storage Solutions
Flow Wall Storage Solutions
Flow Wall SystemFlow Wall System
Photo of a mid-sized modern attached workshop in Salt Lake City.
Poured concrete pavers to Studio Shed garage
Poured concrete pavers to Studio Shed garage
Studio Shed - Live Large.  Build Small.Studio Shed - Live Large. Build Small.
Although this garage could fit a vehicle, the primary goal was to use the space as a motorcycle and bike workshop. Hardscape flagstone patio, poured concrete pavers and gravel make up the driveway.
Garage Organizers
Garage Organizers
Ohio Garage InteriorsOhio Garage Interiors
Photo of a mid-sized modern attached three-car workshop in Cleveland.
Man Cave Columbia MO
Man Cave Columbia MO
Swift CompaniesSwift Companies
Terry Alfermann/Caleb Rowden
Photo of a large modern one-car workshop in Other.
Garage Storage
Garage Storage
The Tailored Closet of IndyThe Tailored Closet of Indy
Garage storage, work bench and organizers
Expansive modern attached three-car workshop in Indianapolis.
Garage Wall Storage
Garage Wall Storage
Great Closets of New EnglandGreat Closets of New England
Design ideas for a large modern attached workshop in New York.
Garages & Dens
Garages & Dens
California ClosetsCalifornia Closets
Multi-Purpose Garage Storage
Inspiration for a large modern workshop in San Francisco.
West Metro Garage addition and Upgrade
West Metro Garage addition and Upgrade
Xpand Inc. | Homes of XcellenceXpand Inc. | Homes of Xcellence
At the outset, this project began with the transformation of a 2-car attached garage. The goal was to create a mudroom, an exercise room, and a breezeway to seamlessly connect the spacious detached garage with the main part of the house. Additionally, the project involved partial roof removal and the addition of a new front entry. But then came an unexpected twist – scope creep. We found ourselves veering away from the initial client-supplied architectural plans. After numerous consultations with the clients and several iterations of the design, we arrived at a significantly improved plan for the remodel and addition. Our journey commenced with the demolition of almost the entire former 2-car garage, making space for a new, oversized 3-car garage measuring 40′ x 28′. This garage was strategically placed between the existing house and the large detached garage. We introduced a custom low-sloped flat roof, designed to address historical drainage issues. To mitigate water pooling, we created a custom concrete step at the back corner of the garage, equipped with a sturdy metal grate that sits flush with the step. We also installed a PVC drainage system, commencing at the step and running beneath a newly designed patio, ultimately draining into the yard. These measures have significantly reduced water accumulation around the house. The new garage boasts several features, including Longboard aluminum siding, custom full glass garage doors, interior drywall finished to a level 4, an abundance of can lights, an epoxy floor coating, vinyl base trim, a new forced air garage heater, and more. The clients also requested a designated space for their three kids and their friends to enjoy, thus giving birth to the “Kid Zone.” We partitioned a section of the existing oversized garage, resulting in a space measuring approximately 22′ x 32′, brimming with entertainment possibilities. To enhance control over the temperature in the Kid Zone, we collaborated with our licensed HVAC partner to install a cold weather mini-split system. One of the most significant challenges was the modernization and consolidation of the home’s main electrical systems. We reconfigured and combined 6-7 different electrical panels into just two. One panel serves the main house, while the second is dedicated to backup power from a generator. These panels, along with the boiler for the in-floor heating system, are housed in a newly constructed mechanical room within the Kid Zone. Inside the main house, we completed various tasks, such as removing the ceiling in the hallway from the new garage to address prior water damage, improve insulation, and rework electrical and HVAC systems. We also replaced the ceiling from the front door to the base of the stairs, adding new can lighting and enhancing insulation. Skilled drywall specialists then installed and finished new drywall to a level 5 standard. The exterior of the house underwent a complete overhaul. Before installing new roofing on the entire house and garage, we modified an existing flat roof by adding custom lumber and plywood to enhance the pitch, preventing future ice dams. A new rubber roof was expertly installed on the oversized 3-car garage, and the flat roof section we re-framed. Our meticulous exterior team removed old white aluminum soffit, fascia, and gutters, replacing them with new framing to accommodate Longboard soffit material. This task was particularly challenging due to the age of the house and the non-standard wall and roof framing. Our skilled exterior subcontractors ensured a perfect fit. Near the pool area, we discovered severe rot and decay from years of water intrusion. After informing the homeowners, we ordered and installed five new commercial-style block framed windows and a custom 8′ high Anderson patio door. This involved careful removal and replacement of window headers from the outside to avoid disturbing the finished part of the house. We reframed the large openings to fit the new windows, and our skilled trim carpenters installed new walnut casing, base, and window sills. In total, we replaced around 900 lineal feet of soffit and installed approximately 32 squares of aluminum siding. The entire house was meticulously prepped, repaired, and painted according to the client’s chosen color. Throughout the project, we incorporated numerous custom touches and unique design elements, some of which you can see in the pictures. Our team also addressed various unforeseen challenges, from soil issues to rot and decay repair, roof leaks, drainage problems, electrical and HVAC complexities, and much more. At Xpand Inc., we take pride in making it all happen, turning your remodeling and renovation dreams into reality.
Spectacular Closet Factory Garage Storage and Mancaves
Spectacular Closet Factory Garage Storage and Mancaves
Kay Wade, Closet FactoryKay Wade, Closet Factory
Grey Melamine with Grey Linen Faces, Aluminum Doors with white glass inserts, Aluminum Slat Wall
Inspiration for a mid-sized modern workshop in Los Angeles.
Golf Storage Unit
Golf Storage Unit
transFORM HometransFORM Home
People mistakenly neglect their garages typically because no guests go in there. It’s very tempting to stash boxes in this out-of-the-way spot. At transFORM, we’re experts in turning your unused garages into modern and efficient storage spaces. This golf inspired unit was designed in a white melamine with brushed aluminum thermofoil drawers and doors and black melamine accents throughout. This unit features a handy bench with shoe shelving, sliding chrome baskets and aluminum grill inserts on the cabinet doors for ventilation. The bench top was made from a rock hard mica, which will withstand everyday wear and tear while you accomplish your home projects. Sliding chrome baskets are used to store everyday items like towels and sports gear. These accessories slide out and can be easily adjusted to accommodate the seasonal changes in your activities. High quality cabinets with grill insert ventilation are used to safely stow yard, car, and home maintenance supplies. Strong adjustable shelving was also installed to hold large, bulky items and free-up floor space. Adjustable shelves allow you to change the configuration as your storage needs evolve. Durable epoxy floors were also installed as they are moisture resistant and easy to clean. An efficient and effective lighting system was added to brighten up the works area while adding comfort and convenience to your space.
Closets
Closets
Precision Closets and Garage LLCPrecision Closets and Garage LLC
This is an example of a mid-sized modern attached two-car workshop in Salt Lake City.
Landscaping outside the prefab garage taking shape
Landscaping outside the prefab garage taking shape
Studio Shed - Live Large.  Build Small.Studio Shed - Live Large. Build Small.
A custom Studio Shed garage & workshop becomes the catalyst for exterior transformation. Hardscaping replaces grass in this dry climate and a new patio space comes to life.
Chicago Museum of Science and Industry 4th Annual "Smart Home: Green + Wired"
Chicago Museum of Science and Industry 4th Annual "Smart Home: Green + Wired"
ClopayClopay
Midwest Living magazine editors selected Clopay’s contemporary Avante Collection glass garage doors for Smart Home project. They chose a bronze anodized aluminum frame with white laminated glass for the traditional garage door application. The rear of the garage features a smaller clear glass Avante door, which opens up to a backyard patio. Closed the door is a wall of windows.
Coach Houses
Coach Houses
Limestone Trail Co. Inc.Limestone Trail Co. Inc.
This Coach House, 12' x 20', with a 7'x 10' wing has endless possibilities.
Inspiration for a large modern detached one-car workshop in Toronto.
Garage
Garage
Inspired Closets of CharlestonInspired Closets of Charleston
This is an example of a mid-sized modern attached one-car workshop in Charleston.
Powder Coated Metal
Powder Coated Metal
Garage Solutions, Inc.Garage Solutions, Inc.
Steel cabinets accompanied by exclusive StorALL wall storage system and epoxy flooring.
This is an example of a large modern workshop in San Francisco.

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