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Anthracite 5-Bin Storage Tower

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Whether you use our 5-Bin Storage Tower in an office, craft room, den or bedroom, you'll appreciate the capacity to store so much in a small space. Each bin pivots to provide quick access to whatever you're storing. It's sized to hold anything from 8-1/2" x 11" paper and office supplies to shoes, books and craft accessories. And, you can now add casters to the bottom of your 5-Bin Storage Tower to take everything you need from room to room.

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  • Italian design
  • Durable, solid steel construction with non-skid adjustable feet
  • Scratch-resistant epoxy finish
  • Slim profile is ideal for tight spaces

5-Bin Storage Tower Anthracite
  • SKU#: 10068777
  • 16-1/4" x 11-3/4" x 28-1/8" h
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5-Bin Storage Tower Wheel Kit Black
  • SKU#: 10068782
  • 3-1/2" h
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish Storage A step up from my other plastic storage towers. Wanted something a bit more stylish to go in my office area. A little pricey but worth it. Great color selection, too. I bought the red.
Date published: 2015-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tons of storage in a small profile I bought two of these for my toddler's room so I could get all his random toys out of the living room, dining room, kitchen (you get the drill). I wasn't sure how much it would hold and only had expectations for small toys. Man, was I wrong! This things holds TONS of stuff. It is deceivingly efficient (because it is so narrow). I haven't seen another product like this, as of yet. I'm now trying to figure out where I can put more of them!
Date published: 2015-01-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect for My Arts and Craft LOVE being able to store all my arts and crafts in this. The perfect depth and length. I use each drawer differently. One for ribbons, adhesives, writing tools, and stencils. The only CON about this item is that when you open up one drawer the others kind of swivel with it too. But it doesnt really bother me
Date published: 2015-01-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Purchase I love the quality and design of this storage tower. I am using it to store craft, sewing and knitting supplies and it is working well. The item is very well constructed and looks great. The only drawback I can find is the size... I would have liked the drawers to be deeper and a little longer. I need to store a few items on the diagonal because the length of the drawer is a little short. Originally I looked to purchase this storage tower to hold CDs with the jacket tile upright and the drawers are just not deep enough.
Date published: 2014-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life saver My new bathroom doesn't have drawers like my old one did. This fits perfectly under the vanity counter here I have a stool and a mirror. Problems solved! It is very well constructed and the drawers glide so easily. Holds a lot!
Date published: 2014-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shoe Storage Solution I bought this tower in the larger size that is now available (only in white currently). Although on the expensive side, it's turned out to be the best shoe storage solution for me. I hate the shoe storage options that leave the shoes out in the open -- that looks great in the magazine, where every show is clean as a whistle, just out of the box for the photo shoot, and also color coordinated. (Whose shoes come in only three colors??) Not so much when the shoes have actually been used and come in a dozen different shades and styles. I also find the shoe boxes a hassle because once you start to stack them, opening and closing those little doors is just a pain. This tower holds 3 pairs of shoes in each pull-out drawer. They are hidden away, but easy to access, and my closet never looked so streamlined and tidy. I plan on purchasing one for my husband. If I trip over a pair of his shoes one more time….
Date published: 2014-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best purchase I love it! Ideal storage solution when space is an issue! This takes little space and has high capacity of storage. Easy to access your stuff. Excellent!
Date published: 2014-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute, useful, easy to open I'm using this in a closet as part of a dresser alternative. I have socks sorted by function in a few of the drawers. It's a neat and attractive storage solution.
Date published: 2014-03-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from nice idea but... After a few weeks of use here is my review. The construction was not what I had envisioned. Not adequate for even moderately heavy drawer items. I have some bundled computer cables in one of the draws and it seems weighed down and the draw it slightly misaligned from the weight. The drawer themselves do operate independently either. It seems I open one and they all iopen. I am constantly trying to keep them aligned when I close them as well. As soon as I close one another moves open. Its a slight opening but enough to through off the symmetry of the aesthetic which is counter to the whole point of these. The storage is also not very good. The description claims it can accommodate standard letter paper well. Not true. the dimensions leave things cramped and I find the draw sizes impractical for the things I want to put in them. I bought this to replace a similar thin storage unit in my office and I can only fit 3\4 of the contents despite larger dimensions. Its also difficult to organize things in these draws. I find myself contemplating buying even more "stuff" for drawer organization. Regarding paper storage. The weakness of the single hinge of the drawers makes it impractical to support the weight of more than a few pamphlets or small notebooks. Forget a ream of paper. I still like the look and the small footprint. With some reorganization it may have a place in my office. Perhaps my review will change after some trial and error. Unfortunately this was meant to a practical exchange for an older storage system. One suggestion on future design would be variable sized drawers from shallow to deep.
Date published: 2014-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute and Different I love the storage tower. I use it as a nightstand and store my books in it, instead of a book shelf. It is neat and small. I love the way the shelves rotate on an axis. This is a sleek and modern piece.
Date published: 2013-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these! I have 2 of these towers. One in my kitchen and one in my office/spare bedroom. They are slim, with a small footprint, but hold a decent amount of things.
Date published: 2013-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A super purchase I use this in my art studio and it contains many of my art supplies. It is exceptionally well made.
Date published: 2013-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good item Very good quality , I'm using it as a shoe cabinet in my small entry room , very stylish . I love it
Date published: 2013-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 5-star on Design/Function; 3-star on Quality. i love the design of this cabinet- i bought the red. however, i found that each cabinet had inconsistent defects so to speak. i had to exchange the item 2x. some of the drawers may not open/close the same way. there are dents sometimes and the "seams" in the drawers are not all welded together perfectly. but i really loved the way this cabinet looked and it's very functional. i think it would be kinda cool if they made this in a 10 drawer unit. i like the slim design but quality is so-so for the price tag.
Date published: 2013-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Close enough to perfect Love it! Using mine as a bedside table and have the matching larger version for my desk (I live in a studio apartment so coordinating areas helps). The swinging drawers are easy to use, even for arthritic hands. The other reviewers are right that the bottom isn't quite flat, and drawers will swing open if you don't level it, but its easy enough to fix that.
Date published: 2013-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great narrow storage for smaller bathroom This storage tower is a perfect bathroom solution for our guest bath which has a pedestal sink and thus terrible storage. We have it opposite the toilet and it's narrow enough to fit nicely in the space. One thing to note is that the white color of this cabinet has a different finish than the charcoal or red colors, which are very smooth and modern looking. The white has a pimply finish. Thankfully the gray also matches our bathroom...we started out with the white one and are much happier with the gray. This difference didn't seem evident in any of the descriptions I could find.
Date published: 2013-08-07
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Date published: 2013-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT! Bought this for my daughters room. Put her printer on top and store paper and supplies in drawers. It looks great and does not take up much space. Extremely practical!
Date published: 2013-04-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sleek Storage This piece is a great storage solution if you care a lot about your office aesthetics. It's very sleek and modern, which we really appreciate about it. It's also compact, and that means it's mostly good for "small storage" — office supplies, pens, pencils, etc. The only drawback is that I expected to be able to put more papers and folders in the drawers, but the drawers only hold sheets of paper — they are too small for folders.
Date published: 2013-04-07
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Date published: 2013-03-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Flimsy contruction I am not impressed with the construction of this storage tower. The bins feel flimsy, and I suspect they will get bent out of shape or break off before too long. There's about 1/2" gap in between each bin, which looks messy and allows dust. If I had seen it in person, I wouldn't have ordered it.
Date published: 2013-03-25
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Date published: 2013-03-20
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Date published: 2013-01-14
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Date published: 2012-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great to corral gloves & hats I use this next to our coat closet to keep gloves, hats, scarves handy. Drawers move really smoothly, the finish (I chose grey) is high quality and has a nice upbeat modern tone that fits in well with our traditional decor. It's functional and tall enough that adults can access the upper drawers comfortably, while the lower drawers are so easy for children. Top has rounded corners, so not a problem to bump into. Drawer corners are pointed, but not an issue for me as I keep them closed. May get another two in funky color as side tables for guest bedroom and put a wall lamp above so the entire top (12" square) can be used for books, clock, etc.
Date published: 2012-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Perfect storage for daughter's art supplies in great room
Date published: 2012-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Modern End Tables With Storage! My husband and I had just moved into our new home together and we really needed to spice things up a bit. His bachelor furniture really needed a women's touch and an up grade. When I saw these I thought they would be perfect for our living room. They were the perfect height next to our couches. Plus they had enough space in the drawers for dvds and vhs movies. The red seemed a little too pinkish coral to me compared to a stop sign red. But the Anthracite seemed just right. It wasn't too dark with the room and it hardly shows any marks. I love it!
Date published: 2012-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Solution! My daughter's vanity is small, limited in both counter space and storage below and this storage tower has solved our problem! It's narrow depth fits the tiny footprint of the bath and easily stores hair appliances, brushes and all the miscellaneous items a pre-teen feels she must have close at hand.
Date published: 2012-03-08
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Community Q&A

can the drawers be removed from the tower

Asked by: mjanw
The unit comes pre-assembled and individual bins cannot be removed.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2016-09-09

Are the dimensions different from the version sold a few years ago?

I bought one of these a few years back--and I love it. I'm thinking of buying another, but the dimensions listed are different from the model I have. Mine has drawers that measure 13 x 9 x 5 1/2. The base is ~ 15 x 10. Have the dimensions changed for newer models?
Asked by: DesignObsessed
Our 5-Bin Storage Tower currently measures 16-1/4" wide x 11-3/4" deep x 28-1/8" h - slightly different from the towers sold several years ago. The change makes the tower compatible with the optional Wheel Kit that is now available.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2018-03-17

Will you be offering the small (currently anthracite) 5 drawer storage tower in white?

Asked by: DHB1
We offer the 5-Bin Storage Tower White, item #10055201, which is listed below.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2017-01-08

What weight can the drawers handle?

Asked by: LeenMarie421
The bins of our 5-Bin Storage Tower can each accommodate about 3 pounds.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-02-25

What is the height of the base?

I am looking for the dimensions of the base and how far the top of the base is off the floor without casters.
Asked by: Smarty
The footprint of our 5-Bin Storage Tower is 16-1/4" wide x 11-3/4" deep; the top of the base plinth without casters is 1-3/8" off the floor.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2018-03-24

Can you change the swing direction on these?

I want to use these as night stands on either side of the bed. BUT they seem to be either designed OR just assembled so that on one side of the bed the bins swing towards you in bed which means you can reach inside of them without getting up BUT the other side the bin swings away from you and you can't reach anything inside of the bins. Please let me know if there is a trick where I can safely unscrew the tops and then switch around the bin compartments to get them to both swing towards the bed. Thanks!
Asked by: declutterette
No, unfortunately there is not a way to change the direction in which the bins swing out.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2015-05-25


Can I use this is the bathroom for storage?
Asked by: Marsh001
Our 5-Bin Storage Tower is ideal for toiletries, cosmetics, medication, hair care products or tools, or linens in a ventilated bath area.
Answered by: larose
Date published: 2017-04-23


what is the weight of this storage tower?
Asked by: cbnyc
The 5-Bin Storage Tower weighs 36.5 lbs.
Answered by: tcbeall
Date published: 2016-09-10

Can one of these storage towers be stacked on top of another?

Asked by: Aaaron
These towers are not stackable.
Answered by: larose
Date published: 2017-01-08

How deep are the drawers? What is the maximum weight each will hold? Can the drawers be reversed to open the other way?

Asked by: furrykidsx2
Each drawer is 5" tall. The drawers can hold about 3 pounds each and the direction of the drawers cannot be reversed.
Answered by: mbdefreitas
Date published: 2016-09-03

How deep are the drawers?

Asked by: LeenMarie421
These drawers measure 13-1/4" wide x 10" deep x 4-7/8" high on the inside.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2017-02-22

what are the dimensions of each of the drawers, esp depth?

I see product dimensions, other then height, are 15" x 10-3/8". What are the dimensions of the drawers? What is the height of each drawer? thank you, fraserkr
Asked by: fraserkr
The interior dimensions of each drawer are 8-1/2" by 12" by 4-3/4" high.
Answered by: jasample
Date published: 2014-09-03

What does anthracite mean?

Is this solid colored or plastic?
Asked by: N4N4
Our Anthracite 5-Bin Storage Tower is constructed of metal. Anthracite refers to the charcoal grey finish.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2016-02-02
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