Four wall-mounted drying racks in a mudroom create an instant indoor drying room; recreate the look with four wall-mounted racks from Ikea. For something similar, consider Ikea's wall-mounted Grundtal Drying Rack;
In the central living area between rooms use pocket doors. French doors invite daylight to flow through the den and the living room of this farmhouse. Pocket doors between the rooms slide closed for sound control.