Full height cabinetry allows for easy concealment of brooms/mops/vacuum cleaner. Having the washer and dryer separated creates more benchspace in an already tight area. Perhaps framing the dryer with cabinetry would create a more streamlined look.
laundry room with laundry basket organization - i want room for this - so easy to fold the clothes and place them in the baskets for each family member. also, good idea to store bed linens in the laundry room.
Get dirty laundry off the floor with a laundry tower. How to at Red Hen Home. I already have a laundry sorter, but this would be great for sorting clothes as you take them out of dryer and fold them. Then kids come get their basket and put clothes away.