Although integrated washer and dryers are pretty common in Europe, they've just started appearing stateside. It definitely cuts down the amount of space needed to have a laundry station if you have only one appliance to do your washing.
LG Electronics 4.3 cu. ft. All-in-One Washer and Electric Ventless Dryer in White
A laundry riser, in case you weren't aware, is a platform that lifts washing machines and dryers off the floor. This allows for easy access in the case of front-loaders, but also provides a handy storage space.
This is what I want to go for in the garage, right down to the wall and floor colors. I want to rip out the laundry room and put folding doors in front of the washer and dryer. Add a sink like the one for washing pets. I will have to look into how expensive these cabinets are, they sure are nice. Wow, I think its possible we could end up with a garage that we could park our cars in. -CAB