The kitchen is the heart of every home: the place where we gather with our families and friends; where we prepare and share food; where we work, entertain, and eat. But not all kitchens are designed with these functions in mind and as a result we often lack of space, storage, or functional features. Whether your kitchen is galley-shaped, U-shaped, L-shaped, or just plain small, these tips from talented designer projects will help you make the most of available space and a turn any kitchen into a luxurious accommodation.
A recessed pot rack a the end of the countertop helps to store large pots and pan, making them easily reachable without having to bent over a crowded drawer. Plus, this creates a great decorative feature wall. Design by Patty Kennedy Interiors, Boston.
Custom-built narrow shelving is perfect to maximize storage space when your options are limited. It’s cheaper to set up that a regular closet or kitchen cabinet and it’s an occasion to add a bit of color to your kitchen by displaying row of boxes, bottles and tins. Design by Wentworth, Inc., Dc metro.
This design features to two previous solutions —recessed pot rack and narrow shelving— combined together to form an awesome accent wall. Design by Dwelling Interior Designers & Decorators.
This elegant vintage storage table makes a great pairing with the wall-mounted rack. Lightweight furnishing can be a good solution when you don’t want to make things definitive in your kitchen layout. Via Jeanette Lunde.
Nothing prevents you to customize a vintage kitchen island to create an arch-like pot rack. This works pretty well if your ceiling is so high that you cannot suspend a regular hanging pot-rack. Image by Pottery Barn.
Open shelves are very efficient in the corners, especially next to windows. This makse the “dead angles” more appealing and offers a smart solution to showcase your cookbooks or dishes. Photo by Erica Photo by Erica George Dines for Southern Living.
Papers, bills, shopping lists, utensils… These cabinet sides doors are a great place to keep everything you don’t want to see in your kitchen out of eyesight. Design by Starline Cabinets, Vancouver.