Top 14 Kitchen Storage Ideas
Whether you’re planning a full-scale remodel or just want to streamline your space, get fresh inspiration from our gallery of beautifully organized kitchens. See clever storage solutions for pantry items, cookware and cutlery, and stunning ways to showcase a wine collection or everyday dishes.
In this fresh white kitchen, a corner banquette does double duty as seating and storage. Deep lower drawers are an ideal place to stash less frequently used or heavier items.
In H&H editor-in-chief Suzanne Dimma’s home, a floor-to-ceiling pantry houses everything from stemware to spices. A custom wine rack designed by her husband, Arriz Hassam, is perfectly proportioned to prevent bottles from rolling.
This hardwearing butcher block island boasts plenty of open storage space, perfect for keeping everyday items off the countertop but within arm’s reach.
Woven market baskets are a great way to hide unsightly plastic bins, and leather handles make taking out the trash and recycling that much easier.
Deep drawer organizers ensure that different sizes of pots, pans, and lids are always at the ready. Install them in a lower kitchen cabinet if you’re storing heavier cookware.
Open walnut shelves house everyday dishes and serving bowls, while white cabinets conceal a pantry and refrigerator for a clean, contemporary look.
Use every inch of space with custom cabinets around your fridge. These ones were built out a few inches to sit flush with the fridge for a sleek, modern look.
Don’t hide your wine in the basement! Designer Scott Yetman and his partner Jean Michel Lavoie are avid wine collectors, so it makes sense that their cellar is proudly displayed in the kitchen of their Quebec home.
H&H founder and publisher Lynda Reeves’ kitchen storage closet features practical pull-out shelves that allow for easy access to small appliances and baking supplies.
The expanse of upper cabinets in this white kitchen are broken up with open shelving. When putting dishes on display, limit the color palette to just a couple of complementary hues for a fresh, clean look.
Dark, built-in cabinets don’t overwhelm the space when they’re inlaid with with ribbed glass. Light bounces off the glass in the uppers, while an antique-style wood ladder adds character.
This drawer-in-a-drawer option from Ikea offers shallow-drawer function while maintaining a unified look on the fronts.
Extend upper cabinets to the ceiling for extra storage space, and keep a step stool stashed nearby for easy access.
Natural wood shelving with a backsplash of glittering glass mosaics and simple, clean-lined cabinetry offer a playful, layered look.