By opting for floating shelves over cupboards, designer Sarah Stacey ensured that the black-and-white backsplash would stand out even more. Notice how herringbone tile floors bring visual interest to the space as well.
Okay, how cool is this? Instead of traditional cupboards, this kitchen uses vertical plate racks to turn everyday storage into an eye-catching display. Notice, too, how well the blue shelves pair with the tile backsplash.
On the other side of the room, a wooden unit with shelves and cabinets creates a custom bar area. Here, cupboards and a cooler keep the owners' favorite glasses and bottles of wine close for entertaining.
To squeeze every last square inch out your cupboards — and still be able to easily access what’s in back — install a tiered shelf, like this bamboo option from The Container Store that expands to fit the width.
A deep blue cabinet off the main dining room holds hand painted Mexican beverage pitchers and glasses. Orange and white patterned tile and a light blond wood paneling are a visual contrast to the deep blue cupboard.
The huge kitchen of this Tarrytown, NY mansion is complete with a large, marble island and plenty of countertop space. Furnished with all new appliances and gorgeous cupboards, cooking in this kitchen would be a joy.
When setting your Thanksgiving table, don't forget to add fall touches to the other main elements in your dining room. A few organic additions to the chandelier, buffet, hutch or cupboard will pull the seasonal look together.
Copper pots and pans feel right at home in this country-style kitchen. By hanging them on the wall instead of tucking them into a cupboard, the design team both saved space and turned everyday cookware into a charming display.
Coated in a crisp white paint that matches the walls, the cabinets, cupboards and range hood all quietly recede into the background of this chef's kitchen. In turn? The space appears larger, and the dark gray island and stainless appliances stand out.
This kitchen island blends function and style to complete this traditional kitchen space. The built-in oven, drawers and cupboard space make it a practical feature, while pendant lighting highlights the island as the central piece in the room.
The walk-in closet of this Tarrytown, NY mansion offers plenty of room for all of your garments, shoes and accessories. The full-length mirror and well-lit cupboards are essential for every fashionista. The high ceilings, crown molding and marble island are a plus, too.
Despite its small stature, this guest bath has a ton of storage: a floating cupboard, medicine cabinet and a vanity with drawers offer plenty of room for towels and travel-sized products. Meanwhile, a quartz topper and white-painted wood paneling infuse the space with some history and charm.
The custom kitchen island in this minimalist kitchen has a pull-out tabletop for seating and hides a kitchen sink with a folding faucet and an induction cooktop. The island also boasts two large cupboards, three drawers, an under-counter fridge and a dishwasher.
This kitchen island has plenty of cupboard and drawer space, and it even incorporates basket storage. The light wood contrasts the white cabinetry making the island stand out beneath a stainless steel range hood. A bright red accent wall draws the eye to the far side of the room and makes the built-in cabinetry pop.