Instead of precarious stacks of cookware piled in the back of a cabinet, store your everyday pots in a handy drawer. This drawer features two separate sections: a deep area for housing big pots and a shallow roll-out for storing potholders, lids and trivets. Rich wood and sleek stainless steel hardward make this storage space visually appealing design element. Photo courtesy of Dura Supreme Cabinetry
Shallow kitchen drawers are perfect for spice storage – except when jars roll against one another. Solve that problem with the Variera drawer insert from IKEA. The curved grooves of this removable tray make it easy to store spices and easy to clean should those spices ever spill.
More and more homeowners are opting for deep storage drawers in their kitchens rather than base cabinets; heavy pots and pans are much easier to access when they’re stored in drawers. Here, metal dividers keep cookware and lids separate.
Spice and oil storage drawers are hidden behind decorative columns, utilizing every inch of space in this traditional kitchen. This smart solution keeps ingredients organized and on-hand while at the food prep space.
A long counter of drawers with no upper cabinets allows the owners of this transitional kitchen to prep and cook with a clear view into the living and dining area. Bright yellow barstools add a sunny touch to the gray color scheme. Design by Albertsson Hansen Architecture, Ltd.
Cabinets form the backbone of this sleek transitional kitchen. Configure the cabinetry to make the most use of your kitchen's size and floor plan. In this kitchen, the base cabinets primarily consist of drawers, which brings items out to you instead of you having to dig through less accessible standard cabinets.
Keep pots handy for cooking by storing them right below the range. This convenient drawer even features a partition at the back that neatly stores all the lids in plain view. Photo courtesy of Dura Supreme Cabinetry.
Kitchen storage is always an issue, especially for apartment dwellers or any homeowner whose kitchen is short on space. To remedy this, manufacturers like Hafele are doubling up storage in new, custom kitchens with clever multi-tiered drawers. Image courtesy of Hafele
A place for everything, and everything in its place makes a happy kitchen. To create kitchen happiness for these homeowners, designers used drawers disguised as cabinets to help make the best of the space, while maintaining a stylish, modern facade.
One thing's for sure: with floor-to-ceiling cabinets and wide drawers, the owners have plenty of storage options in this kitchen. On the right wall, there's even a built-in China cabinet with glass doors to show off their finest collection of plates and bowls.