Add pullout appliance storage to free up counter surface and maximize cabinet storage space. Diane Foreman of Neil Kelly Co. designed this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Design Competition winner. A layered caddy like this one adds a lot of utility, but even a simple pullout drawer can help makeover your space.
After giving thought to the cabinets' exterior, turn some attention to their intended use and interior features. "It used to be that we would place cabinetry in the room and make it functional," says Al. "Now every cabinet has a purpose." There are pullout drawers for pots and pans, oversize drawers for baking sheets and even high-tech under-counter cooling drawers that keep beverages and snacks within easy reach. Accessories like lazy Susans, built-in spice racks, drawer organizers and other cabinet extras make the kitchen a much more efficient and enjoyable place. Photo courtesy of GE Monogram
This spacious basement features a wall-to-wall shelving unit that has been fitted with convenient pullout drawers for stowing away small Lego pieces. The shelves also provide room for speakers that work with the home's integrated sound system.
Bags, boots, hats and scarves: Every item has its place in this glamorous custom closet in London. Pullout drawers for accessories and glass-fronted cabinet doors keep items on display and easy to reach. A contemporary carpet adds a graphic punch of style.
This homeowner longed for a laundry area but didn't have space to remodel an existing room. To the rescue: designer Giana Shorthouse of Terracotta Properties, who teamed up with a local cabinetmaker to create a custom kitchen laundry and storage room. Stackable appliances sit next to a closet that has pullout drawers as well as room to iron. Metal mesh door fronts allow moisture out and air to circulate, yet blend seamlessly with the look of the cabinetry.
Gorgeous angled windows produce a greenhouse feel in this bright and airy kitchen. White Shaker cabinets, gray granite countertops and light subway tile are beautiful design choices. A pullout spice drawer beside the dishwasher blends in perfectly with the cabinets.
Shelves, pullout baskets and shallow drawers will ensure your pantry offers a place for everything and keeps everything in its place. "Even small closets can be converted into orderly and spacious walk-in pantries. It's about making the best use of the space you have," says Rozalia Kiss, design manager of transFORM.
Making this HGTV Smart Home 2019 kitchen super user-friendly, the base cabinets include a hanging pan organizer with lid storage in a black nickel finish, a soft close mixer/appliance lift and a 50-quart double pullout waste container system. The kitchen also includes a 24-inch double cutlery drawer that keeps utensils organized.