Storage can never be enough in a kitchen which is why being creative while designing the layout is a must. Creating room in a large kitchen is easier than in a small one. However, there are various design ideas that you can incorporate without having to worry about the size of the room. That is why in today's ideabook we are going to share with you 10 efficient yet straightforward storage designs which can be included in any kitchen.
Adding a single row of cabinets above the counter is quite common. However, this layout can be made more efficient by using the remaining vertical space to create ceiling cabinets like seen in this picture. It can be used to store items that you do not need regularly.
Spices are an integral part of Indian cuisine which is why you need to keep them handy. One of the simplest ways to do so is by creating a wall mounted spice rack next to your gas cooktop. This makes it easy for you to reach out for condiments while cooking.
Cooking or serving spoons are usually kept in drawers which takes up unnecessary space. Instead, to make the layout more efficient, you can incorporate wall mounted spoon hanger like seen in this design.
Almost every Indian kitchen has a pacific cabinet for storing drinkware or crockery. But by making the door of such cabinets foldable, you can create a table as well. These multifunctional pieces of furniture also allow you to save floor space and are great for small kitchens.
Another efficient way to use your crockery cabinet is by placing it between two rooms to create a beautiful partition. It is not only an additional storage space but also acts as an attractive design feature.
In case you have a similar kitchen counter layout then adding double-sided storage cabinets can also be a great idea. These designs allow you to utilize this space to the fullest.
The corners of a kitchen are usually left out while designing storage space. Although, there are various methods to create a functional space using such dead edges. One of them is by lining the area with a chest of drawers.
Open shelves like this can be accessed from both sides which makes them a significant design element. They can be used to store mugs or glasses and can be accessed quickly when required. It saves you from going back and forth between the kitchen and the living or dining room.
Central islands are becoming very popular in Indian kitchens. But the space beneath the island is usually made of a stable concrete structure. To make it more efficient adding storage in this part of the fixture is an excellent option.
Lastly, another simple way to utilize the vertical space available in your kitchen is by creating a ceiling glass rack similar to this picture. These racks can be made using sleek metal bars and are inexpensive.
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