COMPILED BY Kelly Adami PHOTOS Courtesy of Infinity Surfaces; Supplied
Be inspired by clever cupboards, purpose-designed drawers and strategically placed shelves that maximise your kitchen’s functionality and appearance while minimising mess.
The Maxima 2.2 kitchen by Cesar above is a clever storage system known for its versatility and functionality. Its slimline doors feature inconspicuous Frame Grip edging, which allows for ease of use without compromising on aesthetics. The lit-up cabinet interior is also an attractive visual detail in the kitchen.
Kitchens by Paul’s built-in wine bar unit puts your wine collection on display above a functional bar and exposed drawers that provide ample storage while hiding any clutter.
Eurocasa’s sleek cupboards are designed to conceal appliances and worktops behind a series of wooden panels. When open, the doors slide neatly into a cavity to maintain the seamless facade.
The symmetry and smooth surfaces in Infinity Surface‘s Pietra Grey Infinity Kitchen design allow the exposed shelves of the coffee station to act as both a functional workspace and a pleasing visual feature.
The Delinia corner cupboard pull-out storage organiser from Leroy Merlin ensures that you make the most of those notoriously difficult kitchen corners.
When it comes to premium kitchen design, drawer organisers are a must for keeping everything in its place. This sophisticated system by Eurocasa guarantees everything is right where it’s supposed to be when you need it.
Blu_line’s attention to detail inside this cutlery drawer means that even your knife set is always close at hand while still being neatly tucked away.
Closed storage will keep dust off your wine glasses, while open shelving can serve a decorative purpose for display items, and ensures ease of access. Cesar has contrasted this with sleek closed storage below to create a pleasing aesthetic – and keep bulkier items out of sight.
This modular kitchen system by Eurocasa allows for a wide variety of different storage permutations, including retractable worktops that can be pulled out when extra space is required, and stored away when not in use.
Leroy Merlin’s pull-out under-sink drawer with storage boxes is ideal for organising cleaning products and other items that often end up in neglected or hard-to-reach places.
Large-scale slabs of Infinity Surfaces stone in concrete light clad this kitchen’s cabinetry for an ultra-modern, seamless finish on the walls and around the island. This is contrasted by an open-shelving feature wall, which adds visual variety as well as easy access to often-used items.
This purpose-designed wall unit by Cesar is cleverly placed above the kitchen counter for easy access to key cooking tools. A row of hooks and compact shelves beneath make a feature out of frequently used utensils and ingredients.
In this space by interior designer Tessa Proudfoot, we see how freestanding furniture can be a clever way of adding extra storage space when your built-in cabinetry has reached its limit. It also helps to bridge the gap between the kitchen and the rest of the home.