Kitchen cabinetry is a major consideration in your kitchen planning and design and for most requirements, storage is always a top priority. To maintain a neat and beautiful kitchen, adequate space for food preparation, dinnerware and crockery, utensils, and appliances is needed. Aside from storage and cupboard space, the general appearance of the room is hugely influenced by the look and feel of your cabinetry. Whether you are aiming for aesthetics or efficiency, we've compiled 40 ingenious kitchen cabinetry ideas and designs inspirations to get you started.
1. Pot Hanger Glider
Keep your pots well organised and accessible using this sliding hanger.
2. Corner Drawers
Make use of that hard-to-reach corner space by installing drawers that can accommodate smaller utensils, dinnerware, or kitchen tools.
3. Vertical Spice Pull-out Organiser
Keep your spice jars organised and out of site with this vertical pull out drawer.
4. Cabinet Enders
Cabinet end sides are usually just plain and blank spaces. Utilise the space by creating a slim cabinet that can hold kitchen stationery, pens, keys, and other small items.
5. Corkboard Door
Say goodbye to your messy fridge door. This simple kitchen cabinetry hack keeps your notes, receipts, and other small pieces of paper organised and out of sight.
6. Swing Out Panels
Clever way to use that space in front of your kitchen sink. Perfect to hiding dishwashing implements while keeping them handy.
7. Modern Minimalist
Modern kitchen cabinetry is minimalist – with clean lines, muted monochrome colours, and minimal embellishments.
8. Flat Stackers
Dedicate at least one lower cabinets for your baking pans and large dishes. Creating horizontal segments will separate and keep pans and dishes in better shape.
9. Microwave Shelf
Rather than occupying a space on your countertop, conceal your microwave in a clever and accessible shelf design.
10. Dark and Lighted
Dark and black kitchen cabinetry is a rising trend in modern interior design. Offset the dark cabinetry with built in lighting for an opulent look.
11. Vertical Louvered Doors
Conservative and modern in design, the vertical lines create height and depth within the kitchen cabinetry.
Contemporary kitchens are uncluttered, with neutral earth tones, and immaculate cabinetry.
13. Metallic Screen Doors
Metallic screen doors let cabinets breathe, eliminating stale cabinet air. The gleam of chrome, aluminium, bronze, or brass brings in an air of luxury.
14. Pie Turners
Offering an extra dimension to your cabinetry, these pie turners offer a great space to store your pans.
15. Distressed Wood
Bring in the old country charm to your kitchen with distressed wood cabinetry. The golden ornate handles lend elegance to the room.
16. Open Enders
Add some open shelving at your cabinet ends. These offer the perfect opportunity to display colourful pieces or frequently used utensils.
17. Hidden Spice Rack
This elegant cabinet panel is perfect to hide a spice rack – keeping the spices right where you need them.
18. Metallic Knobs
Brass, chrome, pewter, and other metallic tones make fashionable kitchen knobs. The muted shine of metal perfectly complements the plain monochrome of today’s kitchen cabinetry.
19. Basket Insets
Leave some of the cabinet slots open. Instead of installing doors, use basket inserts. Very charming and efficient – especially if you have to move or use the contents somewhere else.
20. Window Cabinet
Need more cabinet space and a kitchen window but don’t have enough space for both? Build a cabinet over the window! The glass doors allows the light in and helps to open up your kitchen.
21. Industrial Pull-Up Door
A mechanical pull up door keeps cabinets open when you need it to. This is ideal for countertop cabinets that store small kitchen appliances.
22. Ventilated Produce Bins
This is a great way to keep produce aired, organised, out of the way, and fresh for longer.
23. Grey and Gold
The grey and white theme for kitchen cabinetry is the latest hot trend in kitchen design. Add a dash of gold and you get a dusky, modern, and elegant kitchen.
24. Vertical Wine Rack Inset
Fill the gap between your cabinetry and the wall with an eye catching storage element. We love the look of this wine rack!
25. Eye-Popping Red
Make your kitchen front and centre of your home. This defiant glossy red cabinetry makes a bold statement of what’s chic and enthralling.
26. Tilt-Out Trash Bins
An efficient and ingenious way of hiding the trash, while keeping it accessible and manageable.
27. Luxurious Pewter
This ultra-modern kitchen cabinetry is all about luxury and business. The pewter cabinets are understated and elegant, while the space planning and design optimise storage space.
28. White Modern
The benchmark of today’s kitchens are neutral colours and uncluttered lines. Update your dated kitchen by re-facing cabinets with plain white doors with minimalist handles.
29. Open Display
Your upper cabinets can also serve as your display gallery. Showcase your fancy dinnerware and collections with open cabinets.
30. Slide Out File Organiser
Keep your recipe books handy yet out of the way with this creatively designed slide out file organisers.
31. All-Out Rustic
Work up that old country charm with an all-out rustic kitchen cabinetry.
32. Dark Wood and Gold
This combination of dark wood and gold is simply stunning. To keep it classy, have the rest of your kitchen décor understated.
33. Interior Lighting
Installing lights inside your cabinets is not only functional, it also draws the eye to where you want it.
34. Island Enders
Space under the island is usually taken up by leg room or utilities. However, island enders are commonly free and are great spot for heavy, chunky, and often used utensils.
35. Wood Textured
Let the unique grains of the wood do all the talking within your kitchen by pairing with a minimalist design.
36. Glass and Coloured Back
Introduce pops of colour into your kitchen, with a coloured backing for your glass panelled cabinets.
37. Sliding Cabinet Doors
Space saving, and efficient, this design creates a modern statement within your kitchen interior.
38. Swing-Out Shelves
A nifty way to organise small items and optimise cabinet space.
39. Invisible Handles
Ultra-modern kitchen cabinetry do not feature visible handles. It is integrated in the door, either as a side or bottom groove or as a tap-release mechanism.
40. Wall Cabinetry
One common feature for contemporary kitchen cabinetry is minimalism. This cabinet is custom-built and designed to disappear. With all doors closed, your kitchen cabinetry blends into the wall.
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