The kitchen is one of the rooms that are prone to clutter. Foodstuff, kitchen utensils, fruits, pots and pans, dinnerware, spice bottles, groceries, silverware and a lot more! With most of your household’s everyday essentials stored in the kitchen, you must find a way to keep them all safe, organised and stocked. A pantry is the kitchen catch-all for all items and is a must for all homes. Here are some of the many diverse kitchen pantry ideas and designs we love. Get design inspirations for your next kitchen upgrade!
1. Butler’s White Pantry
White, efficient and bright! The white overall theme makes the space look larger than it is. The open shelving, glass cabinet doors and the window make the room seem bigger.
2. Pull-Out Shelves
The pull-out shelves of this kitchen larder improve the storage ease and accessibility. No more knocking over things in the front to reach those at the back! The sleek light grey complements the white modern interiors of the kitchen.
3. Charming Farmhouse
Spacious, stripped down and charming. All the things you need and none of the unnecessary. Good lighting, wide shelves, a room for everything and even a bit of counter space. The metal and screen partition are modern, sleek and ingenious.
4. Corner Shelves
Do not waste the hard-to-reach far corners of your cabinets. Installing lazy sally shelves will banish the unusable and inaccessible space. The aluminium gives a sharp and striking contrast to the black kitchen walls.
5. Pantry with a Window
This smallish-sized pantry looks spacious, thanks to the great organisation and to the window. Opening the end of the room extends the vision and lets in a lot of natural lighting. Make the window as wide as possible and do not let anything impede the view.
6. Pantry Containers
One trick to an organised pantry is having similar containers. Imagine this room with everything still on its original packaging, it would be a tumble of items - it would look cluttered, messy and crowded. These containers help you maximise the space is easy on the eye.
7. Modern Drawers
Modern minimalist kitchens also need ample storage. This modern kitchen combined the elements by installing pull-out drawers inside sleek modern cabinets. Smooth on the surface, spacious and efficient in the inside.
8. A Corner Room
Even the smallest kitchen can still have a room for a pantry. This corner pantry is accessible and a space-saver, taking advantage of the awkward and hard-to-reach space in the corner of the room. The full wall shelves on both sides will give you enough room for all your kitchen storage needs.
9. The Candy Store
Bring in some candy store glass jars to keep all your kitchen stuff organised and popping! The clear glass containers will let you see what it contains and save you time rummaging through things. The white interiors help make the room look more spacious.
10. Barn Door
A barn door is a charming twist to the ordinary door. Rustic and edgy, the tar-black door makes a striking contrast to the white kitchen. Basket organisers complete the delightful pastoral look.
11. The Classic Butler’s
When you must have a place for each of your kitchen miscellany, this butler’s pantry is for you. Classic, organised and splendid. There are shelves and drawers for every item, a centre island for preparation work and a timeless look that is modern, elegant and efficient.
12. Swing-Out Shelves
When you don’t have the luxury of space, you must get creative with organising. This kitchen larder gets the most out of its available space with the swing out shelves. The installation not only maximises the space usage, but it also helps in organising the items and its accessibility.
13. Quirky Accents
There is no rule that says you cannot decorate your kitchen pantry. While it is the last room that your visitor will get to see, make the room special and delightful for you. Add some quirky décors and personal touches to make it truly your own.
14. Produce Baskets
Wire basket drawers are perfect for produce and perishables that shouldn’t be in the refrigerator. Onions, potatoes, tomatoes and garlic are best left in the open. Adding a few produce drawers will keep them organised and stowed properly.
15. Under the Stairs
The space under stairs is just perfect for a kitchen pantry. Just add some shelves, light and a door! The half screen door will let the air in while maintaining maximum concealment. Adding a small caddy to hold frequently used items is a great idea!
16. The Larder
Efficient and accessible. This kitchen larder is ideal for smaller homes or for kitchens that don’t need as much storage. The cabinet can hold enough food items and even has several drawers for organisation.
17. Tiled Within
Upgrade your humdrum kitchen pantry by adding subway tiles around its walls. The white tiles make the inside of the pantry brighter, sleeker and easier to clean! The open shelves offer ample storage and work space.
18. Grocery Drawers
Eliminate grocery clutter with these grocery drawers in your pantry. Organised and accessible even to young kids, this storage system will help you clean up the counters and the cabinets for good.
19. Small and Efficient
Ample storage space for less room. Space and traffic management and design make this pantry efficient and smart. Sliding barn door, open wall shelves and floor plan all add up to a well-organised pantry. The adjustable shelving system will give you flexible storage options.
20. A Hidden Pantry
For people who would rather hide their kitchen implements and food stash, a hidden pantry can be the perfect solution. A regular cabinet door can lead to an actual pantry room! Keep the interior well-lighted and properly ventilated.
21. Elegant Grey
Cool, modern, elegant! This sleek pantry design complements the modern minimalist interiors of the kitchen. A wall of floating shelves provides enough room for storage without cramping the space. The frosted sliding glass door and front wall give a posh and chic look to the kitchen.
22. Ladder Up
Pantry shelves go up to the ceiling, to make the most out of storage space. However, accessibility to the items decreases, and getting to the top shelves can be hard and sometimes dangerous. Installing a ladder is sensible and can save you from accidents.
23. Basket Organisers
No drawers? No problem! Use storage baskets to help organise your pantry. They are charming and flexible – you can change position and tags according to its contents. You can also the baskets to carry several items to and from the pantry.
24. Pull-Out Cabinets
Deep cabinets can hold more stuff but can also be inconvenient when trying to find or retrieve items from the back. Pull-out cabinets will give you the storage space you need and easy access to its contents.
25. A Window Seat
Turn your kitchen pantry into a personal nook. Add a comfy nook with a seat or a window seat where you can take a breather, read a book or enjoy a drink, comfortably. This spacious pantry is made to look even bigger by its wide windows and light interiors.
26. Steel Shelves
When you can’t commit a room for a pantry, or just don’t have one for it, these steel shelves can come in handy for your kitchen storage and organisation. Easy to set up and move, durable and multi-purpose.
27. The Pantry Cabinet
Instead of assigning a room for your pantry, why not design a cabinet for it. This cabinet swiss knife has all the storage and organisation solutions for the kitchen. Drawers, sliders and shelves. Built into a corner for maximum accessibility, this pantry cabinet is ideal for smaller homes and kitchens.
28. Lighted and Light
This modern minimalist pantry keeps the styling toned down – grainy wallpaper design, floating shelves and dark wood flooring. The effect is airy and light. The centre lighting is strong and bright daylight, perfect for a closed-in room.
29. Spice Rack
Spices are kitchen mainstays. They come in smaller bottles and kitchens usually have at least a dozen of them around. Add a spice rack to your kitchen pantry to help organise your spice bottles. This spice rack is installed behind a cabinet door. The chalkboard wall is a clever detail!
30. Black French Doors
Timeless and stylish. A classy pair of black French door is all you need to glam up your kitchen. Frosted glass panes, curved shelves and strategic lighting. Classic and perfect!
31. Vertical Pan Rack
We usually just pile up cookware to store and organise them. However, this would also mean rummaging through the inter pile when looking for a specific item. Install a section for your pans, baking sheets and other flat cookware. This will better organise them without sacrificing accessibility. The slots will let you adjust the width for a better fit. Smart!
32. Hippie Wall Art
Hippie, rustic and fetching. This hole-in-the-wall kitchen pantry is a design feat! The brick wall and barn door drive in the charming rustic look, while the chalkboard brings in the hippie brilliant appeal.
33. Lighted Drawers
Kitchen pantries don’t usually enjoy a window or natural lighting, and it is dark in storage places like drawers and cabinets. Make sure you have enough lighting by installing drawer and shelf lights.
34. Black and Wood
Pleasantly sensible and enduringly elegant. This wood and black-walled pantry envisage warm and comforting food, prepared lovingly and served with joy. With shelves for everything and counter space for work, this pantry design will never go out of style.
35. Farmhouse Chic
Inject a good dose of farmhouse charm and to your modern kitchen by adding this shabby chic pantry door. The vintage light bulb, metal wire baskets and bare wood planks for shelves complete the pastoral vibe.
36. Chalkboard Wall
Adding a chalkboard wall in your kitchen pantry makes a lot of sense! It is while in the pantry that you realise the stuff you need to buy, and the chalkboard comes in handy to jot down things before you forget them. Don’t let that wall space go to waste!
37. Butler’s Pantry in a Corner
Showcase your dinnerware, glassware and fine silverware collections in a butler’s pantry. This corner pantry also includes a wine chiller and plenty of counter space to work on. Strategic lighting in the cabinets and the eye-catching chandelier provides ample lighting.
38. Classy Glass Doors
Elegant, gorgeous and posh. These gracefully embossed glass double doors speak of muted luxury, classy style and elegant taste. Paired with warm and grainy teak wood, the interiors charming as it is affluent.
39. X-Cubes for Bottles
When you don’t have space for a wine cellar or enough wine bottles to fill one, keeping your wine collection in the pantry is not a bad idea. Add a couple of X-cube boxes for your wine bottles. Storing bottles in a pile is safer and easier for you.
40. Pantry + Home office
Your pantry can also double as your home office. It offers peace and quiet and the needed workspace. With the right planning, a desk and office storage system can be easily incorporated into the pantry. The end portion of this pantry is allocated to a tiny office, separating it with a wall of cabinets.
41. Wall of Shelves
Deep shelves are ideal for optimum storage, but for narrow rooms, like this kitchen pantry, deep shelves will overcrowd the room. To maintain its roomy feel, opt for a wall of lean and open shelves, go for lighter tones and make sure there’s enough lighting.
Pegboards are flexible and a great space-saver. You can hang anything on in – pots, pans and other kitchen implements, without taking much space. This kitchen pantry put the back wall into good use by installing a pegboard.
43. Rustic Modern
A healthy dose of warm wood panelling will inject a charming rustic vibe to your modern kitchen. The slide-out cabinet is designed for optimum storage and ease. A fusion of style and functionality.
44. Pull-out Metal Drawers
This pantry looks spacious and airy because of the open shelving and white interiors. It also avoided boxes and cabinets. However, for produce and other smaller items, closed storage is required. The solution – pull-out metal drawers.
45. Grocer’s Room
This traditional pantry design is reminiscent of a grocer’s shop. The glass windows, crowded shelves and half glass door are endearing and chic. Complete the look with black accents and elegant metal curlicues.
46. Organiser Wall
The kitchen pantry helps keep your kitchen neat and pristine – uncluttered countertops, neat cabinets and walls. Aside from the groceries and dinnerware, you can also take in the bits and pieces of kitchen clutter. Install an organiser wall for all your recipes, notes and kids’ artwork.
47. The Silver Room
Stunning, elegant and luxurious. This bright and dazzling pantry is truly for the glamorous and opulent. The silver mirror subway splashback, the flawless cabinetry and efficient storage plan all contribute to the design success.
48. Pantry Skylight
Even if your pantry doesn’t have access to a window, you can still bring in natural lighting with a skylight. Opening the ceiling to let in light will also make the room look bigger. The white interiors help reflect the light making the room a lot brighter.
49. Moving Parts
This pantry has a lot of moving parts. The service trolley comes in handy in transporting stuff from the pantry to the kitchen. Pull-out baskets and trays make for easier access, while the Lazy Susan allows optimum space usage.
50. Sliding Glass Doors
Well-designed and stylish. The light grey and glass-paned sliding pantry door complement the classy off-white kitchen. White walls to match the interiors and wood drawers for a rustic touch.
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