August 26th, 2016 | Kitchens
Houzz has quickly become one of our favorite social media channels. It allows design-build firms like us to post examples of our best work, and homeowners and would-be remodelers to find ideas and inspiration, and conduct research on the top-rated professionals in their area. It’s also a great way for us to pay attention to what’s trending, and what’s resonating with homeowners and our clients. The simple way we monitor this: How many saves our pictures get. The more saves, we figure, the more relevant and useful a photo is to users.
Among our most-saved photos are those pertaining to kitchen organization ideas — a trend we hypothesize has to do with the fact that most people have a limited amount of cabinet space in their kitchens, and a whole lot of appliances, dishes, and utensils to store there.
If you’re currently on a hunt for the best storage ideas for your kitchen, here are some great ones, based on the opinion of our Houzz audience.
For some reason, there is a conception that glasses must go in upper cabinets in the kitchen, when in fact, it’s often easier and more efficient to neatly store them in deep drawers like the one below. (For one, you don’t have to worry about your glasses accidentally falling out of the cupboards when you open them). This photo was viewed nearly 7,000 times last month alone!
The kitchen is the heart of the home, and thus, the place where a lot of clutter gathers. In most homes, it’s also the location of the infamous “stuff drawer.” To give mail, homework, remote controls, sewing kits and the like a permanent home, we love creating custom storage solutions like the one below.
Like glassware, many people automatically put dishes in the upper cabinets, not realizing how much more practical it can be to store them in drawers down below. It’s especially convenient when drawer inserts, like the ones below, also from LEICHT, can be rearranged to suit your dish ware.
For a streamlined, clutter-free look in the kitchen, forgo utensil crocks and knife blocks and keep everything in neatly-organized in a top