When planning a kitchen renovation it is vital to consider how you use your kitchen so that you can choose effective storage solutions suited to your lifestyle. We’ve chosen 10 of our favourite kitchen storage ideas to illustrate just how much harder your kitchen could be working for you.

Built-In Pantry

Mereway, English Revival, Signature Collection Built-In Pantry

Mereway, English Revival, Signature Collection

Is there anything more luxurious than a built-in pantry? The perfect place to store your labelled Kilner jars, this Mereway built-in pantry is a store-cupboard cooks dream. Don’t have the space for a full built-in pantry? Consider a tall pantry slider instead - perfect for making the most of tall, narrow cavities.

Built-In Drinks Station

Mereway, Cucina Colore Collection Built-In Drinks Station

Mereway, Cucina Colore Collection

If entertaining is your kitchen’s raison d'être, a built-in bar is sure to impress your guests. The mirrored back of this Mereway drinks station provides the perfect backdrop for your fine glassware and bar accessories. The functional pocket doors use slide away technology to make the most of your space, giving you room for the bar (or laundry station) you’ve always wanted.

Concealed Kitchen Appliances

Next 125, NX502 Concealed Kitchen Appliances

Next 125, NX502

If minimising countertop clutter is the main aim of your kitchen refresh, consider housing your appliances in a dedicated station like this one by Next 125. Keeping appliances off kitchen counters has strong aesthetic value and even enhances how natural light moves around the room.

Kitchen Island With Wine Rack

Mereway, English Revival, Modern Classic Collection Kitchen Island With Wine Rack

Mereway, English Revival, Modern Classic Collection

Opting for a kitchen island is a highly versatile way of tailoring your kitchen to your lifestyle - offering informal dining space, a place to cook and somewhere to gather over a glass of wine. This Mereway kitchen island has its own built-in wine rack, perfect for entertaining.

Kitchen Island With Spice Rack

Mereway, English Revival, Modern Classic Collection Kitchen Island With Spice Rack

Mereway, English Revival, Modern Classic Collection

For foodies and those who love to cook, what better place to store and showcase your extensive spice collection than a kitchen island with a built-in spice rack, just like this one by Merway.

Kitchen Island With Feature Shelves

Mereway, Cucina Colore Collection Kitchen Island With Feature Shelves

Mereway, Cucina Colore Collection

For avid readers and lovers of art, a kitchen island presents a prime location for an at home library or gallery. This Mereway kitchen island with built-in feature shelves boasts integrated lighting, perfect for displaying your curios.

Over Stove Mantle Shelf

Mereway, English Revival, Shaker Collection Over Stove Mantle Shelf

Mereway, English Revival, Shaker Collection

The space above your stove is often under-utilised, however using it as a focal point can be a good way of drawing the eye upwards and making the room appear taller. Consider placing a mantle shelf above your stove, ideal for storing cookbooks and decorative items.

Open Kitchen Shelving

Trend, Contemporary Collection Open Kitchen Shelving

Trend, Contemporary Collection

Open shelving has become a highly popular choice for kitchen storage in recent times. It is practical for busy kitchens where items are used regularly and offers a stunning showcase for beautiful cookware and dining ceramics.

Wall-Mounted Kitchen Storage

Next 125, Schueller Wall-Mounted Kitchen Storage

Next 125, Schueller

Looking for next generation kitchen storage? Next 125 is renowned for its innovative solutions, designed to take your kitchen to the next level. The Next 125 Cube is a perfect example of how design and function can intersect to remove friction from your daily kitchen life, making it infinitely more enjoyable and stylish.

Built-In Kitchen Drawer Dividers

Mereway, Cucina Colore Collection Built-In Kitchen Drawer Dividers

Mereway, Cucina Colore Collection

Even the least cluttered of kitchen drawers can become messy and difficult to navigate. This handleless double base unit by Mereway incorporates internal drawers with in-built dividers, perfect for keeping your utensils organised.

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