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Issue 96 · The Urban Kitchen · November 1, 2013

Out of the Closet: 10 Kitchens with Tools on Display

Issue 96 · The Urban Kitchen · November 1, 2013

Are we entering a new age of the everything-within-reach kitchen? Where dishes are stored on open shelves and pots are hung on the wall and not hidden away in drawers and cupboards? Here are 10 kitchens that have us thinking this might be the case.

English Kitchen with Pots as Decor Remodelista

Above: A clever hanging arrangement of pots in a London house via Shoot Factory.

wall of pots

Above: No need to stow away a collection of vintage pots; create an artful tableau using simple wall hooks. Image of Adrienne Antonson's house via Design Sponge.

Rustic Copper Pots Remodelista

Above: Copper pots in the kitchen of designers Amy and Todd Hase in Normandy; photograph by Robyn Lea.

Kitchen Tools on Display/Remodelista

Above: Lynward Farm in the Southern Highlands, Australia, via Ingrid Weir.

Simon Watson Copper Pots Remodelista

Above: Copper pots, all in a row, photo via Simon Watson.

Copper Cast Iron Pots Black Pegboard Remodelista

Above: A pegboard painted black via Everyday Emma (see a pegboard DIY on A Beautiful Mess).

Simon Watson Pots Kitchen Remodelista

Above: Copper pots in a pale blue kitchen photographed by Simon Watson.

Copper Pots Black Walls Remodelista

Above: A black kitchen with copper pots; photo via Slim Paley.

Alan Chu Architect Brazil Pots Remodelista

Above: A kitchen in Brazil via Alan Chu Silveira and Christiano Arns Kato architects.

Above: In a kitchen by Oliver Freundlich of MADE Architecture, the vent hood is tiled for an Old World effect, the floor is tumbled limestone, and the pot rack is from Urban Archaeology in New York (for a similar—but less pricey—option, go to Enclume). Photo by Tara Striano for Elle Decor.

For more kitchen inspiration, see 5 Favorites: Mirror in the Kitchen, 10 Strategies for Hiding the Microwave, and 10 Favorites: Cutout Kitchen Pulls.


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