14 Kitchen Storage Tricks to Steal from the Bathroom by

Issue 30 · Summery Kitchens · July 28, 2014

14 Kitchen Storage Tricks to Steal from the Bathroom

Issue 30 · Summery Kitchens · July 28, 2014

From towel bars to medicine cabinets repurposed as spice cabinets to recessed soap niches, here are more than a dozen ideas for tidying up the kitchen.

Medicine Cabinet in the Kitchen | Remodelista

Above: A medicine cabinet over the kitchen sink provides storage for dish soap, sponges, and sink accessories in a renovated German farmhouse. Photograph by Benjamin Antony Monn for the New York Times.

Bath Mirror in Kitchen | Remodelista

Above: A bathroom mirror in a cheery kitchen discovered on Little Green Shed.

Martha Stewart Enamel Soap Dish in Kitchen | Remodelista

Above: Martha Stewart uses a wall-mounted vintage soap dish to store kitchen brushes (see more at 15 Life-Changing Storage Ideas for the Kitchen).

Recessed Soap Dish in Kitchen | Remodelista

Above: A soap niche in a tiled backsplash provides a handy storage spot. Photograph by Nicole Franzen.

Elizabeth Roberts Soap Niche in Kitchen | Remodelista

Above: In a Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, kitchen by Elizabeth Roberts of Ensemble Architects, a shower-like niche provides off-the-counter storage. Photograph by Dustin Aksland.

Camille Styles Towel Bar in Kitchen | Remodelista

Above: A bath towel bar as kitchen tea towel storage in the kitchen of Alyson Fox; via Camille Styles.

Alistair Hendy Kitchen with Medicine Cabinet | Remodelista

Above: A mirrored cabinet in Alistair Hendy's kitchen (see more at Revolution Road: A Groundbreaking Kitchen in London). Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista.

Muuto Kitchen Storage Niche | Remodelista

Above: A niche provides storage for cookbooks and odds and ends; via Muuto.

Dean Isidro Kitchen with Soap Holder | Remodelista

Above: A wall-mounted schoolroom soap holder in the Flanders, New York, kitchen of Dean Isidro (see more at Vote for the Best Kitchen in the Remodelista Considered Design Awards/Amateur Category). For sourcing ideas, go to Design Sleuth: Pro Ven Di Revolving Soap Holder.

Towel Bar as Drawer Pull | Remodelista

Above: In a kitchen in Visby, Sweden, by Leva Husfabrik, towel bars double as drawer pulls (see more at Design Sleuth: Towel Bars as Drawer Pulls).

  Wall Mounted Soap Dispenser in Kitchen | Remodelista

Above: A wall-mounted soap dispenser in the kitchen of Alina Preciado of Dar Gitane via the Kitchn. (for something similar, consider the Chrome Wall-Mounted Soap Dispenser from Habitat).

Kitchen with Mirror | Remodelista

Above: Kristan Cunningham and Scott Jarrell, owners of Los Angeles design firm Hammer and Spear, added a bathroom-like mirror to their kitchen to make it feel roomier. Photograph by Jessica Sample for Lonny.

Devol Shaker Kitchen Drying Rack | Remodelista

Above: In a Shaker-inspired kitchen in London by DeVol, a pulley-system drying rack (often used in English bathrooms and laundry rooms) provides an over-the-range venue for tea towels and kitchen accessories. See more at A Shaker-Inspired Kitchen in London and Object Lessons: The Sheila Maid Clothes Airer.

Chinese Apothocary Drawers | Remodelista

Above: Chinese apothecary drawers in a rustic kitchen.

For more inspiration, browse our Kitchen Gallery, and have a look at our Trend Alert posts 11 Kitchen Islands Gone Glamorous and 10 Kitchens with Brass Accents.



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