Kitchen: Open Shelf Roundup by

Issue 34 · Vintage Revisited · August 20, 2008

Kitchen: Open Shelf Roundup

Issue 34 · Vintage Revisited · August 20, 2008

An argument against kitchen cabinets: Observe how the open shelving in these kitchens adds an offhand, casual note and keep essentials within easy reach.

Below: An English kitchen from Living Etc.

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Below: High kitchen shelves provide storage for stacks of white plates. Photo by Colin Streater.

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Below: Ione Skye's LA kitchen, featured in Domino.

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Below: A house on Long Island by NY firm Deborah Berke & Partners uses open shelving to stack dishes and cups.

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Below: A Scandinavian kitchen from Purple Area.

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Below: Open kitchen shelves from the portfolio of Daniel Farmer.

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Below: A neutral palette in a serene kitchen.

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Below: Open shelving in a Brooklyn Row House Remodel by Domestic Architecture.

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Below: A single, long kitchen shelf provides storage above and lighting emanating from below, via Desire to Inspire.

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Below: A kitchen from Living Etc. featuring open storage both above and below the counter.

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Below: Kitchen shelves from Charlotte Crosland Interiors.

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Below: A kitchen with open shelving featured on Peppermags.

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Below: A kitchen by architect Brad Cloepfil of Portland, Oregon, firm Allied Works Architecture featuring a Heath Ceramics tile backsplash.

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Below: Minimalist open shelving by San Francisco firm Dowling Kimm.

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Below: Open shelving and dark-hued pottery in a kitchen via Style Files.

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Below: In this kitchen in France by Kate Hume, all storage is out in the open or tucked undercounter.

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Below: Kitchen shelves designed by UK firm Hut Architecture; via Materialicious.

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Below: A kitchen in London by Turner Castle.

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Below: Open shelving by Plain English Design.

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Below: A kitchen in San Francisco by David S. Gast & Associates.

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Below: Even Martha Stewart approves of open shelving; here's a shot of her Skylands kitchen.

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Below: Marble shelves add a touch of elegance to this UK kitchen; via Light Locations.

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