Whenever we peruse the sites of high-end European specialist kitchen makers, we find ourselves admiring the built-in drawer storage units (such as the SieMatic drawer, shown below). For the DIYers among us, we've rounded up a selection of modular drawer components that allow you to instantly organize kitchen utensils, knives, and spices.
KNIVES AND KITCHEN UTENSIL ORGANIZERS:
Above: J.A Henkels' hardwood 13-Slot In-Drawer Knife Tray is $34.95 at Amazon.
Above: Simple Swedish In-Drawer Knife Rest; $36 at the Conran Shop.
Above: The Wusthof 7-Slot In-Drawer Beech Knife Tray accommodates large and small knives; $19.95 at Chef's Catalog; larger sizes also available.
Above: The Bamboo Expandable Knife Organizer by Lipper International is $39.04 at Amazon.
Above: Natural Rubberwood Expandable Knife and Tool Tray; $34.99 at Chef's Catalog.
Above: Lipper International See and Store In-Drawer Bottle Spice Racks comes with 25 bottles and a drawer insert; $74.41 at Amazon.
Above: 12-Bottle In-Drawer Chrome Spice Rack (with bottles); $27.75 at Amazon.