Keeping your kitchen organized feel like a challenge. But staying tidy in style isn’t as difficult as it seems. With the proper shelving, functional storage, and a thought-out plan of attack, your kitchen can transform into a space that is equal parts clutter-free and gorgeous.
Get inspired by 30+ orderly and tasteful kitchens below.
A simple tray can do wonders for your kitchen when it comes to keeping organized. Instead of scattering items across your kitchen countertops—cream and sugar, fruit, mail—a decorative tray can create a sense of structure.
The kitchen in Michael Bruno's Tuxedo Park home features a gorgeous wooden dish rack, perfect for storing dishes neatly and displaying decorative plates.
For those with a stylish collection of dishware, a glass-enclosed armoire is a great way to display goods. Plus–it provides exapands storage real estate–and looks great, too.
By opting for cabinets in varying sizes—deep drawers, wide doors, slim nooks—it is easier to store things based on shape, size, and type. Not only are you optimizing your storage, but you're also creating targeted zones for specific items.
This contemporary kitchen uses simple floating shelves to stash dishware, which all coordinate for an added touch of uniformity.
A rustic kitchen is kept tidy with a shelved island for easy access to kitchenware, and unique curtained cabinets which keep other items out of site.
A collection of glimmering copper pans best not be tucked out of sight. In this kitchen in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, a set is hung along a rack above the range and below the exhaust hood, presenting the showpiece cookware smartly at eye level (and making it more accessible).
Simple shelving in an ultra-violet kitchen boasts a uniform feel, with coordinating decor. Matching planters and cups, monochromatic vases, and tall stacks of CD's make the space orderly and organized.
In a glamorous Paris apartment, the kitchen stays organized with custom-made, walnut-veneer kitchen island and cabinetry. The stools are by , the ovens and refrigerator are by and the sink fittings are by .
Marble tiles in this impeccably clutter-free kitchen of London designer Colin Radcliffe's Notting Hill townhouse set the foundation for a clean space. The cabinetry is custom made, and the refrigerators are by .
Open shelving in this bright Connecticut kitchen puts dishware on display. It also features sink fittings by , stools by , a range by and 's White Dove on the walls.
This über-clean Tahoe kitchen features sleek cabinetry by , a stove and hood by , a sink by with fittings, an oven by , quartzite countertops, custom-made stools covered in an leather and vintage chairs by which are upholstered in a mohair by .
This New York kitchen features a vintage marble island on a moveable steel base, and plenty of room for storing pots and pans. The pendant lights are from , the stove is by , the shelves are made from reclaimed wood and the floor is made of concrete.
This bright and modern Pacific Palisades kitchen features a hanging pot rack to keep kitchenware in order. The barstools are from , 1920s pendant lights are from , the Carrara marble tiles are by and the stove is by .
This stunning Houston home makes organization bold with its lower custom cabinets painted in a strié effect and the upper cabinets painted in 's Roman Column. The white wall tiles are by the sink fittings are by , the range is by , the refrigerator is by and the stools are by .
This New York kitchen has a sink and fittings by , a dishwasher, a vintage French artist's table that serves as the kitchen island, a stove and an original sign sitting on the ceiling beams.
This Connecticut kitchen has a large island with a top of honed Carrara marble — meaning there's room to cook and place items like trays and plants. The wall tiles are by and the stove is by . The stools are by , the 1920s English pendants are from , and the 19th-century Windsor chair is a family heirloom.
This modern Long Island kitchen has storage-friendly cabinetry, which is lacquered in a paint, a stool, fittings by and a walnut and stainless steel island. The sink is by and the refrigerator and range are by .
This New York apartment features a bright galley kitchen with sleek cabinetry and a table by from , chairs purchased at an auction and a vintage pendant light by for . The countertop is , the custom hood is by , the range and microwave are by and the refrigerator is .
A unique treehouse villa in Mexico features simple kitchen cabinetry perfect for stashing snacks and kitchenware, a vent hood and a table by . The ovens are by , the countertop is by , the sink fittings are by and the range is .
A London kitchen features 1955 pendant lights by , wall tiles by , a floor made of three types of limestone and cabinetry by that is painted in Pure Grey 6 by . The drawers in the kitchen island offer extra storage space.
This New York estate's kitchen features Regency-style mahogany dining chairs from the 1940's, a vent hood by and a collection of antique and vintage copper cookware. And what's better than a wine refrigerator to keep your vino organized?
This pristine kitchen is located in New York and has plenty of drawers for easy storage. The countertop and sink are , the fittings are by , the light fixture is by and the floor is .
This Montana kitchen features traditional cabinetry so every item can have its own place. The space also has a range and hood, pendant lights by , backsplash tiles by , stools by and a custom cherry island with an oak butcher-block countertop.
This Palm Beach kitchen features a bleached mahogany sliding panel, with hanging artwork by . The sliding wall can be closed to conceal the kitchen from the dining area (so even if it does get disorganized — you can hide it from guests!).
This beautiful Monaco kitchen makes use of small cupboard space, and has a table and chairs by . The oven, cooktop and hood are by .
This minimal Tuscany kitchen takes a "less is more" approach. It features chairs by James Irvine for , and a vent hood covered in glazed ceramic tiles by .
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This perfectly tidied kitchen in Madrid has Italian stools, kitchen cabinetry and appliances by , a portrait by , a light-box work by Philipp Donstav and plastic egg artwork by dEmo.
In this New York City apartment, the kitchen features open shelving for displaying and organizing. The counters are Calacatta gold marble, the sink fittings are by , and stools by Palecek are covered in a fabric; the cabinetry is painted in , the hood is custom made and the walls are sheathed in Walker Zanger tiles.
The lacquer cabinetry in this NYC kitchen is custom made to keep kitchenware tidied, the backsplash and countertop are Calacatta marble, the range is by and the refrigerator is by ; the print is by Ellsworth Kelly.