THE BLOG
02/11/2015 09:29 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Why You Don't Need Kitchen Cabinets

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Photography by Paul Costello

An understated solution that will elevate your kitchen space.

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Photography by Brittany Ambridge

Culinary Comfort
An easily accessible spice rack is a must for home cooks. A set of floating shelves adjacent to the stove helps keep essentials at hand.

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Photography by Annie Schlecter

Monotone Minimalism
A seamless transition in an all-white space, where shelves and their contents become an extension of the decor.

Small space kitchen design ideas

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Photography by Paul Costello

Centered Ease
A free-hanging shelf, conveniently nestled between the stove and dining counterspace, becomes the ideal point of contact between two high-traffic areas.

Here's what you need to know about styling kitchen shelves

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Photography by Simon Upton

Shades of Gray
Elevate the depth of a space by combining similar elements with subtle color variations. Add character by pairing bold textures with soft lines and delicate dishware.

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photography by ANNIE SCHLECHTER

Visually Heightened
When it comes to small spaces, it's all about making the most of every available square inch. A brightly painted set of floating shelves can hold just the same (if not more!) amount of items as a standard cabinet.

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photography by PAUL COSTELLO

Light and Airy
In an open kitchen format, bulky cabinets can take away from the personality of the space. Opt for a hanging pot rack for storing cookware, keeping them accessible and visually appealing.

A look at a few of our favorite kitchens.

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Photography by Laura Resen

Subtle Tones and Smooth Lines
Soft blue accents elevate the clean-cut aesthetic of this light-filled space. With a marble surface that extends beyond the countertops, elegant floating shelves contribute to the continuous flow of the space.

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