I really like the idea of storage space to hide small kitchen appliances and keep counter space clear. I would like to utilize this idea in my future home kitchen but with grey cabinets and green marble counter tops.
Brilliant solution for serving platters that are not used that often: Build shallow drawers into the toe-kick spaces in your kitchen. Outfit each drawer with a touch-latch release so you can easily open it with a light tap of your toe.
Clever Built-Ins for Small Spaces - These shelves that fit around a door, by Lauren Rubin Architecture, are a clever way to squeeze a little extra storage out of a small space, and they give the doorway a little extra presence.