Open Kitchen Shelving Ideas For Your Home

by Shreya Bilagi | February 28, 2024 | 4 mins read

open shelving kitchen designs for your home

If you have an open kitchen and are looking out for shelving ideas, then you have come to the right place. We at Design Cafe have come with a blog which is all about open kitchen shelving. 

A kitchen is a place where you cook, eat, and memories are made. While you cook, you want to be able to have all your crockery and spice jars at easy reach. So that’s why we at Design Cafe thought we can help you out by publishing our latest blog on all about open kitchen shelving ideas. Know how you can store your utensils and chinaware securely. 

An Open Shelf For Pretty Chinaware

If you have a lot of crockery and pretty chinaware then open shelving in your kitchen is mandatory. In this open kitchen design constructed with shelves, you can show off your best crockery and deck up those shelves with porcelain and glassware. This open kitchen has been constructed for optimum space utilisation. It is perfect for those who simply adore the colour white. This open kitchen lets you store your spices and mini plants alongside your utensils. It also comes with a bottle wrack or a wine rack as it’s commonly known so you can store all your precious bottles safely and securely. If you are someone who needs tons of space for all your kitchenware then this open shelving kitchen is a must-have 

One wall white kitchen open shelves designed with shelves for optimum storage and a wine rack.
A large white open kitchen designed with shelves for optimum storage and a wine rack
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It’s All In A Wall

If you’re an avid reader then this open shelving kitchen idea is one you might want to consider. Take a look at this open kitchen. It has a wall of vertical shelves and is perfect to stack books and magazines so that they are at your reach even while you sit down to have a meal. This open kitchen is definitely for all bookworms out there. The shelves in this open kitchen can also be used to display artefacts or even crockery. The choice is yours. This rustic touch kitchen will leave with an earthy yet classic feel while cooking, dining, and reading. 

An island kitchen with vertical open shelving kitchen ideas for pots and books storage looks rustic.
An open kitchen with a wall of vertical shelves with teapots and books

A Showoff Shelf Design

If you don’t mind displaying your ceramics then this open kitchen design with shelves is for you. This open kitchen has overhead shelves so that you can store your glass bowls and wine glass out of reach from children. The kitchen allows you to create a wall filled with crockery, which act as art pieces on this open kitchen shelf. This kitchen has light wooden flooring to match the cabinets and wooden-framed shelves. A seamless countertop allows you to cook freely and has enough space to display home-grown herbs or indoor plants. This open kitchen has a false ceiling with recessed lighting.  

This kitchen cum dining area has timber-framed open shelving units in the kitchen with light wooden flooring.
An open kitchen with timber-framed shelves and seamless countertop where you can display home-grown herbs

A Fantastic Funky Open Kitchen With Shelves

If you like to keep things funky and give your kitchen an edgy look, then these open shelving units in the kitchen are something you can consider. This kitchen has a ceiling with drop down rope lights that adds a funky look.  Shelves made from beach wood give this open kitchen a rustic vibe. You can use the shelves in this kitchen to store vegetables, fruits, spices, or even your crockery. In this open kitchen, the shelves have been used to store books and food jars.  

Kitchen island with open shelves made from beach wood gives this open kitchen a rustic vibe & drop down rope lights.
A kitchen with a quirky vibe and a fun drop down rope lights


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A Simple Open Kitchen With Shelves

If you like to keep things simple then this simplistic open kitchen design with shelves might be just what you are looking for. This open kitchen is designed with overhead shelves for easy and hassle-free storage. In this kitchen shelves have been used to store jars, crockery and glassware. This kitchen has a seamless white granite countertop along with bottom cabinets and drawers in a stone finish. This kitchen uses vitrified tiles for flooring that matches the countertop. 

Kitchen has simple open kitchen shelves above a white granite countertop for easy and hassle-free storage.
A simple open kitchen designed with overhead shelves and a seamless granite frosty white countertop

If you have enjoyed this read on open kitchen shelving ideas for your home, let us know by reaching out to us through our website. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Shreya Bilagi is a content writer at Design Cafe home interiors blog.

Shreya Bilagi

Shreya Bilagi is a content writer at DesignCafe who has a creative and adventurous personality. She has worked in the media for the past four years starting off as a Radio Jockey with Radio Mirchi and later an anchor on television. Her love for dogs is infinite. Art and culture, spirituality, theatre, travelling, Netflix and wine all fall under her circle of passion.

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