By Sing0. Bookcases. At Friday, July 27th 2018, 20:41:37 PM.
Kitchen command center. Open shelves put dishware and utensils you use every day within easy reach. Farmhouse kitchen sink is from Waterworks. The troughlike porcelain sink is wide and deep. Brighten up a nook, create a colorful focal point in a small space by painting your shelves (including the back) a bright color. Here, pumpkin-colored shelves act as a backdrop to deep brown and burnt orange accessories.
Access what you often need. Open shelves are all about easy access, but they force you to edit. “When it’s in plain sight, you know what you’ve got,” says designer Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls. “You forget about things behind cupboard doors.
Keep it simple, paint things white and edit down your display. It's a kind of magic trick that makes anything look more pulled together. Let in the light, a two-story bookcase of wood and glass acts as a room divider and light chimney, bringing sunlight into the parlor of a remodeled San Francisco Victorian.