Synopses & Reviews
1001 Ideas for Kitchen Organization
is a comprehensive resource for professional organizers, homeowners, and decorators to organize pantries, find a home” for gadgets, and make better use of cabinet and wall space. Maintain access to frequently used items without the look of clutter; banish the ever-present junk drawer”; and enjoy a beautiful, kitchen with maximum functionality using the professional advice in this essential reference guide. Over 1,000 gorgeous color photographs and illustrations display everything you need to know about kitchen organization.
"This latest volume from the 1001 Ideas series (...for Windows, ...for Color and Paint, etc.) gives practical, imaginative help on how to create a dream kitchen or cure a dysfunctional one, whether you're designing from scratch, remodeling or just frustrated with your cooking space. After instructing the reader on organizational principles and 'finding efficiency' in the kitchen, with an emphasis on balancing accessibility with tidiness and making the most of your space, the authors delve into the details of cabinets, countertops, overhead and vertical spaces, previously unusable nooks and crannies, etc. Clever inventions such as a cookbook holder hung from the bottom of a cabinet, multicolored collapsible silicon colanders, pull-down shelves and triangular sink 'tilt-outs' to hold the soap offer stylish and playful relief for the space-challenged. This book is a good addition to any remodeler's library. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Named Library Journal's Best Book of 2007 in the "How-to" category.
A comprehensive resource for professional organizers, homeowners, and decorators, this essential guide shows how to get rid of kitchen clutter. Over 1,000 gorgeous color photographs and illustrations display everything readers need to know about kitchen organization.
Kitchen organization is essential for maintaining an attractive, comfortable, and functional kitchen. Find over a thousand ideas for organizing and storing everything but the kitchen sink in this amazing book. 1001 Ideas for Kitchen Organization
is a comprehensive resource for professional organizers, homeowners, and designers looking for ways to organize and get more storage and functional space in the kitchen. Maintain access to frequently used items without cluttering the countertop; make better use of cabinet space; discover easy, efficient ways to recycle; and enjoy a better kitchen using the professional advice in this essential reference guide. Over 1,000 color photographs and illustrations display and explain everything you need to know about kitchen organization.
About the Author
Joe Provey is the former chief editor of Family Handyman, Mechanix Illustrated/Home Mechanix, and Practical Homeowner magazines. He has authored several home improvement books, including the Creative Homeowner titles Better Lawns
and Design Ideas for Flooring
, as well as many articles for national home and garden magazines. Provey began his career as a carpenter and now lives in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Table of Contents
Part IThe EssentialsChapter 1: Finding EfficiencyChapter 2: Cabinets and Accessories Part 2Beyond the CabinetChapter 3: Countertop and Under-Cabinet StorageChapter 4: Overhead and Vertical SpacesChapter 5: Getting Creative with Leftovers Part 3Specialized StorageChapter 6: Cool and Cold StorageChapter 7: Trash and RecyclablesChapter 8: Kitchen Offices and Message Centers Resource GuideGlossaryIndexCredits