18 Kitchen Organizers That Will Instantly Free Up More Counter Space

18 Kitchen Organizers That Will Instantly Free Up More Counter Space

Don’t let drying dishes, spice jars, and cooking utensils clutter up your kitchen counter.

It’s all too easy to let cooking tools and accessories take over your kitchen countertop—especially if you’re short on cabinet space. The organizers below will help keep your station tidy, making it easier to cook and clean (or just unwrap the takeout you’ve gotten).

Five Two Over-the-Sink Drying Rack
Our Five Two Drying Rack rolls out, fits over your sink, and stows away in seconds. Silicone-coated stainless steel holds up under hefty pots and supports delicate glassware alike, while a perforated ledge and built-in utensil caddy makes room for all the extras.
Joseph Joseph Under Shelf Drawer and Wrap Organizer Set
Every inch counts. Just when we thought we were running out of precious cabinet space, these go-getters came and proved us wrong. Each one’s designed to pop right onto a shelf, no tools required, so you can use that open space underneath.
Yamazaki Tower Expandable Kitchen Support Rack
Ever need some extra space around your sink or stove top? This minimalist, expandable rack is the perfect solution for all of your every day kitchen essentials. Can be placed over the stove as a spice rack or around the sink area for extra drying and hanging space.
Stak Ceramics The Porter Utensil Crock
Get a load of this crock. Step right up and behold—a utensil crock wide enough to keep your ladles, tongs, and spoons handy without sacrificing precious countertop real estate.
Material The Stand
A minimal look with maximum purpose. Hidden magnets behind our 100% American walnut or Midnight Black create a uniquely compact footprint that keeps your knives within reach, and the substantial weight keeps them stowed safely without dulling tips.
Yamazaki Home Double Decker Dish Rack
Leave ‘em high and dry. Take the “meh” out of the post-dinner mess with a two-tiered version of our best-selling dish rack.
Terrain Steel Wall Rack With Hooks
A practical, industrial addition to the kitchen, mudroom, front entry, closet, pantry, or garden shed, this wall rail comes with six movable hooks.  ...
Zwilling J.A. Henckels Modular Ceramic Countertop Set
Beauty counter.  These multipurpose canisters have (almost) unlimited possibilities. Made from durable ceramic, they’re each topped with snug-fitting wooden lids and can be mixed and matched as you please.
Umbra Furlo Expanding Utensil Caddy
With compact living in mind, Umbra’s designers created Furlo to help keep frequently used kitchen tools handy, while maintaining a small footprint on your countertop. This utensil holder extends, allowing the number of tools you want to keep handy to fluctuate.
String Furniture String Pocket Shelving
Designed by Swedish architect and designer Nils Strinning, String Shelving (1949) is easy to install, beautifully finished, and available in a variety of sizes. The shelves are simple to move around, and when additional space is needed, you can add more units. This is the authentic String System.
Yamazaki Home Tower Stove Rack
Three tiers for simple storage. Maybe the space behind your stove never sees the light of day, or perhaps you’re looking to create a little extra storage space in a teensy kitchen. Whatever the case, we think you’ll wanna meet this clever rack.
Threshold Wood 3-Tier Expandable Spice Rack
Bring convenience to food prep and organize your kitchen with the Wood 3-Tier Expandable Spice Rack from Threshold.
CrushGrind Acrylic Tabletop Organizer Caddy
Starting lineup. The dishes are out, the glasses are filled...and now it’s time for the final touch. Enter: this head-turning organizer caddy. It’s got three nooks carved right in (we’re using two for our spice grinders and one for a scene-setting candle).
The Floral Society Multi-Purpose Canvas Wall Organizer
Everything in its place. This heavy-gauge cotton canvas hanger looks great in any room around the house, which is apt, because it’s also perfect for organizing any room around the house. With durable compartments in a variety of sizes, it can hold a humongous variety of doodads and whatsits.
JK Adams Wall-Mounted Pot Rack With Shelf
How’s it hanging? This rack is giving us room to stretch out once again thanks to its 3-foot-wide shelf and hooks aplenty for pots, pans, and lids (six of ‘em, to be exact).
Yamazaki Home Steel & Wood Magnetic Refrigerator Rack
See ya, junk drawer.  This Japanese-designed magnetic rack sticks right to the side of your fridge (or screws into any wall) to make a pretty resting spot for all of those odds and ends that would otherwise be languishing in the dreaded junk drawer.
Blomus OBAR Kitchen Multi-Storage Rack
Keep some of the most important kitchen tools together in one spot with the Blomus OBAR Kitchen Multi-Storage Rack. Great for keeping a roll of paper towels, a roll of cellophane or foil, or perhaps parchment paper, within reach of cooking surfaces for easier access.
Yamazaki Home Stovetop Grid Organizer Panel & Storage Accessories
Down to the wire. You’ve seen pegboards sure, but what about this more minimalist organizer? Not only is it a dream to assemble (phew) but it’s also a born de-clutterer. Intended to stand on its own thanks to the sturdy base.

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