16 Kitchen Organizers That Will Instantly Free Up More Counter Space

16 Kitchen Organizers That Will Instantly Free Up More Counter Space

These sleek storage options for drying dishes, cooking utensils, and pantry items like spice jars are immensely helpful when it comes to avoiding clutter.

It’s all too easy to let cooking tools and accessories completely take over your kitchen countertops, especially if the room is short on cabinets and cupboards. The below organizers will help you keep the surfaces in your kitchen tidy, making it easier to cook and clean—or just unpack groceries and takeout orders.

Food52 Five Two Over-the-Sink Drying Rack
The 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, while a perforated ledge and built-in utensil caddy makes room for all the extras.
Joseph Joseph Under Shelf Drawer and Wrap Organizer Set
Just when we thought we were running out of precious cabinet space, these go-getters came and proved us wrong. Each one is designed to pop right onto a shelf, no tools required, so you can use the open space underneath.
Yamazaki Home Tower Expandable Countertop Organizer
Add extra storage all over your kitchen. This minimalist, expandable rack can be placed around the stove, sink, or countertop. It is the perfect solution for all of your everyday kitchen essentials, from stocking spices and oils to drying dishes and kitchen accessories.
Stak Ceramics The Porter Utensil 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. Made from glossy earthenware, it comes in a whole spread of eye-catching colors with two wood choices (maple or walnut) for a base.
Material The Stand
Our storage solutions ought to be as beautiful and functional as what they contain. We created TheStand to both preserve and prominently display up to eight of your knives in a show-stopping yet entirely practical way, with an entirely magnetic wooden body.
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.
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.
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.
Simplehuman Compact Steel Frame Dish Rack
A swivel spout quickly drains this compact dish rack made with a sleek stainless steel frame in a compact size to fit smaller spaces. Anti-residue coating prevents smudges and silicone caps hold dishes securely without scratching or chipping.  
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 Tosca Magnetic Organizer
Rack and never look back. What has your fridge done for *you* today? Put that under-utilized surface to use with this multipurpose rack. Keep frequently used items off the counter, yet quickly accessible.
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.

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