If you feel like clutter seems to reappear in your kitchen immediately after you’ve cleaned every cabinet and drawer, you’re not alone. Luckily, there are ways to fake a streamlined, hyper-organized look—even if you never actually make it.
To prevent a pileup of stuff, it helps to have systems in place that will help keep the chaos contained (or at least concealed).
These 17 kitchens do a beautiful job of using storage space smartly and stylishly to keep the room looking pristine—even if inside those drawers or cabinets it’s a total jumble.
Originally published August 2016. Updated September 2017.