Your kitchen is a central hub, a heaven with multiple hard working spaces. Though is your haven becoming overloaded with clutter? Harrington Kitchen shows you how to create efficient space within your kitchen to create a functional organised kitchen.


  1. Assess

Have a look around your kitchen and honestly ask yourself a few questions to assess the maximum capabilities of your kitchen. Noting the answers to the below questions will help to establish a kitchen plan which you can attack for an organised kitchen

  • Is this kitchen meeting my needs?
  • What works within my kitchen?
  • What is not working within my kitchen?
  • Is it a multifunctional hub (cooking, socialising, entertaining, study)?
  • Does my kitchen need changes to be equipped for my needs?
  1. Declutter

Now that you know what you want from your kitchen you can easily get rid of unnecessary items. Maximise your kitchen’s efficiency by throwing away appliances, gadgets, cutlery, utensils, platers or anything that is not adding value to your kitchen experience yet these items are just taking up space that could be better utilised.

  1. Divide kitchen into zones

Different areas within your kitchen need to be established to understand what activity and practice is being served in each zone for maximum ability to create an organised kitchen. Most kitchens include these zones:

  • Consumables
  • Non-consumables
  • Cleaning
  • Preparation
  • Cooking

Store correlating items to their zone for easy accessibility. It may seem straightforward but many seem to store items in odd places purely due to space issues. Once rearranged you will notice a huge difference during day-to-day kitchen activities.

  1. Storage Solutions

Smarter storage is a must to utilise all the available storage in your kitchen. A favourite from our customer’s are internal pantry drawers and shaped shelving which allow even the small items at the back of pantry become accessible. Flip up and push to open cupboard doors are also a fabulous storage solution that easily stores everything away behind its beautifully crafted doors, creates a streamlined look, easy to use, cost effective and saves space compared to traditional cabinets. You can also use your kitchen island to the max by including in built shelving sides and even have glass cabinets to show off your glassware. Additionally, we suggest utilising the spare space above your fridge for a small shelf or a wine rack. The possibilities are endless!

  1. Everything has a home

Finally and most importantly once something is taken out of its spot it needs to be placed back. You will discover that once everything in your kitchen has a spot you will be more likely to keep it organised.

For guidance on choosing the right design that best suits your needs, seek the advice of the professionals in kitchen designs at Harrington Kitchens. We will ask the right questions to figure out your needs prior to giving you advice, to be sure that we design the best kitchen for your family and your lifestyle.

Harrington Kitchens offers a wide variety of kitchen design and styles including:

For more information on our various kitchen designs, please visit our Gallery. Our Gallery brings together a selection of our custom kitchen designs ranging from traditional to contemporary kitchens. Each kitchen style has the flexibility to work in any home environment and can be designed to suit all tastes and budgets.

The entire Harrington Kitchens team is focused on designing kitchens that utilise premium materials and offer each and every customer the highest level of service. Harrington Kitchens partners with the best quality kitchen suppliers within the kitchen manufacturing industry and employs experienced and professional tradesmen to ensure the longevity of your custom designed kitchen.

For a free quote and free design consultation Please contact us at Harrington Kitchens on (02) 4647 4474 or submit an online enquiryAlternatively you are welcome to visit the Harrington Kitchens Showroom at 12 Graham Hill Road Narellan NSW or 5 Old Hume Highway, Mittagong NSW.

See more great kitchen ideas in our Online Gallery.