Built in China cabinets clear up to the ceiling and recessed. Push in and become side walls as you walk into pantry. Like the hallways I have been seeing with China cabinets flanking the entrance to the kitchen.
A hutch-like cabinet with glass doors on the upper portion echo the window and brighten the corner. - Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Christopher Peacock--exactly want
A Gallery of Gorgeous Glass Fronted Cabinets: All The Beauty of Open Shelving, Without the Dust & Grime
Open shelving, currently a wildly popular choice for kitchens, has a lot of advantages: it feels lighter, visually, than a big block of upper cabinets, and it can be a really beautiful way to display treasured dishes