It has always been a dream of mine to have a bar area. I think they're sophisticated, beautiful, and not to mention, functional. It saves space for the kitchen. This one would be perfect for me if there was a visible wine rack for bottle storage!
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Hidden sponge storage under sink... small but usuable. This is better than having those wasted false drawer faces. My father loved this idea the first time he saw it. He was a fan of hidden storage and clever storage solutions.
Extra pullout counter space should be built into all wall and base kitchen cupboards and appliances, always wherever feasible. It doubles the work area. It can come above the drawer---no need to lose the drawer space.