5 Favorites: Space-Saving Dish Racks
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A roundup of solutions for freeing up counter space (especially important in urban kitchens). Above: Tse & Tse in Paris offers the medium Wall-Mounted Steel Plate Rack (shown above L; it's also available in a small and a large size) for €283. In the US, the medium Wall-Mounted Plate Rack can be special ordered from Horne for $495); contact Horne . Above: The Wall-Mounted Dish Rack from UK kitchen shop David Mellor is made of beech with birch dowels; £58 for the smaller size (50 centimeters wide, 44.5 centimeters high) and £72 for the larger (82 centimeters wide, 44.5 centimeters wide). In the US, Iowa-based Woodform makes a similar style Plate Rack that accommodates a dozen plates; $80 at Stacks and Stacks. Above: The Polder Compact Stainless-Steel Dish Rack measures 14 inches long and 6.5 inches wide; $21 at Amazon. Above: The stainless steel Ordning Dish Drainer measures 20 inches long and 11 inches high and is $19.99 at Ikea. Above: Danish company Kingfisher offers the Stainless Dish Rack in a range of colors (including turquoise, red, and white; go to Kingfisher for retailers. N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on January 27, 2011.