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How To Create A Seriously Stylish -- And Organized -- Pantry

Everything is in its place in these beautiful pantries from the AD archives.
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By Elizabeth Stamp for Architectural Digest.

Everything is in its place in these beautiful pantries from the AD archives.

(photo: Björn Wallander)

Designer Barbara Westbrook fashioned a gracious, party-ready home boasting two pantries for longtime clients in South Carolina. In the butler's pantry, diamond-pattern glass door fronts and a crystal chandelier lend a dressed-up look to the cabinetry.

(photo: Björn Wallander)

To provide a handsome focal point in the storage pantry, which is visible from the foyer, Westbrook backed open shelving with a slab of Italian marble; the space, off the kitchen, has its own sink and appliances and functions as a secondary prep area.

(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

Antique Wedgwood and Coalport china is stored in the pantry of architect Jim Joseph and musical theater composer Scott Frankel's upstate New York home.

(photo: Joshua McHugh)

The pantry of architect Alison Spear's Hudson Valley, New York, home is outfitted with a 1930s pendant light and heirloom china; the dishwasher is by Miele.

(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

In the Nashville, Tennessee, home he shares with his partner, TV executive John Shea, designer Ray Booth devised a working pantry lined with open shelves for tableware. The sink and fittings are by Kohler.

(photo: Mary E. Nichols)

Shoji-like doors conceal the pantry in the Los Angeles home of actress Jamie Lee Curtis and her husband, actor and director Christopher Guest.

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