Ami McKay of Pure Design shows us how to elevate the kitchen pantry into a gorgeous functional space.

The Look Pretty PantryThe Designer Ami McKay, Pure Design, Vancouver

Pair open shelving with a functional countertop.

The shelves in this cozy, open pantry are lined with matching glass containers, but this space isn’t just about storage. “I wanted to create a mini-kitchen, somewhere the homeowner, who loves to bake and cook, could actually work,” says designer Ami McKay. “I thought, ‘Let’s make it something nicer—a place where you’ll want to spend time.”Pantry