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An espresso machine and microwave built into contrasting cabinetry make preparing breakfast a breeze. Close proximity to the sink keeps messes under control.
A built-in hutch with open counter space makes a fitting area for a beverage station. Ample cabinetry holds glassware and cups. A built-in coffeemaker and a freestanding espresso machine team up so a refill is always close at hand.
This small nook features counter space for setting out breakfast supplies. Built into the upper cabinetry, the espresso machine is flanked by small cabinets for storing cups. Drawers below hold spoons and other serving utensils.
This full-service drink station has plenty of counter space for preparing drinks, storage for all types of drinkware, and a sink for cleaning up. Its prominence in the room is amplified by its contrasting color.
A transition between a bedroom and bath, this beverage station allows the homeowners to enjoy their morning wake-me-up without leaving the master suite. Refrigerator drawers store fresh items, and the sink allows them to clean up without carting the cups off to the kitchen.
A section of countertop that's too small for food prep can be repurposed as a drink station. Use the cabinetry to hold glassware and cups, and keep the espresso or coffee maker on the countertop at the ready.
This niche originally housed a refrigerator. Now base cabinets and a decorative window (to keep an open feel) make a sunny space to fix breakfast and coffee.
Smart kitchen planning means no wasted space, especially in a small kitchen. This area, just wide enough for a microwave, uses all its vertical reach to hold drinks for morning and evening.
Keep your coffee station under wraps with a tambour door. The easy-to-roll-up door stays out of the way while you're making coffee and keeps the kitchen looking streamlined when you're not.
This built-in espresso maker has plenty of storage around it for coffee-making supplies. It's conveniently located across from an open countertop area -- a good option if it can't be directly above open counter space.
A compact butler's pantry between the kitchen and dining room keeps beverages handy. With small appliances tucked into the space, one person can prepare light breakfast items and drinks while another works in the kitchen.
A small area of countertop is home to all the fixings for a perfect cup of coffee. This arrangement allows space to set your cup down while you add cream and sugar.
Colorful cabinets set off this coffee station. The wide counter space holds a grinder and an espresso machine while leaving space for serving brunch. For easy access, store cups and breakfast bowls on an open shelf directly above.
Entertaining is easy with a large bank of cabinets dedicated to drinks. A bar sink and dishwasher add function, while the lighting, backsplash, and glass-front cabinets transform the space into a focal point.
Storage abounds in this dedicated drink station. A combination of frosted-glass-door cabinets and an open shelf makes a beautiful spot to store frequently used items. The prep sink is great for conveniently washing cups and bowls that are stored directly above.
Conveniently stacked in one section of cabinetry, the microwave, espresso machine, and warming drawer make preparing breakfast simple. A pullout tray adds extra landing space right where you need it.