For impulsive cooks everywhere there is no better way to show off culinary skills than with herbs and spices. However storing them all can prove to be a headache as they clutter-up kitchen worktops and cupboards. A spice rack allows spices to be on display in an orderly fashion and on-hand at all times. Checkout these five designer spice racks and fire up your cooking imagination.

The Flower Carousel Spice Rack from Trudeau comes with eight glass jars each filled with individual herbs and spices. Designed to take up minimum space, the handy carrying handle makes it easy to move the carousel around the kitchen.

Simple. stylish and sleek, the Cino Spice Shaker by Blomus is a German design classic. Finished in matt stainless steel, the Cino is great for adding flavour to a dish.

The ingenious Magnetic Spice Can Set by Present Time is great for keeping spices organised in the kitchen. The set of six stainless steel, multicoloured containers, can either be stored on the metal tray or attached to appliances around the kitchen.The Ovolini spice and herb jar designed by Joanna Lyle for Alessi features an egg-shaped crystalline glass body with a stainless steel domed lid and a colourful translucent detail. Teamed with a cute little nutmeg grater these items are truly unique and exquisite.

The Soho Spices magnetic spice shakers have great visual appeal. Made from stainless steel, each shaker has a twist-and-shake top and magnetic base. Either attach to the L-shaped free-standing back plate or anything with a metallic surface.

October 11th, 2010

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