Need some structure to the ceiling like above, love the built ins. This picture was the inspiration for my kitchen - painted boards, open shelves. Still wishing for a ladder - or a ceiling high enough to need one
IKEA Ekby The IKEA Ekby system (seen here in an interior from Nordic Days) includes lots of options for shelves and brackets. The ones pictured above are the GÄLLÖ brackets, which combine with the shelves for a nice, minimal look.
Small Space Secrets: Swap Your Bookcases for Wall Mounted Shelving. Here's a creative shelving arrangement that uses a deeper shelf at bottom to create a sort of bench. The bench can serve as extra seating for parties, or as a display space.