Use a Hanging Rack to save space in the kitchen, "Using a rack will save so much space in your cabinets -- and make your pots and pans easier to find. Martha hangs hers above the stationary island near the range.
Pot Rack You don't need a prairie-size kitchen to manage the chaos of pot storage. A handrail and several S-hooks will turn a few square feet of wall into a convenient rack for kitchenware.--exactly my idea for use on my kitchen island.
Teacup Storage Solution: They nest neatly. The teacups, on the other hand, always threaten to topple over. Here's how Martha handles them: placed cup over saucer, in tidy stacks of no more than three or four that suit them to a T (or a teacup).