2. Where to put everyday dishes? If you're lucky enough to have more than one cabinet for dishes and glassware, think about something close to the dishwasher — but not in the way of its open door. If you're standing at the sink, and the dishwasher is to the right, then put the everyday dishes and glasses to the left of the sink/dishwasher. (Here, the dishwasher is hidden behind a cabinet panel door, but you get the idea).