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iDesign Forma Over the Cabinet Towel Bar

  • Forma Overcabinet Towel Bar
  • Forma Overcabinet Towel Bar
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iDesign Forma Over the Cabinet Towel Bar


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Instantly create a home for your hand or dish towels - where you need it most - with iDesign Forma Over the Cabinet Towel Bar. A fabulous kitchen helper, it simply hooks over the top of a lower cabinet - no tools required.

  • Crafted from rustproof brushed 18/8 stainless steel
  • Hangs over the doors of standard kitchen cabinets
  • Rubber-lined interior to hold towel in place



  • 9-1/4" x 2-1/2" x 2-3/4" h

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iDesign Forma Over the Cabinet Towel Bar is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 30.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not fit well on the cabinet door This did not fit well on my kitchen cabinet doors, causing the door to not close properly. Thus, I had to return this purchase.
Date published: 2014-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice product, does the job Works well over our cabinets, helps to keep the counters clear of towels. Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2014-02-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good hand towel holder, but slips off easily Installation is very easy, you just slide it on the cabinet door. slides off the door very easily, as well. I'm thinking of placing some putty to keep it in place, hopefully that will do the trick!
Date published: 2013-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy dish towel solution Where do you need a dish towel? At the kitchen sink of course. This over-cabinet towel bar serves that need. It hangs on my regular-sized cabinet door and makes it easy to dry my hands while working in the kitchen. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2013-07-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from disappointed This is a beautiful towel bar and it seems very high quality.. Unfortunately I had to return this because the cabinet door doesn't close with it on there.
Date published: 2013-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect towel bar I love this product simply because it provides something that I didn't have before- a towel bar/hook. My kitchen is very small and this helps with the organization! Love it!
Date published: 2013-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fits the shallow thickness of cabinet doors, and can hang inside or outside the door
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great towel bar I use this towel bar on my top cabinet, instead of the bottom cabinet because I have two toddlers that love to get hold of the towel and play with it. The great thing about this product is how easy it is to relocate. I have the same one on my bathroom cabinets.
Date published: 2013-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Useful and Attractive This works well and has a modern aesthetic. I had to fold my dish towel in thirds for it fit without it crowding the bar. I can see this being handy in bathrooms as well for hanging hand towels lower so children can reach them easily.
Date published: 2012-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it This is a great item. Keeps my kitchen rag off of the sink and looks very stylish
Date published: 2012-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Towel Solution - Found! This Overcabinet Towel Bar is terrific in the kitchen for under sink cabinets. Outstanding for thicker towels and they dry faster with the wider bar instead of a hook. I did use some museum putty to keep the bar in place. My husband tends to pull the towel out to use it, so the bar sometimes would fly off the door. Now, it stays put and my husband (who finds anything hanging over the door to be cheap and ineffective) raves about it.
Date published: 2011-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fix idea for the frequent fall off I bought this because I loved the idea, but i haven't used it yet. I just read the reviews about it frequently falling off and was considering just returning it. Instead of returning it, I think I'll put some double-sided puffy tape or maybe even some velcro with adhesive (if it's loose enough) on the part that contacts the back of the cabinet door. I think either of these solutions will keep it in place. I'll update again after I've tried it out for a little bit and let you know how it works out.
Date published: 2011-07-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from It broke so easily If you're in a hurry, are clumsy, or have man hands, this item slips too easily off of the cabinet door. The soldering came undone on one side within 3 months of using it. I'll never buy this again.
Date published: 2011-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally can have my towel close to the sink! My kitchen sink is on an island, so my usual places of hanging the hand towel (fridge handle, oven handle) won't work. This put the towel right below the sink. Even my husband likes it!
Date published: 2011-05-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not perfect, but it fulfills a need I needed a place to keep a towel in both the kitchen and the bathroom and this works. It does slip off the door if you aren't super gentle so if you're in a hurry or just accidentally grab it wrong it falls off. It's kind-of annoying, but it is what it is.
Date published: 2011-03-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not functional I'm very disappointed with this purchase. I bought two for my kitchen cabinets and when you grab the towel the whole thing comes off the door b/c the hooks aren't long enough to hold it on the door. Very frustrating. I hope to find my receipt to take it back. Unfortunately I tossed the packaging so I'm not sure they will return it.
Date published: 2011-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clever and convenient Keeps my towel right where I need it when cooking!
Date published: 2011-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Kitchen I needed place to hang dish cloth and towel. There is no wall in my kitchen to put a hanger on. The overdoor cabinet towel bar was exactly what I needed. Now the dish cloth can dry properly and not be in the way.
Date published: 2010-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great towel bar I purchased 4 of these over door towel bars for the cabinets in my small apartment kitchen. They are great for holding the towels, but also give a sleek modern look to my unadorned cabinet doors. I have no issue with them coming off when removing the towels because you can simply tighten the part that clamps onto the door to secure it if its loose. The bars on all 4 of my doors look like fancy stainless steel door pulls. I love them!
Date published: 2010-10-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great for a small kitchen I bought this towel holder for my daughter to use in her extremely small apartment kitchen. This product is not something that I was able to purchase locally. Of all of the catalogues that I perused only the Container Store had the best price. She is happy and so am I>
Date published: 2010-08-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mixed The towel rack hangs easily and looks nice, but falls off frequently when I go to use the towel which gets annoying.
Date published: 2010-07-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works fine I used this in my bathroom, for the hand towel, to tide us over until I reconfigured the various towel bars. It looked nice, but rattled around an awful lot when I would pull the towel up and out of the bar.
Date published: 2010-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great space saver this rack gives me much needed towel space. no more damp towels.
Date published: 2010-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great purchase Alternative Use I love this overdoor cabinet towel bar. Even though the description is for using it with towels I use it for my dishwashing rubber gloves. I turn it around so the rack hangs on the inside of my kitchen door below the sink. When I'm done I just hang the gloves up to dry, shut the door and leave my sink and countertop looking tidy. This is also great because I used to lay my gloves on the edge of the sink and they were forever falling in the sink. With kids around they wouldn't pay attention and run the water so when I put my gloves on they would be wet inside. Yuk! Now I have dry clean hands. Thanks Container Store for making my life easier!!
Date published: 2010-03-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Mixed feelings I purchased this towel bar over a year ago and I still have mixed feelings about it. It's great when you don't have much space to hang a towel by the sink, but when you try to remove the towel from the bar, about half the time it falls off and clangs on the floor. I wish the hook were more snug to my cabinet so that this wouldn't happen.
Date published: 2010-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Before I bought the towel bars, I was always loosing my hand towels. Now they are easy and accessable. This is a great buy!
Date published: 2010-02-27
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Community Q&A

Can this be placed on the inside of the cabinet? And, how thick of a cabinet door will the hook accommodate?

Asked by: Glory2
The hook will accommodate a door up to 5/8" to 3/4" thick. It is possible that it may work on the side of your cabinet depending on where the opening of the cabinet begins.
Answered by: larose
Date published: 2020-04-25

How thick is the metal?

I purchased similar ones online, but the metal that sits on top of the door is too thick to allow the cabinet to close. What is the THICKNESS of the metal? My doors fit snuggly, apparently. Thanks.
Asked by: MinnesotaKim
The sturdy, low-profile hooks of our Forma Over the Cabinet Towel Bar are 1/16" thick, allowing the door or drawer to function as usual and close completely.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2020-05-06

What IS the sizing, exactly?

Quite a few people in reviews of the Overcabinet Towel Bar, hooks etc. say they did not fit or fit poorly. The product description says it fits a standard cabinet door. (Not sure there is such a standard) Would someone please simply give the measurement (inside depth) of the hook from front to back so I can know the gripping range of these products. Double sided foam tape could help with a bar slightly loose, but if the space is too small it is a problem. Or...maybe some one could tell me the thickness of a standard cabinet door. Thank you.
Asked by: JuicemanNYC
The Overcabinet Towel Bar fits standard cabinet doors and drawers which are 5/8" to 3/4" thick.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2017-08-12
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