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. Handrails are better than towel bars for the job, because they support more weight.
Look for them , in sizes from 12 to 32 inches longs, surgical supply stores. Then simply use S hooks to hang your pots and pans.