I love this and the containers BUT I would definitely label them for easier access (you don't have to think about what's in it, you can just read the label). I recently purchased these containers at Ikea.
for the column -- steel or wood strips' IKEA Fan Favorite: RIMFORSA series. Made from steel, glass and durable, easy-care, natural bamboo, our RIMFORSA series is a stylish way to organize kitchen essentials and keep them close at hand.
Toops Barn: modern Kitchen by Hampshire Design Consultancy Ltd.