An eat in kitchen - I love how this bench and vintage inspired chandalier makes his nook feel so cozy mixed with the more modern chairs and pops of color. A definite must have in my dream house especially in a corner on 2 walls FULL of windows!
Banquettes are, in our opinion, one of the best uses of small dining spaces. They take advantage of every square inch of available room, hold tons of people and can be used for lounging any old time of day. - Home Decor Pin
Love this built-in window seat. After owning a couple of boats I've imagined a perfect small house would have clever built-ins in every room to optimize the space and providing great storage to keep things organized.
Banquette as Room Divider This kitchen was once blocked off from dining by a wall. A thoughtful remodel removed the wall, using the back of a beaded-board banquette to divide work zones from the dining area while ensuring bright, airy space throughout.
Maselli limited bold colors to accessories — like the red pillows on the kitchen window seat. An old pine farm table and rush-seat chair add a rustic note to the room. Read more: New Orleans House - Decorating with Neutral Colors - Country Living