When there's limited space to move a chair in and out, a stationary seat is the better option. This banquette fits snugly here, but doesn't appear cramped, as chairs most certainly would.
I especially like the look of a corner seating area with a round table. How cozy!
This was the inspiration for Catherine's kitchen nook:
And this is how it turned out:
In case you can't commit to a true built in piece, there are other options. Like this curved, free standing piece from Overcourt.
World Market also has a nice option; the Hayden bench:
Whatever your size parameters, a built in banquette can be the answer to your decorating dilemma.
|From: Style Carrot|
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