corner booth @ home

Sit and Linger: Custom table, banquette and pillows. Chairs in leather, Jonas. Glassware, Thomas O'Brien for Reed & Barton. Chandelier by Thomas O'Brien for Visual Comfort.

Visual Comfort light fixture

Most often referred to as a dining nook, banquettes puts an entirely new spin on dining spaces. The offer an affordable - if done DIY - alternative to the traditional dining table and chairs, and take up far less floor space.

Joseph Dirand | kitchen

Joseph Dirand | kitchen

Rugged Sophistication | A handsome trestle table enhances the rustic elegance of the dining room in this cabin-inspired lake house. With the long banquette and plenty of upholstered chairs, there’s room enough to host a crowd, but it still feels cozy enough for a quiet meal for two.

Gather 'Round the Dining Room Table

Great Dining area w Fantastic Floors - Naturally Inspired Georgia Lake House - Southern Living

This San Francisco Home Is a Lesson in Luxe Neutrals via @MyDomaine

This San Francisco Home Is a Lesson in Luxe Neutrals

Eric Olsen Design - dining rooms - paneled breakfast nook, breakfast nook, breakfast nook ideas, vertical wall panels, window seat bench, bu...

Port Streets residence is farmhouse style with rustic details, designed by Eric Olsen Design in the Harbor View Homes area of Newport Beach, California.

single bench with room for chairs at both long ends of the table and two chairs on the other side - definitely works for our space.  Love the chandelier, too, but we have two canned lights right now....not sure if we want to mess with changing that (at least not in phase 1) the small yet tall corner shelving is actually a great idea....especially since this is where K likes to be creative.

A built-in window bench boosts seating in this casual eating area without adding clutter to the room flow. Bright blue cushions and patterned throw pillows add a splash of visual interest to the soft dining area and adjoining kitchen.