My kitchen is yelling for built-in breakfast-nook seating. As much as I love our bump-out corner, I can not help but curse our freestanding dining table and seats. The region is capable of providing us with this much storage, but without the form and function of built-in seats, we’re wasting space.

A built-in chair gets the organic area for tackling storage, and in case you are careful to make that space simple to get, you can unearth loads of untapped spare room. Drawers are a convenient way of providing organized, accessible space.

You may configure underbench storage according to your own breakfast corner’s settings. Window seats and corner chairs promote a broad array of drawers underneath, while U-shape nooks and booths are equipped with drawers in the bench’s finishes. When looking for drawer accessibility, you’ll also want to take the dining table into account.

From the not-too-distant future we are going to be bidding farewell to our freestanding furniture and welcoming a universe of built-in seating and storage. A cozy dining room and additional storage provide me the warm fuzzies!

Venegas and Company

A corner bench offers the coziness of a stall and the flexibility and added storage of a right chair.

Mc Adam Kitchens

A single straight built-in bench allows for easier storage access and more flexibility in choosing a table form and size.


One faceted built-in bench allows for simple accessibility to this timeless crescent bin pulls in polished nickel.

Weedman Design Partners

This house in Portland, Oregon, is loaded with informed storage. I spy an seat a wall mounted hanging and shoe rack hooks.

Goforth Gill Architects

A bump-out with 3 walls of windows is the ideal spot for built-in U-shape booth seats, a cozy dining alternative.

Arkin Tilt Architects

A glowing U-shape corner is equipped with integrated storage concealed behind the chair backs.

Kayron Brewer, CKD, CBD / Studio K B

Does this L-shape breakfast corner boast bench storage, but it’s nestled into an integrated cabinetry arch.

Massive drawers are tucked underneath this 44-inch by 70-inch built-in breakfast area with wainscoting.

Krieger + Associates Architects, Inc..

A faceted window chair adds sitting room and storage into the dining room. Hinged doors provide access to the seat’s cargo space.

TreHus Architects+Interior Designers+Builders

A very low cabinet separates this breakfast space from the kitchen without shutting off the sight lines.

Adrienne Neff Design Services LLC

It is inevitable that your nook will be utilized for more than just breakfast. It is important to groom the built-in with electric outlets for your family’s charging requirements.

Bungalow House Plans

For comfort’s sake make certain the rear of your built-in bench angles slightly and that the chair overhangs the base cabinet. Your back and knees will thank you.

Breakfast Nooks, Sunny Side Up

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