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Design Tips: Coastal banquettes
One of our favorite design tricks in the kitchen is the banquette.
A corner banquette is the ideal space saver. The table can tuck much closer to the corner than it could with chairs.
Since two sides of seating are so cozy, you can have a little fun with the loose chairs. A round table is best with corner banquettes for easier maneuvering in and out of seating area
A table-and-chairs set isn't always the most efficient way to furnish an informal eating area. If space is at a premium, consider a banquette. It takes up half the floor space a table and chairs require and seats the same number of people. Banquettes can be designed in all shapes and sizes and ultimately depends on how much space you’re working with. L-shaped, U-shaped, curved or straight, your banquette will become a focal point in your kitchen.
This staright banquette with chairs opposite offers lots of stylish seating and takes up less space than a table surround by chairs.
A double banquette fits nicely into the alcove making the best use of the sapce and saving prime real esate when a kitchen table just wont fit.
This full banquette or U shaped banquette can seat the entire family in your coastal kitchen. This works best when you have bay window.
The bench style banquette is a space saver in your coastal kitchen. It allows a table and chairs to tuck right in and gives you versatility.
Sometimes there isn't a window nook or an alcove to tuck a banquette in. This shows how you can add onto your kitchen island for banquette style seating extended in your kitchen.