Creating unique features in a home can be a selling point for buyers, as it caters to specific needs. A banquette can either be custom built or furniture based such as a settee.
Usually in the kitchen there is a small area dedicated for a breakfast nook. This is particularly great for causal eating and can also be used for homework or reading.
We have selected a variety of pictures that showcase diverse styles that will accommodate different budget and lifestyle.
The important thing to note from these images is that a banquette adds an incredible amount of personality into a home and can be the jumping point to many other design features in a home.
Whether the design is centered around a masculine or a feminine feel, understanding the over-arching theme for the space is crucial.
The images with masculine designs use black and white neutral tones while feminine designs use pastel pink and red.
Overall, most designers focused on a clean and simple neutral palette with a pop of colour –which is more apparent in the transitional and contemporary designs.
However, a number of pictures definitely illustrate the need to push boundaries by using different textures such as reclaimed wood, rattan, and wallpaper. In fact, wall covering helps identify the nook as a separate area from the kitchen.
Lighting in the room is important as it ensures that the nook can be utilized throughout the day including at night, so a small-scale chandelier has been used as a statement piece to create a focal point.