Here are ten innovative and practical places to plonk yourself in the kitchen, whether it is for relaxing, entertaining or food prepping…
Main Image; DeVol Kitchens.
Built-in sofas, bar stools, booths and contemporary seat design are some of the ways in which the seating in your kitchen can save space and accentuate your kitchen’s aesthetic. Innovative seat design has the potential to make your kitchen an epic entertaining space or to create the cosiest reading nook. We spend most of our time in the kitchen, make sure the design suits you.
In a small or narrow kitchen, it can be hard to know where to place seating. Pop a cosy pew in line with the work surfaces where you can perch and prep. www.devolkitchens.co.uk
Pulling up a stool to the island is practical and attractive. The right stool will accentuate the kitchen design and should be comfortable. @britishstandardcupboards
A counter addition can be built on any island or countertop. This O’Connor’s kitchen addition is the perfect size for a dinner for two only! www.oconnorsofdrumleck.ie
Who doesn’t get excited at the prospect of sitting at a booth? Designate a space for one in your kitchen and enjoy the intimate conversations of a booth seating arrangment. www.newcastledesign.ie
A kitchen bench is a practical addition and can be styled to your taste. Bring the dining area into the kitchen making the space a social hub for friends and family to gather. www.devolkitchens.co.uk
This modern built-in corner seat is a perfect feature for a minimal, contemporary kitchen. It is cool and functional. www.mclarenexcell.com
CURVED BANQUETTE SEATING
Banquette seating is ideal for gathering, entertaining and relaxing in your kitchen. It occupies minimal floor space and can seat many. www.jdkitchens.ie
Sometimes it is as simple as putting a statement chair in the right spot. You can play around with different styles and sizes to suit your kitchen. www.arenakitchens.com
IN THE THICK OF THINGS
In industrial style kitchens a wooden stool placed against the steal work station completes the aesthetic. www.devolkitchens.co.uk
Create a cosy corner or reading nook with a built-in sofa or bench. It brings an undeniable sense of homeliness and comfort into the kitchen. @hayburnco