Built-in benches, also known as banquettes, are an excellent way to add extra seating to your modern kitchen. They can make use of as much or as little space as you like and are versatile enough to be included in any style of home. Here are dining room ideas of built-in banquettes to give you inspiration for your modern home decor.
The cushions on the built-in bench of this dining area are easily cleanable in the case of a spill and the wood table and metal chairs give the space a more industrial style.
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The interior of this house is clad entirely in wood, including the built-in dining area that can easily seat four.
Image credit: Peter Jungmann
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A glass table top helps make this small built in banquette feel larger and accentuates the use of various types of wood throughout the kitchen.
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Bright yellow upholstery and cushions used to soften the banquette brighten this mostly-white corner dining area.
Image credit: Joe Fletcher
White walls and lots of natural light help brighten this built-in tufted banquette seating, while a unique light fixture hangs above for extra light on dark days.
Image credit: Robson Rak
This black banquette, attached to the back of a room divider with a fireplace on the other side, matches the black steel legs of the dining table and the black seat pads on the chairs.
Image credit: Sabrina Scheja
This corner breakfast nook has banquette seating with upholstered cushions and is super bright thanks to the large windows looking out on to the backyard.
Image credit: Cesar Rubio
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