Earlier this year, we identified the kitchen booth as
a trend to watch in 2018. Defined as an L- or U-shaped banquette or two facing benches (think 1950s diner), the new kitchen booth is on the rise. Here are our current favorites. Above: An L-shaped booth in oil-finished white oak by designers Space Exploration from Kitchen of the Week: An Ikea Kitchen with an Elegant Upper Cabinet Solution. Above: A corner booth is created from a built-in bench and partial glass wall by architectural designers Studio Oink in a Washington, DC, remodel. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista; styling by Alexa Hotz from A Luminous, Euro-Style Row House in Washington, DC, Courtesy of Studio Oink. Above: A booth created in a kitchen dining nook by Tamar Barnoon. Photograph by Laure Joliet from Kitchen of the Week: In Los Feliz, A Moody, Romantic Spanish Modern Update. Above: A leather dining booth with built-in storage designed by Peachtree Architects in Atlanta from 7 Favorites: Under-the-Bench Kitchen Storage. Above: A Copenhagen kitchen features Dinesen Heart Oak furniture (and floors) for a built-in booth. See more of the kitchen in Remodeling 101: The L-Shaped Kitchen. Above: Designed by architect Thomas Kroeger of TKA, the Hofhaus Kitchen in Düsseldorf, Germany, features a mustard yellow built-in booth. Above: Designed after the wood booths at restaurant Chez Panisse, Jim Rosenfield created a booth from untreated strips of fir at the Marin Country Mart Office. Photograph by Mimi Giboin for Remodelista from Marin’s Most Beautiful Office Space?. Above: Designer Kara Rosenlund created a built-in U-shaped booth at the end of her kitchen. See more in Kitchen of the Week: A Blank-Slate Queensland Cottage Kitchen for a Stylist. Above: A custom-built cherry booth in the Oakland, California, house of photographer Aya Brackett from Kitchen of the Week: Aya Brackett’s Hippie House Update in Oakland. Above: A booth-style seating area designed from antique church pews in the British Standard-designed kitchen from Kitchen of the Week: A Brightly Colored (and Cost Conscious) London Kitchen.
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