22 Creative Ideas for Window Seats


Whether you’re planning to build a window seat or personalizing a basic design, optimize a spacious window setup with a seat that marries style and function. Browse photos of window seats for every space and style to find the perfect fit for your home.


Make Use of Every Space

Distinct areas encourage family members to mix and mingle while multitasking. Once overlooked as empty space, a wall-hugging window banquette springs to life as a lengthly lounge area. Located across from the kitchen island, the custom window seat stows small appliances to supplement traditional cabinetry.


Add Amenities


Even when space is limited, niches can capitalize on style. Make the area as inviting as it is functional by hanging artwork and accessorizing with pretty, plush fabrics.


Blend with Cabinetry

Designed to appear as an extension of this kitchen’s beautiful blue cabinetry, a corner configuration makes this window seat a cozy place to start each morning.