Breakfast Nooks

I love a good breakfast nook. Even the most luxurious mansions call for them. They’re cozy, stylish, and make the most out of large windows with sunlight spilling in. Popularized in the 1920’s, I thought it would be great to highlight them again in the 2020’s. Although breakfast nooks have evolved in terms of space and purpose, the signature use of benches and intimacy in the kitchen is still its trademark.

This farmhouse style breakfast nook has plenty of the three important S’s of interior design: Space, Storage, and Style. via Better Homes and Garden


This bohemian NYC apartment made the most of its natural light by creating a bibliophilic breakfast nook with neutral colors and soft cushions. It proves that all you really need to create the look is a large window, soft seating, and a nice, cozy corner. via Quintessence Blog


Ah this one! This is a breath of fresh air. As you know, designing lake houses is my specialty and this one particularly speaks to me. Open yet with distinct boundaries, I could imagine many weekend getaways starting right here. via HomeEdit


No window? No problem! This modern take on the breakfast nook harkens back to 1940’s cafes in Paris. Simple decor sometimes are bold statements. via Pinterest

What kind of breakfast nooks do you love?

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