A windowed alcove creates the perfect opportunity for a space-saving banquette (or two) in a kitchen. Here, side drawers make efficient use of what would otherwise be an empty cavity within each banquette's boxed base.
Make a Reading Nook With Shelving on Your Bay Window Seating. Your bay window seating may be small but you can make it look bigger and more functional by adding a reading nook on one wall. via marcusdesigninc.
Nooks and Crannies: Tiny, Cozy Spaces to Get You Through Winter
Window seat with built-in bookshelves. Could use IKEA: Hemnes daybed kitchen pullouts each), and Billy bookcases each or with uppers each). Total cost with knobs, trim, paint, etc. would be about The skylight is a nice touch too!