Out of cabinet space for large serving pieces? This simple shelf solves the dilemma of storing odd-shape items, such as gravy boats and pitchers, while also displaying dishware that's just too pretty to tuck away. Also check out the recessed plate shelf
I really like the idea of a built in bench for a kitchen breakfast nook with chairs on one side. The designer has two tips: Make sure the back has a pitch for comfort, and Have the carpenter create a lip to hold the cushions in place to prevent sliding.
Eat In Kitchen with Built In Dining Bench: Lovely eat-in kitchen is filled with a built-in dining bench and window seat facing a French bistro table lined with black x back cafe chairs illuminated by a rectangular linen pendant.