Q: I love the idea of banquette seating but is it practical or just stylish?
A: This is an example of how practical and stylish banquette seating can be. Chairs would appear clunky and have to be extremely small in scale to fit the same amount of people that a banquette can hold. It also provides you with the option to stretch out and relax if its just one or two at the table. I have found that most of my clients ranging from modern to traditional taste all welcome the idea of banquette seating. Here is some additional inspiration to get your design started.
A bench on the opposite side on the banquette allows the lighting and table to complement the banquette perfectly. There is also storage below the built ins for added functionality. I just love this dining area!