Build storage under the seat. A shelf, or a drawer. Make 2 of these and a matching storage bench to go with a trestle table. For a tiny house, I would keep the back of the chair a little lower though. For your dream "Gothic" style tiny house!
Box chair dated to the early century from Blakar farm in Gudbrandsdalen. The staves are made from birch while the panels are from pine. Part of the seat makes up the lid for the box with wooden hinges protruding on both sides, while a hole in the fron