In the kitchen of an airy El Salvador house, rough-hewn materials like a eucalyptus-log-and-thatch roof offset the monolithic concrete island and glossy subway tile backsplash. The bar stools were a street market discovery. Photo by Jason Bax.
The box bay breakfast nooks built-in bench seating and Eames wire chairs offer space for casual dining and glorious views, not to mention storage underneath. While the right side of the nook has a window, the left end has recessed display shelves.
Seating abounds in this built-in breakfast room banquette, and with high-backed cushions, comfort is ensured. The X-base table makes it easy to get in and out of the banquette. Drawers below the banquette can be used to stor