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Window Seat Even the tiniest nook can be turned into a "me moment" retreat. "This little window seat was a total departure from the rest of the house — a renovated barn that's open and expansive," designer Pat Healing says. "It's a place to catch your thoughts, to reach inwardly and contemplate."
Love this custom-made window seat, especially the built-in desk, teal cushions, warm wood, brass lamp and white Panton S chair.
Cozy Nook Smith is all about promoting intimacy. Next to the kitchen fireplace, she made a window seat where someone can read while others eat or cook: "It makes for more togetherness — and corners are underrated."