This rustic window seat from Captain K's Flickr photostream makes us see semi-basement living in a new light.
This one's made for curling up with a good read. From Lawatt's Flickr photostream.
A bay window makes a great place for a built-in window seat. From HGTV's Small Space, Big Style.
From Better Homes and Gardens, a billowy, romantic hideaway.
A deep, dark, double-height nook from Susank's Flickr photostream.Photo up top from Sarako's Flickr photostream.