Of course when you have kids you have tons of toys and you must store them within reach, so here is a good idea of organizing their bedroom as a playroom, too, by placing some large rattan baskets under the bed, in some nice compartments. Add a lot of colourful pillows for the kids’ safety and fun and you will have a great playroom.
In this kitchen a different strategy solved the problem. With a peninsula used for the sink cabinetry — set perpendicular to the wall — the whole issue of high cabinets and a low sill is avoided. A window seat, however, fits neatly under the “problem” window and is balanced on the left by a standard-height cabinet.