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Modern Benches

Modern benches create an impact on any space. Benches add more to the room than just seating, whether placed in the front porch, kitchen, bedroom, living room or entryway. A good bench functions as accent furniture, useful storage, or a place to throw your essentials, while acting as extra seating when all the other chairs are occupied. Our carefully curated collection of modern benches are simple and sophisticated, made to blend into an assortment of interior styles.  

How to choose the right modern bench for your space

A bench is a multi-functional seating choice that brings a lot of versatility and functionality to any space. Benches enable you to easily and comfortably host additional guests or relax under the sun outdoors. While shopping for the most suitable bench, keep in mind the following things. 

Deciding where you wish to use the bench is the first step in selecting the right one for your area. If you want to use it as a garden bench exposed to the weather, it should be made with materials suitable for outdoors, like the teak benches made from Skagerak. If your porch or patio is partially sheltered, then you can easily use outdoor cushions. If the bench is to be used indoors, you have a large range of styles and materials to choose from. 

As a next step, determine your bench’s main purpose. If it is to store things, look for designs that feature cubbies, shelves, or a full chest below the seating. Decide whether you want a divided storage or a large undivided one to help with organization. The Mash Studios LAX storage bench was made for this very purpose.

Lastly, search for benches that are compatible with your home’s main decorating style. Padding and upholstery are excellent for bedrooms and living rooms where comfort is a priority. Meanwhile, wooden seats are suitable for entryways and dining spaces with their functionality and clean lines.  

Different kinds of benches

Outdoor Benches

Natural spaces filled with plant life become more appealing when garden benches large enough to seat your family and friends are added. Usually, outdoor benches are made of durable materials that can withstand the wear and tear caused by varying weather conditions. Another Country makes beautiful handmade outdoor benches that are made to be stylish and durable.

Indoor Benches

Increase warmth in your space with additional storage and seating in order to suit your taste. Indoor benches are designed to withstand regular use, whether it is used by the children to sit on to remove their muddy boots or as an easy solution for hiding those unsightly boots after winter is over.  

A key feature of an indoor bench is its functionality, so most of them are made using lighter materials as opposed to the materials used for outdoor benches. Although they can’t weather the elements like teak wood or metal, they are lightweight, portable, and designed for a variety of needs. A perfect bench will grow alongside your home and family for many years to come.