While benches might not seem like a must-have piece of furniture, they’re one of those things that you’re happy to have around for their added functionality. Whether it’s positioned by your front door so you have a place to put your stuff when you come home or at the foot of your bed to put your shoes on, they’re incredibly useful and great pieces to invest in. For that reason, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite modern benches we’d love to sit on.
1. Nelson™ Platform Bench by George Nelson for Herman Miller 2. Originals Loveseat by Lucian Ercolani for ercol 3. Transit Bench from Gus* Modern 4. Cloud Bench from Bend Goods 5. Construct 42″ Bench from Blu Dot 6. LAXseries Storage Bench by MASHstudios 7. Alvar Aalto Bench 153 from Artek 8. Prong Long Bench from Gabriel Scott 9. MIRAGE™ Bench from Nolen Niu 10. Afteroom Bench from Menu