Published at Friday, March 09th, 2018 - 20:01:50 PM. Bench. By Raymonde Hermine.
At the end of a bed. A sleek bench at the end of the bed gives you a place to prop a leg while tying a shoe or pulling on tights. It also acts as a beautiful visual anchor. Ideally the top of the bench should be a few inches below the finished top of the bedding (once sheets and duvets are factored in) for a pleasing play of heights. Accent it with a few books and baubles, leave an aged wood one unadorned, or dress it only in an interesting material like this subtle faux snakeskin.
Outdoors. Why invest in purely outdoor-only seating when a multifunctional bench can work for you all year round? A foyer bench or sofa table, for example, can be slid outside in the warm weather and act as additional outdoor seating, in a size that suits anything from a grand veranda to a compact condo balcony. Choose a bench in a pale wood to work anywhere, or try a fun plastic pop of color for a summery attitude all year.