Last week we looked at the Saarinen tulip table and the many ways it's been used in modern homes. Today, we're examining another classic in context: the Nelson platform bench. We've seen it used in living rooms (usually as a coffee table), bedrooms (at or near the foot of the bed), hallways, and more...

1 Styled with leaning artwork and lamps at Modani Furniture
2 Used as a coffee table in Chuck and Holly's home
3 Bolstered with cushions in the bedroom of Terisa, Colin & Lauren's house
4 Used at the foot of the bed in a bedroom styled by FLOR
5 Placed under the window in Michael and Mindy's apartment

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High and Low: Haruki Slat Wood Bench and Nelson Platform Bench
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