One Bench, Five Ways

One Bench, Five Ways

Sarah Coffey
Jul 27, 2009
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... SHOWN ABOVE1 Styled with leaning artwork and lamps at Modani Furniture2 Used as a coffee table in Chuck and Holly's home3 Bolstered with cushions in the bedroom of Terisa, Colin & Lauren's house4 Used at the foot of the bed in a bedroom styled by FLOR5 Placed under the window in Michael and Mindy's apartment RELATED POSTSOne Table, Five WaysHigh and Low: Haruki Slat Wood Bench and Nelson Platform BenchDesign Elections: Best Retro Modern BenchHigh and Low: Slatted Wooden Benches10 Spots for a Storage Bench
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