When you’re bored with kneeling to lace up your footwear or forcing friends to squat whereas they’re eradicating their footwear, it may be time for an entryway bench.
bench is greater than only a place to sit down when you placed on footwear and boots, mentioned Amber Lewis, an inside designer based mostly in Calabasas, Calif., and the creator of the ebook “Made for Residing” — it might probably additionally add some fashion to your house.
“It must be a very standout piece,” Ms. Lewis mentioned, as a result of it will likely be entrance and heart each time you step by way of the door. “I search for issues which have an attention-grabbing form, or an attention-grabbing leg or again.”
And generally she provides colour or sample with textiles, she mentioned, to make a plain bench extra inviting. “When you get a wooden bench, you possibly can create a very stunning patterned seat pad or cushion,” she mentioned. “Or just use pillows.”
Tip Toe Bench
Powder-coated metal bench with upholstered high by Steffensen & Würtz for Wendelbo
From $264 at Danish Design Retailer: 866-261-8828 or danishdesignstore.com
Stature Black Bench
Bench upholstered in bouclé material by Caleb Zipperer
$499 at CB2: 800-606-6252 or cb2.com
Two-Seat Bench With Again
Wooden bench by Ilse Crawford for De La Espada
From $1,930 on the Future Good: 212-473-2500 or thefutureperfect.com
Woven Rope Indoor Bench
Wooden bench with cotton-rope seat
$549 at West Elm: 888-922-4119 or westelm.com