Collection by Allie Weiss

Modern Benches for Indoors or Outdoors


Whether a backyard picnic table or a hallway perch, benches make for an easy, modern seating option.

The patio table and benches are from Crate and Barrel.
In the garden room, Juhl's 1957 Japanese chair lies next to a sofa table and a built-in bench, designed for the house.
A cantilevered ipe bench hugs a custom board-formed concrete fire pit.
In the living room, a sofa by Vico Magistretti is next to a plywood armchair by Gerald Summers.
Mathias Hahn's folding table and bench ($129 and $75) are suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
Bold color continues in the entrance hall. The bench is from an antiques fair.
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