Collection by Marianne Colahan

Simply Designed Modern Benches


Adding a bench to an entryway can completely redefine the first impression of a home. A dining bench gives personality to a dining room interior, and cushioned benches provide a low-key seating option in living rooms and hallways. This assortment of benches from the Dwell Store includes colorful options, classic designs, and benches that use innovative materials.

From Loll, the indoor/outdoor Alfresco Bench functions as seating for a dining room table or as a standalone piece,...
Designed by Alvar Aalto in 1945, Bench 153 features Aalto’s trademark bent legs.
The Brandywine Bench from Philadelphia-based Lostine features a solid oak top resting on a steel frame.
The Cain Maple Bench 2 from Staach is comprised of clean lines and a simple silhouette.
Danish designer Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm’s Georg series for Skagerak was named after her son.
The Kiki collection of furniture was created by legendary Finnish designer Ilmari Tapiovaara in 1960.