Revered French designer Pierre Yovanovitch reinterprets the bench as part of his MAD collection, featuring the MAD armchair. The MAD bench is upholstered in a soft neutral fabric supported by sculptural natural solid oak.
Australian furniture manufacturer grazia&co designed Reeno to be a curved bench upholstered in commercial grade foam. The bench comes in a range of finishes, including boucle, velvet, linen weave and sheepskin.
Like the roots of a plant, the strong legs of the FAINA SONIAH bench, imagined by Ukraine designer Victoria Yakusha, are said to draw energy from the ground – relaying the brand’s inherent respect for nature.
Friends David Caon and Henry Wilson utilised the A-joint system (used to construct tables) to design this bench for their Sydney-based furniture brand Laker. The bench explores clean natural materials and embraces a simple, robust shape.
Doubling as a console table, the Zanotta Quaderna bench by Superstudio appears to be inlaid with tiny tiles. However, the pattern is actually digitally printed on plastic laminate; deceiving yet ingenious.
You may recognise the name Møller from the iconic Møller #77 chair. The Danish brand is also known for the Møller #63 bench, with a durable woven cord seat and wooden frame – perfect for the end of the bed or in the hallway.