Written by Becca Green

6 of the best benches for space-saving seating

Opt for a stylish bench for extra seating if you don’t quite have the space for another sofa.

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Bench seating is a contemporary option for those that don’t have enough space for a second sofa or simply want to style up a comfy nook in their home. Here are a few staple designs that we love.

Asare bench, £229, Made

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This Asare bench would be the perfect solution for a hallway or porch area as it has a handy coat rack joined on to it. The velvet and brass combination is also very stylish and it comes in three beautiful shades: grey, green and navy blue.

Curly sheepskin bench, £695, The White Company

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You’ll want to reach out and touch this sheepskin bench as it looks so comfortable and soft! With sturdy wooden legs, this is for sure a robust piece of furniture that’s going to stand out in any space.

Rattan Lara bench, £295, Ella James 

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Incorporate a natural, cool scandi style into your home with the rattan Lara bench. It is made from durable rattan and finished with charcoal grey iron legs. Adorn with a throw to make it a bit more comfortable.

Read more: Everything you need to know before buying a new sofa

Milan fabric bench, £119, Dunelm

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Add a dose of sunshine to your living room with this yellow fabric bench from Dunelm. If you’re intending to use your bench as a regular seat, choosing a design with arms is a good idea as it means you can lean on one side rather than sitting up right.

Cowhide storage bench, £329, Maisons du Monde

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For a rustic, industrial-style space this cowhide covered bench is a stylish choice. What’s better is that its got a lot of storage space underneath so you can store your living room essentials such as extra cushions and throws.

Valerie ottoman bench, £199, Cult Furniture

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Pink is still a big hit with interior lovers and we’re sure that this pink velvet bench will be a winner for many a home! It stands on elegant brass legs and opens up to reveal lots of storage space.

 

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