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Benches

Take a seat for the cure

DWR has 10 limited-edition Florence Knoll Benches (donated by Knoll) for auction, and all proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation.

“On Thursday, October 25, nine auctions will be held at nine DWR Studios across the country. The proceeds will go to the local chapter of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation, so your donation will benefit your community. Auctions will take place at the following DWR Studios:

* Bethesda, Maryland
* Chicago, Illinois (North Ave)
* Dallas, Texas
* Newport Beach, California
* New York, New York (Flatiron)
* Portland, Oregon
* Princeton, New Jersey
* San Francisco, California (Potrero Hill)
* South Beach, Florida

Online bidding for one bench will begin October 16 and conclude October 25. All proceeds from the online auction will benefit the national chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.”

Osorom Bench/Table

This would require a bit more money out of the bank than most other coffee tables, but it’s amazing, so it makes sense that it has a higher price point.

“This incredible design from Grcic features a lozenge-shaped object in white Hirek technopolymer; the cut outs create a magnificent spatial dimension and lightness with the piece. Perfect as a bench or a large surface like a coffee table – and, it can be used outdoors!”

measures 47.25″ diameter x 13.75″ height

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Purchase Information:

Price: $1,673.00
Availability: Buy Osorom Bench/Table here

K-bench by Vange

I love the newspaper bench- it can be custom made from your favorite daily news…

“K-bench is an innovative combination of design and materials. Honeycomb structured it can be expanded and contracted into different shapes according to your need. Made from polypropylene it is only 16cm thick when contracted and can extend to 3 metres in length, available in white, grey and orange. Also available is a newspaper version handmade to order out of whatever newspaper you like.”

16-300L x 43H x 64.7D
(thanks Koen!)
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More information:

View K-bench by Vange here

in-side bench or side table

Nice look for a nice price. Plus, it’s green.

“in-side is part of a series of modular green products created from recycled and sustainable materials. It is designed to be used as a conventional bench or side table and can used alone or in multiples. in-side is constructed of recycled double corrugated cardboard laminated with non-toxic glue with edges of tempered hardboard.”

16″ long x 10.5″ deep x 15″ high

Purchase Information:

Price: $225.00
Availability: Buy in-side bench or side table here

Arbor Tandem Loveseat

While I’m not crazy about seatbelts being used for items other than what they were intended for, I do think this particular application is nicely executed and somewhat appropriate.

“The loveseat redefined – modernized and streamlined for your contemporary lifestyle. Solid maple wood and post-industrial automotive seatbelts are the basis for this seat designed by Peter Danko, an early founder of Eco-Modernism. Made with non-toxic water based adhesives.”

8 different wood stains available

33″ tall x 47.5″ wide x 20″ deep

Purchase Information:

Price: $985.00
Availability: Buy Arbor Tandem Loveseat here

Flat Bench

This flat bench appears to float with it’s clear plexiglass feet.

“wooden and metal frame, elastic straps and multi-density
polyurethane foam. Removable cover in fabric and
leather/faux leather.”

86″l x 28″d x 16″h seat ht: 15″

Purchase Information:

Price: $4560
Availability: Buy Flat Bench here

Path seating

This is really for a business setting but it may work in the right residential space.

Purchase Information:

Price: $695-$1,145
Availability: Buy Path seating here

Monacca Zabuton Wooden Seat Cushion

Innovative cushion that is made from Japanese cedar and filled with agglomerated cork for a little give. Can be used on the floor or stacked in multiples for a stool.

Color: Natural (light wood) or brown (stained, dark wood).

Size: 2.5″h x 15.5″w.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Lollipop Bench, Backless

The slightly undulating surface gives this bench a higher mark if not a bit more comfort.

“The playful Lollipop Bench is created with sturdy plate steel and ply-bent construction — requires less than one-eighth the amount of lumber needed for conventional wood furniture. Designer Peter Danko utilizes subtle contours to maximize comfortable lounging. Made with non-toxic water based adhesives.”

8 different wood stains available.

22.75″ long x 70″ wide x 17″ high

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,138.00
Availability: Buy Lollipop Bench, Backless here

Tree Trunk Bench

This interesting and thought-provoking piece is in the bar at the Hudson Hotel and is obviously a furniture piece that is reserved for a large space.

The chair backs are bronze and are inserted into the trunk (provided by you).

Delivery is approx 8 – 10 weeks from order.

notes: measurements will obviously vary – as shown in the photo, measurements are approx. 17.75″ diameter (log) x 157.5″ length x 39″ height of backs

Purchase Information:

Price: $6,714.00
Availability: Buy Tree Trunk Bench here

Botanist Bench in wood

The Botanist series combines the precision of minimal honest design with the beauty of nature. Each piece starts with a single piece of aluminum, which is precisely cut, bent, and faced with either a high impact powder coat or an epoxy coated real wood veneer.

A marine vinyl cushion is also available in a reversible white or gray combination.

Dimensions: 60″L x 18″D x 19″T
Materials: Aluminum, wood veneer, rubber.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1399
Availability: Buy Botanist Bench in wood here

Botanist Bench

Absolutely lovely. Clean lines and a precise silhouette make this bench a great buy.

“The Botanist series combines the precision of minimal honest design with the beauty of nature. Each piece starts with a single piece of aluminum, which is precisely cut, bent, and faced with either a high impact powder coat or an epoxy coated real wood veneer.
A marine vinyl cushion is also available in a reversible white or gray combination.”

60″L x 18″D x 19″T

Purchase Information:

Price: $1299.00
Availability: Buy Botanist Bench here

Air Bench

I like the bench, though I might be more likely to describe it as a bench with holes drilled into it rather than ‘circles of air’, but, hey, it sure sounds nicer…

“Architect Thomas Sandell breathes life into his wood with this impressive table design. Circles of air are sculpted into this endpiece, the perfect complement to its living, vibrant finish.”

available in white, grey & red

17 ¾”h x 37 ¾”w x 12 ½”d

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Fence Chair

Good fences make good neighbors, they say. And good chairs too, I suspect.

Purchase Information:

Price: $219.00
Availability: Buy Fence Chair here

webbed bench

Now on sale, the webbed bench would be great for any spare wall that could use a functional piece of furniture. It would be great in an entry room, library or living room.

“Modern design in blonde solid wood with black cotton webbing. Fully assembled.”
46.75″ x 16.5″ x 18″h.

Purchase Information:

Price: $199.00
Availability: Buy webbed bench here