Digging through the market’s myriad options for that perfect something—be it a big-ticket item or a small (but statement-making) detail—can be more than a bit overwhelming. That’s why we’ve done the hard work for you, scouring the globe for the best of the best: The Short List!
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Built for utility, these Shaker-inspired benches offer a modest-yet-chic addition to any space. Made of natural materials with minimal structural details, each is a sure to be a seating staple for years to come. With details like sweet scallops to and handsomely high backs, here are our top picks.
From $6,600. sawkille.com.
Originals Loveseat Bench
By L. Ercolani, $1,297. dwr.com.
Available through a designer. demiurgenewyork.com.
Bench With Black Back
Available through a designer. blackcreekmt.com.
White Oak and Butternut Windsor Settee
By Sawyer Made, $12,000. marchsf.com.
By Lundy. Available through a designer. fair-design.com.
Colt High-Back Settee
From $2,995. thosmoser.com.