This slatted bench, made in the 1960’s, is without doubt a perennial mid century classic that never goes out of style. The darling of interior designers, It is wonderfully versatile and can find a niche in any part of your home. In the hallway or utility room these benches are a stylish way to house bags and shoes. Even in the bathroom they make chic seats or simply a dry place for your towels and dressing gown. Consider putting it under a window. They can be a neat window seat for a living room or conservatory and can also double nicely as a coffee table. For bedrooms, this small bench could be a smart addition at the foot of the bed for example. There really are just so many ways to incorporate this beautiful piece of furniture into your home.
This particular bench was made in the USA in the style of George Nelson. The beauty of this piece is the simplicity of the design. It is neat with strong slats over slim but sturdy tapered legs. Made from a gorgeous walnut, the wood has a good clear grain throughout and lovely tones. Here at Mid-Century Online, we have restored this slatted bench back to it’s original glory. It is in excellent condition.