You know that empty space in your living room that you just aren't sure what to do with? Our bet is it probably just needs a good bench. Same goes for your entryway and bedroom! One of the most pragmatic and versatile pieces of furniture you can purchase, a bench is a workhorse of the home décor world. Scroll to see 19 of our favorites that promise to kick your interior design up a notch.
World Market Blue Beer Garden Dining Bench ($140)
George Nelson for Herman Miller Nelson Platform Bench ($949 and up)