Take a Seat! 25 Fabulously Chic Benches, Stools & Ottomans You’ll Love

The spring High Point market offered lots of gorgeous seating options. In this post I share 25 of my favorite design finds.

Fabric: Linen, Cotton and Velvet

Glamour angles - geometric inspired ottoman. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

8055 Ada Ottoman – Theodore Alexander

Geometrically chic polished brass ottoman with velvet upholstered seat.

Art Deco inspired chevron patterned bench. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

8056 Oxford Ottoman – Theodore Alexander

Elegant turquoise and sapphire-hued ottoman finished in gold-leafed steel with frame and upholstery inspired by an Art Deco original by Jean Michel Frank. A pair of which recently sold for $100,000.

Mythically inspired empire period with contemporary greek key fabric bench. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

8053 Nob Hill Stool – Theodore Alexander

One of the standout pieces at the High Point Market was this stunning hand-carved maple upholstered stool which was inspired by an ancient Curule Tabouret.

Voluptuous hour-glass stools with nailhead trim. |The Decorating Diva, LLC

105-00 Cinched Hassock – Exclusive to Ambella Home

This velvet hassock features an hourglass shape, and is raised on four low square feet. Nailhead trim is standard on these ottomans. Upholstery details: Covered in 6042-54, pattern Tibet, color Azure. This cut and uncut velvet woven in the United States depicts a chevron Ikat pattern in blue and golds. Overall Dimensions – 20”w x 20”d x 20”h.

Three-leaf clover form ottoman. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

32 C Prism Ottoman – Wesley Hall Furniture

Pretty three-leaf clover shaped ottoman in navy with stunning orange piping. Dimensions: 39″W x 41″D x 17″H

Orange upholstered long bench on stainless steel base.  | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Camden Bench – Braxton Culler with Libby Langdon Upholstery

Beautiful long bench with a classic silhouette that exudes a fun, fresh and modern appeal. Another multi-purpose accent furniture piece that serves as seating and as a serving/entertaining surface.

Geometric inspiration surrounds this chic bench style storage black and white ottoman. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Raegan Storage Ottoman – The Kristin Drohan Collection

Black and white geometric patterned bench style storage ottoman that can pull double duty as a multi-functioning decor piece in the form of a chic cocktail table. Dimensions 36”W x 41”D x 18”H.

Dog motif metal frame bench with comfy, casual linen cushion. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

7.80063 Bow Wow Bench – Studio A by Global Views

Charming, and stylishly eccentric. I adore this dog-centric bench with doggy paws as the feet and adorable Retriever heads anchoring the comfy linen cushion. Dimensions 22.5″L x 17″W x 16.5″H

Traditional brass frame bench in classic orange multi-hued fabric. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

7079 Gilbert Bench – Currey & Company

A timeless classic, this bench is upholstered in #FO83 Reflection Pool (colorway) in the Earl Grey pattern and framed in wrought iron finished in a luxe gold leaf. Dimensions 45”W x 17.5”D x 19”H

Refined Hollywood glam. This ottoman is dressed in a luxe blue velour sitting atop a sophisticated metal base. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

#9488 Vixen Metal-base Ottoman – CR Laine

Refined Hollywood glam. This ottoman’s large square cushion dressed in a luxe blue velour, aptly named “Posh Ink,” rests gracefully atop a sophisticated and glamorous brass base. Dimensions: 49″W x 49″D x 19.5″H

Striking blue "X" ottoman with sophisticated and plush pearl/cream colored upholstery.. | The  Decorating Diva, LLC

#9167 Essex Ottoman – CR Laine

Colorful classic “X” base ottoman upholstered in Viva Porcelain – a plush, chunky woven with a tight weaved zigzag texture. Ottoman base finish in Benjamin Moore’s Symphony Blue BM# 2060-10. Dimensions: 32.5W x 20.5D x 18.5H in.

Elegant neo-classic inspired bench with Parisian flair. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

106-00 Rive Gauche Bench– Ambella Home

This neoclassical form has been reinterpreted with walnut finished Gmelina veneers and embossed Shagreen leather. Ferrules and stretchers are antique brass. The bench is topped with a boxed seat cushion. Upholstery Details: Covered in 5003-34, Pattern Morning Glory, color Turquoise. A bias striped linen embroidered with stripes of leafy vines and appliqued felted flowers. Dimensions: W 24” x D 16” x H 20”.

Chic art deco inspired cocktail ottoman. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Benisson Cocktail Ottoman N1901 – Bernhardt Furniture

Corrugated cast metal slab leg with a bronzy finish. Plush upholstery with softened lines, in a high-texture smoky grey faux-mohair. Dimensions : 54″W x 36″ D x 18″ H.


Hermes orange ottoman with acrylic legs. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

101-00 Lana Bench – Ambella Home

This chic and contemporary leather bench was inspired by a vintage piece found in Palm Beach. The orange leather rolled top appears to float on tall tapered acrylic legs. Covered in 9008-83, Stargo Leather in color orange. Dimensions: 35″w x 18″d x 18″h .

Damask embossed leather oval bench. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

580-27-1 Oval Ottoman with Walnut Base – Exclusive to Ambella Home

This small oval ottoman is perfect as a bench, cocktail ottoman, or anywhere additional seating is needed. The upholstered oval top is mounted on a wood base veneered with American walnut and four tapering legs. The intricate details on this leather ottoman, handcrafted in upstate New York, are achieved through the painstaking process of embossing the damask pattern first, then hand coloring and gilding the leather followed by the final step which is embossing the leather a second time with a quilted pattern. Overall dimensions – 30” w x 18”d x 20”h. 9019-35 Ottoman color and finish:Venetian Palace, color Spearmint.

Smoked Gray tufted leather bench. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

BOS48 Bossa Nova Bench – Marge Carson

This elegant tufted leather bench in an alluring smoke gray adds a timeless appeal to any room it sits in.

Sexy, sophisticated suede banded brass cube. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

DS2001 Elis Stool – Windsor Smith for Arteriors

Hand-woven moss-gray suede in basket weave pattern over polished brass frame offers a contempory, sophisticated and sexy silhoutte. Dimensions: 18.5W X 18D X 18W.

Chanel purse inspired ottoman/cocktail table. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Mademoiselle Ottoman – The Kristin Drohan Collection

According to Kristin, “This piece was inspired by a Chanel handbag and is also a part of the Fashion Collection. To further the French influence we also did it in a quatrefoil shape. This gorgeous ottoman was upholstered in black leather that we quilted in our facility. We then added a unique chain nail head detail. This blew up social media after its launch at High Point market. ” Dimensions 40″W x 40″D x 18.5″ H

Lovely leather topped bench with charming spindle legs. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Lakehouse Lounging Bench – Dunes and Duchess

Detail view of this enchanting bench made from “solid wood steam bent maple and maple spindle bench that promotes lounging from either side.” Custom colors and upholstery available.

Black leather tufted round ottoman. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Tufted Ottoman – DwellStudio

Versatile and stylish, the tufted ottoman wrapped in a sublime black leather offers chic multi-tasking as both seating and a serving surface. Dimensions: 36″ in diameter.

Fashion inspired faux shagreen leather storage ottoman. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Churchill Ottoman – Studio A by Global Views

Compact, yet brimming with loads of cosmopolitan style. This storage ottoman is upholstered in a faux shagreen embossed leather with a suede cloth interior and sits splendidly upon a square brass base.

Fleece or Synthetic Fleece

Grey Lamb Hide on acrylic legs - chic stool. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

102-00 Ethereal Ottoman – Ambella Home

An acrylic, hourglass shaped base supports a slip seated cushion on this small scale bench. The acrylic base gives the illusion of a floating ottoman. Perfect for additional seating or bunched together as a cocktail ottoman. W 16” x D 16” x H 19”. Pattern 9020-93 Grey Tibetan Lamb Hide.

Exotic ottomon: Equestrian inspired carved legs with Tibetan wool seat. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

CC1140 Finn Ottoman from the Cyrus Collection – van Collier Designs.

Tibetan wool covered ottoman sits on three carved horse hoof legs. Measures 20? diameter x 19? high. Custom sizes and finishes available.

Hollywood glam inspired fleece covered ottoman. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Cody Ottoman – The Kristin Drohan Collection

According to Kristin this piece came about from inspiration close to home, “After recently adopting a 5 yr old Coton de tulear, …I was inspired to create a piece that reminded me of him.” Dimensions: 40″W x 26″D x 19?H.

Acrylic bench covered with sand colored wool/fleece. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Ambrosia Chair – B. Pila

Though a chair, I thought it would be a perfect “faux” bench addition to a room given it’s floating in air appearance. Placed against a wall this chair wood, acrylic and wool upholstered artistic confection would appear to be a levitating bench held up by one curved leg.