ISSUE 75  |  Travels with an Editor: Paris

Design Sleuth: The Red Bench

June 04, 2013 3:30 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla

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We spotted this red bench in the gift shop at Stockholm’s Rosendals TrädgÃ¥rd via Elle Interior, but it would be equally at home in your garden (or ours), especially in a shady spot that could use a dash of color.

Above: Photograph by Petra Bindel. The classic bistro bench, with a metal frame and slats, invites you to recline at an angle perfect for drowsing in the sun.

Above: A 59-inch-long Louisiane Bench from Fermob has 24 galvanized steel slats, is rust resistant, and comes with a three-year guarantee; it is $741 from French Bistro Furniture.

Want to see more of our favorite outdoor benches? See 10 Easy Pieces: Romantic Benches for Two.