Whether it has an x-base or is fully upholstered, small benches and ottomans are a great addition to the end of a bed or in seating arrangements. Providing an extra perch or a place for a bag or throw, they serve a smart dual function role. Small pieces were aplenty at High Point Market, and here is a round up of some favorite pairs for bunching and to use stand-alone pieces.
A pair of white Consulate x-base benches in turquoise upholstery at Century Furniture.
Slatted x-base Rockwell benches at Century that feel very Spanish in derivation.
Century's upholstered Canter Ottoman with nail head trim and tapered leg.
A diminutive low footstool at Hickory Chair.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard from Sherrill has these cut corner upholstered benches with cushioned tops and storage inside. All I could think of is that they would make the best dog beds for a pair of dogs.
Wesley Hall had an upholstered pair of curved ottomans, version 75, with skirted base.
Bernhardt's wooden base bench with leather top is very French 40s.
Resembling highly coveted vintage finds, Drexel Heritage had the Eve Ottomans. Tufted, upholstered stunners with an arched leg merge the best of old and new.
Thibault Furniture's Preston Ottoman with a cushion top and bamboo ridged white leg are perfect for country and coastal settings.
Ralph Lauren Home's classic x-benches with tight seat and nailheads in a blue fabric.
A pair of 69W Parsons-style upholstered and tufted x-benches from Wesley Hall have got it going on with contrast trim.
Upholstered in a graphic geometric fabric with orange trim.
Mr. Brown debuted a quatrefoil tufted ottoman with contrast trim on bobbin legs and casters that sits next to an upholstered clean-lined one with button tufting, both in natural linen.
Studio A had a metal bench with an x-base and dog head finials called The Bow Wow Bench.
In a zippy red, Arteriors x-base upholstered Tennyson Bench with nail head border is a plush option.