Benches – beauty knows no pain

Clearly we do prefer cushioned soft seats with back rests to wooden seating or seating with no back rest. So why would we want to take a look at furniture with missing comfort? It’s the long shape with it’s horizontal oriented lines that can contribute to architecture without limiting the spatial perception. Particularly in big rooms the sculptural character can gain significance. Further on they are useful to us in areas where we change our wardrobe. They also offer us an opportunity to hold on for a moment. So let’s check up on some furniture that we haven’t looked at to wipe away the memory of the wooden backrest pressing in our spine in church.