An indispensable element for enjoying the garden on a particularly splendid day, the garden bench has been given an extra dose of style. Now in an array of different designs and intriguing natural materials like basalt, travertine and even sustainable hardwood – a good bench can transform any area from drab to fab. Here are a few benches from boutique design studio Stone Forest:
The contemporary Sienna Bench in silver or beige travertine are slabs cut from large masses of natural stone with a clean and contemporary Italian style. The integrity of travertine gives Stone Forest carvings a radiant mass or presence not realized using man-made materials such as cement or cast stone.