bench stories

 
At first glance, this bench that lights up strikes us as a little ridiculous. Unless you're looking for "future-y in the cheesiest way possible" look for your sitting area, you might want to pass. But then again, there's a...
 
The Long Chair, created by Schemata Architecture in Tokyo, is devilishly simple: take a single tube of stainless steel and bend it into a chair profile over and over. Stack enough of these chair outlines side by side, and...