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Furniture Glossary: Seating

Seating is a catchall term for furniture pieces that can be used like a chair but also have a dual purpose. Back to Furniture Glossary

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The simplest of furniture, these armless, backless multi-person seats probably date back to the beginning of civilization. While couches and chairs take the lion's share of attention in the furniture world, benches are versatile, which makes them an excellent answer to many decorating needs at home. Image courtesy of Erinn Valencich

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