Object of Desire – Krobo bench

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The Krobo bench.

The Krobo bench.

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This multipurpose bench features a raised edge that allows it to accommodate stackable accessories, such as trays and drawers.

This multipurpose bench features a raised edge that allows it to accommodate stackable accessories, such as trays and drawers.

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This sleek, modernist item is a must for those who can’t help rearranging the living room.

This sleek, modernist item is a must for those who can’t help rearranging the living room.

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The bench is available in two lengths and heights.

The bench is available in two lengths and heights.

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Available in walnut or oak.

Available in walnut or oak.

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Krobo bench in walnut.

Krobo bench in walnut.

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Is it a bench or is it a shelf? It’s both – or whatever you need it to be. Designed in 1960 by Tobjorn Afdal and an instant classic in Norway, this multipurpose bench features a raised edge that allows it to accommodate stackable accessories, such as trays and drawers. Available in walnut or oak and in two lengths and heights, this sleek, modernist item is a must for those who can’t help rearranging the living room. Available through Karakter from $1,985 (for the bench only). 


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