Nelson Platform Bench - Metal Legs

Dimensioned drawings of the Nelson Platform Bench with Metal Legs showing front, side, and plan views

The Nelson Platform Bench with Metal Legs is a multi-functional rectangular midcentury bench that can be used flexible as a seat, as a table, or as a supporting base as necessary. Designed by George Nelson in 1946, the Nelson Platform Bench is constructed using finger-jointed solid maple or walnut connections and is set on slender chrome legs. A design variation with trapezoidal wooden legs is also available.

Larger and smaller variations of the Nelson Platform Bench with Metal Legs drawn in front and plan views

The Nelson Platform Bench comes in three lengths: a short bench of 48” (121.9 cm), mid-sized at 60” (152.4 cm), and a long length of 72” (182.9 cm). The bench has a height of 14” (35.6 cm) with a depth of 18.5” (47 cm).


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14” | 36 cm
18.5” | 47 cm
48"-72” | 122-183 cm

Length (Small): 48.0” | 122 cm
Length (Medium): 60.0” | 152 cm
Length (Large): 72.0” | 183 cm

Maple or walnut slats; chrome metal legs
George Nelson

Drawings include:
Nelson Platform Bench - Metal Legs front elevation, front (man sitting), side, plan, front/plan (long), front/plan (short)


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Benches are long seats designed to sit multiple people simultaneously. The most basic bench is one without a back, but common benches seen in public areas and parks usually have arm and back rests. Benches are versatile pieces of furniture and may be used in both outdoor or indoor environments.