Here is a beautiful bench to add to nearly any location in your home. Great in front of the bed in the master bedroom, as a coffee table, or as a centerpiece in the entryway, the simplicity of this bench is its appeal.

Knockout: Room & Board’s Nelson Platform Bench in Maple, by Herman Miller. Available in 3 different lengths and outfitted with squared black legs, this beautiful wood bench is a functional piece of art. Purchase the 48″W x 18″D bench and it’ll set you back $849.00 plus $129.00 shipping.

Knockoff: LexMod’s George Nelson Style 4′ Platform Bench with Natural Wood Finish. Also 48″W, this bench adds 1″ of depth to the seat for a comfortable 19″D. With the same wood finish and black wooden legs, this knockoff is a cut above the rest. Priced at just $299.00 with free shipping, this reproduction of the original George Nelson bench is well worth considering.

Savings: $679.00 or 69%

Knockout Knockoffs: Herman Miller George Nelson Platform Bench