Friday, November 29, 2013

Where the little people live on 'Robert'

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Quiet little plaza with autumn colours

At the Rio Grande gorge bridge

V nice coffee in fact!

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Milwaukee bench with drum sticks

With the rather fancy Art Museum behind, with it's 'wings' already closed for the night.

Sunday, August 04, 2013

More in Boulder

Thought this was a nice "floating" one!

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Monday, July 15, 2013

RHS Garden Harlow Carr

 In the lovely Alpine House

Hidden among the herbaceous plants

 A fairly ordinary couple of benches, but what a lovely setting.
Curved bench plus occupant.

 Boomerang bench

 A very formal bench
Coronation Bench for HM QEII

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

This year there was yet again a wonderful collection of benches at the RHS HCPFS.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Strawbery Banke NH

 This little bench was hidden under the bushes with other fairy sized furniture, but it had still been squashed!

A swing bench on the porch.
Leafy bench under the bay window
 Under a shady pergola
 A niche bench
 This bench saw lots of use at it was a warm day at Strawbery Banke
 Must be the fisherman's bench
Bench in memoriam

Monday, June 03, 2013

St Gaudens National Historic Site

 Farragut Memorial by Auguste St Gaudens includes benches for people to sit on.
 This curved bench is in a part of the garden surrounded by a high yew hedge and is sheltered from any wind.
Near by St Gaudens private studio, his brother designed this bench using replicas of Roman reliefs as end pieces.

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Manchester NH

This bench is at the Zimmerman House (Frank Lloyd Wright)
And this one is at the Currier Museum: Bench 1989 by Howard Ben Tré (cut glass with gilded brass)

Friday, May 31, 2013

Around Boston

 The Fireman's Bench - occupied
 StrataForm Bench by Spagnolo Gisness and Associates, Boston (Brian Slozak & Mark D. Gabriel)

Find out more about these two benches here
Knot Bench by Joseph Chun Jr., Natalie Fizer, Sutton Murray, Emily Stevenson, Pillow Culture
Sam Maloof's Settee, 1975 walnut at the Museum of Fine Art, Boston

Arnold 'Red' Auerbach's bench - Boston Celtic's Coach
The l   o    n    g  bench

Sunday, May 26, 2013