Simple built-in to create a mudroom and/or storage anywhere from an entry, to kids room or in a laundry room by adding shelves or a deeper bench for sitting. Put drawers under bench or have the seat lift up to store things.
Project: Entryway Closet Makeover - The Reveal! Remove closet doors to make a hallway nook
Mud room Bench and closet Timeless - Transitional - Entry - London