I think that two of these with a table in the middle would be a good replacement for our window bench upstairs. The only way I would do this is if the table would be able to drop down flush with the bench seats to turn this into cool kind of daybed.
Traditional style is the most timeless and common you'll find when shopping for a storage bench. These are almost always wooden models, with arms, backs, and carved details. Our example here features dual hinged lids and an arched back.