Otto & Ben Folding Smart Lift Toy Box Chest

Last updated date: April 1, 2020

DWYM Score
9.6

Otto & Ben Folding Smart Lift Toy Box Chest

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Overall Take

Store all your toys, blankets and anything else you might want out-of-sight in your living room with the Otto & Ben Folding Smart Lift Toy Box Chest. The large interior space of this ottoman lets you hold a lot of things while keeping them out of site. In our analysis of 9 expert reviews, the Otto & Ben Otto & Ben Folding Smart Lift Toy Box Chest placed 1st when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
0.0
1 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.6
1,591 user reviews
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What experts liked
Once you bring this toy organizer home, your child has 30 by 15 by 15 inches of space to store their favorite toys. That is a lot of room for them to use. Then the fabric exterior keeps their room looking nice while making the box attractive to look at.
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What experts didn't like

From The Manufacturer

These multi purpose ottomans are bench, storage and footrest all in one; Padded with premium comfort foam, cushion top makes these ottomans super comfortable for sitting while premium tweed fabric adds lush and modern look and feel to you interior whether in bedroom, living room, entryway or kids' playroom. Setup is easy and intuitive and once set, its sturdy construction gives stable support while modern minimalistic design will charm any interior decor furniture without being loud.

Overall Product Rankings

Otto & Ben Folding Smart Lift Toy Box Chest
1. Otto & Ben Folding Smart Lift Toy Box Chest
Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 1
NISUNS Folding Storage Ottoman Cube
2. NISUNS Folding Storage Ottoman Cube
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 0
Ornavo Home Foldable Tufted Storage Ottoman Bench
3. Ornavo Home Foldable Tufted Storage Ottoman Bench
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 1
HomePop Button Tufted Round Storage Ottoman
4. HomePop Button Tufted Round Storage Ottoman
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 1
SONGMICS Folding Ottoman Storage Bench
5. SONGMICS Folding Ottoman Storage Bench
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 2
Seville Classics Foldable Storage Ottoman, 2-Pack
6. Seville Classics Foldable Storage Ottoman, 2-Pack
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 1
BIRDROCK HOME Braided Knit Round Pouf Ottoman
7. BIRDROCK HOME Braided Knit Round Pouf Ottoman
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 1
Nathan James Payton Foldable Storage Ottoman Cube
8. Nathan James Payton Foldable Storage Ottoman Cube
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 1
YOUDENOVA Folding Storage Ottoman Bench
9. YOUDENOVA Folding Storage Ottoman Bench
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 0
Rotot Unstuffed Pouf Ottoman Cover
10. Rotot Unstuffed Pouf Ottoman Cover
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 0

An Overview On Ottomans

The ottoman is a piece of living room furniture that can accent your couch, sit nicely in the corner while storing your throw blankets or even act as a spare seat or a temporary coffee table when you need the surface space.

Ottomans are often lightweight so they can easily be grabbed and used where you need them. Maybe you’re on the edge of the couch and would like to rest your feet, you can move it to that position. A guest comes over and you need an extra seat for them in the living room, grab the ottoman and arrange it in a good position to sit on and offer them the comfy couch seat. Whatever it is that you end up using the ottoman for, you are sure to add value to your living room setup by adding one.

Ottomans will often be found with a removable lid that allows you to store things within them. This function is critical when you think of the fact that you always have some small amount of clutter that seems to find its way onto your coffee table or living room end-tables. An ottoman can hold some magazines or remotes, or maybe a few of your throw blankets that don’t have a home when they’re not draped on the back of the couch. If you have specific items you think you might store in your new ottoman, it’s a good idea to measure them and make sure the ottoman will be sufficiently large to do the job.

Cushioning and style are the next major categories for figuring out which ottoman is right for you. A tufted cloth ottoman can complement one style of the living room while a leather or faux-leather ottoman might suit another decor much better. If you have a small space and it seems likely that people will sit on the ottoman regularly, focus on more comfortable units that have good cushioning.

DWYM Fun Fact

As you might have guessed, the ottoman was originally found in the Ottoman Dynasty, where it was common to have low wooden structures in the main living quarters of a home that would be piled up with cushions and blankets to act as seating. This was in lieu of couches though, and the ottomans would often encompass all the exterior walls of the rooms so there was seating for many people and they would all be able to face inwards toward each other.

The Ottoman Buying Guide

  • Know in advance where your ottoman will live.
  • Height matters if you are using it as a footrest or a seat. If your ottoman will sit in front of your lounge chair, be sure the height of the ottoman is equal to or even a slight bit higher than your chair-seat height.
  • For ottomans that will be used as seats by children, you can go with a shorter model. If many adults will be sitting on it though, you might want to consider how awkward a short seat would be for some of them and err on the side of a taller model.
  • If you have wooden flooring, put a product like a felt pad under the ottoman’s feet so it doesn’t scratch up your floor when you move it around.