This traditional chair is working hard, holding a framed picture, a stack of books and a goldfish bowl!
This small silver footstool provides a nice surface for whatever you need next to the bathtub.
This eccentric stool adds print and texture to this spare bathroom, as well as the perfect perch for a glass of Cabernet.
A ceramic Chinese garden stool adds a dry space to keep your towel, preventing you from dripping all over the floor when you get out.
This versatile modern stool can move all around the room wherever you need it, and doesn't look like clutter in this minimalist bathroom.
This elegant little upholstered footstool is just the right piece for this eclectic bathroom.
Nesting tables can be stored compactly when you need more room, or pulled out when you're ready for a soak.
Carry a dressing table chair over to the tub when you need the extra surface...
...then tuck it under the counter when you don't.
You may want to add an extra chair that sits next to the tub permanently. Whether you need to help little ones wash their hair or you need a spot for your towel, a chair like this adds an eclectic touch and a jolt of color.
This is just a gratuitous "Can you believe that view or that black mosaic tub?" shot.
A simple plant stand is there when you need it within reach and provides a spot for a fragrant herb when you're not soaking.
Here a small end table is used. Judging from what's on it, this looks like it's going to be a bath for two.
If you're planning your bathroom from scratch, consider adding a shelf within reach.