Another type is the counter height stool. These have the ideal height for a 36-39” high counter top. They are around 24-27” high and they’re also great to have on their own for extra seating. These are commonly used for kitchen or bar counters.
In traditional or rustic interiors however the accent is not as much on the sophisticated looks as it is on the way an element matches everything else around it and on the way it integrates in the whole décor composition.
This Tolix replica stool may differ a bit from the original but it definitely keeps the beauty and elegance intact. It offers a simple and affordable way to add a bit of industrial character to a kitchen basement or living space.
The curves of the Onda barstool give it a very sophisticated look and that’s because the overall design is very simple. The white version is particularly attractive but the stool comes in a variety of other colors.
Since black is such a versatile color that basically work great with all other shades it’s safe to say that black bar stools can look beautiful in any kind of décor as long as the style is the right one. These ones look pretty nice here in this basement.
The Tulip chair has always been stylish and it never really lost its charm. It has a round leather seat and a swivel base. This iconic chair was is a creation of Eero Saarinen who designed it out of fiberglass and gave it a truly timeless shape.
When you think metal stool these vintage chairs might come to mind. Thankfully they make them in bar stool height for farmhouse kitchens and industrial styling. Speaking of industrial there are some really good industrial style bar stools like this black beauty. It’s iron features will blend seamlessly with the other black accents you have in your home.
The Napoleon is a backless bar stool with an antique white finish and a rather traditional design. It’s the type of bar stool that can integrate well in traditional and Scandinavian interiors. This farmhouse kitchen is another lovely option.
The list of black bar stools continues with a design that’s simple and contemporary. Called Churchill this piece is a creation of Uhuru Design and ever since it appeared back in 2012 it has become a stylish addition to contemporary homes that balance style and function in a natural way.
For vintage-modern interiors a different type of design is required and the Rutland counter stool definitely has it. It has a strong metal frame and a few gentle curves that soften its industrial appearance.
Black is the go-to color when nothing else seems to fit or when you’re trying to create a timeless and simple design without standing out. The Cut stool by Gudmundur Ludvik is a safe choice although it does have plenty of character. It has a frame made of aluminum which makes it lightweight and easy to operate.
Similarly these spare metal bar stools are topped with a wooden seat that has splashes of color that also evoke a recycled feel. Whether or not you use them with the matching bar they will inject some subtle color into your kitchen or bar area.
The Marcello Counter Stools are upholstered and have comfortable backrests but even though the designs suggests the presence of armrests they’re not a feature of this design. Also the height is not adjustable. As far as style goes these stools coordinate well with traditional designs.
This is the same Onda bar stools featured in a different setting. The white combines well with the surrounding décor keeping the ambiance airy fresh and sophisticated.
Bar stools are pretty controversial not exactly something you’d expect for something so common and widely used. They’ve become a must-have for a lot of modern and contemporary kitchens and then of course we have the bars and man caves that make the most of them. There’s a surprisingly big number of variations related to the design and structure of the bar stool. A common debate is the choice between backless bar stools and those with backrests. Each type has its own pros and cons.