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.
The Century chair by Marcel Wanders is produced in two versions: a lounge armchair and a dining chair. Both versions are equally elegant with black sculptural feet that bend backward and a short and classy backrest.
Bar stools don’t have to be basic. There are many stylish ways to provide seating for your friends and family at a bar or counter in your home. Whether you choose one with a back or without you can find lots of options for modern bar stools rustic bar stools and everything in between.
If not usually you risk getting bar stools that are too high for your kitchen counter. For example although these classic Tolix stools complement this island really well they seem a bit too high for it. This means you’d be sacrificing comfort.
After going through two styles dominated by rough designs and rather bland colors we now redirect our attention towards the mid-century modern designs which incorporate a little bit more colors bold shades as well as more delicate and subtle looks. They maintain a timeless design and have a classical allure but they also tend to be more graphical and modern. When talking about bar stools this translates as sleek and simplistic creations often featuring dynamic colors in order to become a focal point in the overall décor.
If kids are in the picture you’ll definitely want to weigh more heavily those characteristics such as sturdiness (to prevent their accidentally tipping over) durability and ease of cleaning. Of course if the bar stools will be used exclusively (or at least primarily) by adults you can afford to safely go with lower backs more delicate stability and swivel options.