The same quirky white bar stool is featured in a modern setting accompanying a fresh and cheerful kitchen decorated in tones of white steel and with a few strong green and red accents.
Basically the first thing you need to think about is in what space the bar stools will be going. This will provide a perfect starting point in your search. Will they be at the kitchen island and be used every day many times a day? Or will they be tucked away in the basement kitchenette for the occasional holiday party?
Fabric is definitely one of the easiest ways to bring in color and pattern into a space with bar stools. (Spaces that typically may be short on both of those design aspects.) Fabric bar stools tend to be comfortable and pretty although probably the hardest to clean.
Versatility is the main characteristic of the Hay About A Stool. This piece of furniture is the result of the collaboration between Hee Welling and Hay. The stool is simple functional and able to adapt to just about any environment.
When you’ve got little people around the house you really need a bar stool that will make things easy and safe for them. These metal stools provide a step up for little legs and a high back for safe sitting. Plus those microfiber seats will be easy for you to clean at the end of the day.
You can’t go wrong with metal and wood. Whether your kitchen is a rustic beauty or an industrial haven these bar stools will bring it all your elements together perfectly.
Nothing blends in quite like acrylic and bar stools made this way are no exception. This adds a sleek contemporary almost commercial feel to the bar space. Even if the bar stool is the only color in the entire neutral space it can be enough to add fresh life and personality.
A good strategy is to pair white with more white. So if you have a kitchen with white cabinetry and a white island then perhaps a set of white bar stools would be the right choice in such a case.
Because bar stools are a taller seating piece they tend to be noticeable. A glossy modern stool or three can go a long way toward making an entire area feel more contemporary if that is your aim.
Wood plastic fiberglass. What your bar stool seat is made of can be anything really. Not that this fact makes your decision any easier. But if you’re stuck think about practicality if you want to be able to wipe it clean something non-upholstered might be the way to go.
Fabric as opposed to leather tends to be a little bit more versatile. It comes in many different textures not to mention the array of colors and patterns. Also fabric is easier to work with. Fabric-upholstered furniture in this case bar stools make a space feel more casual and thus more comfortable and inviting. But their rusticity can be toned down by incorporating various accessories into their design or by pairing them with certain types of furniture or certain colors and materials.
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.
Counter-height tables are less common and their style is more casual. This allows them to create a more relaxed atmosphere which could be good for certain types of spaces. Also they work well in small spaces since they appears to be taking less space because of their height and shape. You can use them in the kitchen where they would double as prep spaces.
Another rustic bar stool with a more casual vibe is this one from Bella Rustica. The lively color and hand-tooled leather accent down the middle add special details to this piece as does the nailhead trim. For those who prefer a backrest on their bar stool this counter-height stool from Go Home has a slim profile and spare back. The more substantial wood construction makes this a good choice for a casual living space.
Green Gables Furniture has this Steel Traditions Crestone Swivel Barstool that features leather seat. Lapped seams across the cushion add strength and the old-fashioned steel base has a characteristic round foot rail. A little color goes a long way in enhancing the wood of these rustic bar stools. Perfect for a rustic industrial or casual living space these seats from Horizon Home have a subtle streak of green that adds a reclaimed feel to the pieces.