When it comes to bar stool styles for our kitchen, choosing the right ones can seem challenging given so many options. But shopping for the perfect barstools doesn’t need to be complicated. In this article, you’ll discover ten styles that can work in almost every type of kitchen.
Bar Stool History & Popularity
Historically, bar stool origins date back to the 1930s to take full advantage of valuable real estate in front of bars. Often, pretty girls sat in them as eye candy to draw male patrons. Since then, the barstool went through numerous transformations and evolved into where they are today.
More so, with so many designs and shapes available, it’s often tricky selecting the perfect style for your home. With the kitchen island’s ever-growing popularity, bar stools made their way into our homes and our hearts. With the upsurge of kitchen islands, our homes needed the perfect chair that offered us the height and style we wanted.
Typically, most of us enjoy spending time around our kitchen islands when gathering with our families when grabbing a quick snack. The kitchen island quickly became the focal point of our kitchens with its many amenities and luxurious granite countertops.
Additionally, this is where we enjoy our stylish bar stools, especially for their comfort and ease of us. While we love them in kitchens, there are other areas where you can use them. Decorators now feature them in basement family rooms, a cozy accent nook or side table, and the trendy man cave.
With a wide range of styles and prices to choose from, bar stools will add style to any kitchen in your home. With that said, let’s take a look at some popular bar stool decor and options you’ll want to consider.
Backless Bar Stools
A trendy type of bar stool features a backless style widely popular and very comfortable. These types of bar stools come in an array of styles and shapes, including adjustable heights.
For example, this enchanting Saddle-Style by Copper Grove Barmstedt will transform any kitchen into pure lux. Its grey-brown rubberwood frame boasts traditional turned legs, an integrated footrest.
Plus, this saddle-style features a plush, padded, saddle-style seat, with a distinctive chrome nailhead trim lines. And the linen-style upholstered seat for a dash of cozy, luxe style. Reviewers love it saying the seats provide pure comfort and style to their kitchens!
Two Classic Styles To Consider
Another trendy style is this Copper Grove Bennery Backless Swivel Seat Bar Stool. With a classic design and reliable durability, this stool is an elegant addition to any kitchen or bar. The swivel seat features thick padding for lasting comfort. And the vinyl upholstery is easy to keep clean.
Another stylish are these Strick & Bolton Fulla Stainless Steel Square Barstools. Now, you can complete your contemporary decor with the functional Fulla barstool. They feature a stainless steel base and an adjustable base that swivels 360 degrees. Plus, a cushioned square seat top for comfort
Bar Stools with Backs
Before you decide which seating you prefer, it’s a good idea to consider all the options and styles first. Bar stools with backs are a wildly fashionable choice. Chairs with backs do offer more support but take up more space as well. They can add bulk more so than footage but make a stunning choice.
For example, this set of two Mayfield Contemporary Linen Barstools by Christopher Knight Home offer welcoming sophistication to any kitchen. These bar stools are a chic addition to any bar or kitchen area.
Plus, they feature rubberwood legs with H-frames that ensure a stable base. We love the understated beige upholstery as this set surely fits into most decor. With details like a nailhead trim and a curved back, you’ll find they are both charming and attractive. They offer lovely grace and traditional warmth.
If you have a contemporary kitchen, you can consider these Porch & Den Galena Chrome Adjustable Bar Stools. With over 1700 5-star reviews, folks rave about the beauty and elegance of these chairs.
The chrome-finished metal frame features a swiveling pedestal base, integrated footrest, and adjustable seat. Plus, you can choose from several upholstery colors to perfectly match your modern space.
Wicker – The Perfect Option For Indoors And Outdoors
Overall, wicker furniture blends beautifully with almost any decor inside or outside of our homes. Many opt for wicker bar stools both in and outdoors because it features striking warmth and elegant charm.
More so, wicker seating is very durable and easy to maintain. These sleek and chic Doris Outdoor Wicker Barstool by Christopher Knight Home make the perfect addition to any kitchen. Unique enough to stand out from the crowd, their sensible design works perfectly for the rough and tough kids as well.
Also, these Bali Natural Wicker Bar Stools fuses minimalism with South Asian bohemian design. Together, they create the Bali collection perfect for any kitchen island. Using elements like hand blown beads, Kubu rattan, and woven bamboo, these wicker bar stools create a unique style for your home.
Unique Bar Stool Styles
Let’s face it. Often, we want unique furniture to stand out from the rest, and when it comes to barstools, even more so. Your kitchen island is the perfect place to add furniture that sets your home apart from the rest. The stools featured below will do just that!
For example, these Abbyson Versailles Ivory Tufted Barstools feature a simply stunning design overall. And, with the hardware elements on the back, truly unique in every way. We love the fabric cushioning and nailhead accents as well. The hardwood frame makes this stool a heard-wearing addition too. These chairs will add a touch of glam to your kitchen.
Furthermore, If you want to add a bold pop of color, try these Round Back Swivel Bar Stools by Flash Furniture. Plus, you can buy them in Black, Brown, Burgundy, Red, and White. We love the bold pop of yellow or even the red! Now, you can update your decor with this fashionable and comfortable round-back contemporary swivel bar stool.
Finally, these Lennox Velvet Counter Height Stools by iNSPIRE Q will be the centerpiece of your home. By the way, this set includes two chairs. This set is not only chic but serve as functional assets to your kitchen. And available in several sassy colors for the perfect match in your kitchen.
Additionally, these glamorous stools swivel for easy mobility and ease of use. The luxurious acrylic features contoured support for your back, while a velvet upholstered cushion contrasts and offers comfort and style. We love the rave reviews from folks saying, “If you are looking for something to dress up your space, these are it.”
Finally, we know you will find the perfect set of barstools for your kitchen. And we hope to inspire you with these magnificent designs as well. When it comes to your kitchen decor, we want our furniture to look stylish, durable, and affordable.
Moreover, whether you’re setting your stools up at a long, bar-like kitchen island, a small high-top table, or a cozy breakfast nook, there is a bar stool out there that fits your taste and style.
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