Inspired by the seating at the Standard Biergarten in NYC, we've rounded up a collection of brew pub-style seating with an industrial edge, backrests included (to prevent tipplers from toppling over).
Above: San Francisco-based Josh Duthie of Chairtastics makes a steel and elm barstool; contact Chairtastic for pricing.
Above: The Pale Gray Swivel Studio Work Stool is made of powder-coated heavy steel with a black walnut swivel seat; $425 from Makr, a company that fabricates all their products in their Winter Park, Florida, studio.
Above: The Vintage Chair from Restoration Hardware was inspired by the Toledo draftsman chair and adjusts between 25 and 29 inches tall; $350 at Restoration Hardware.
Above: Custom Tolix Stools from Antiquaire.
Above: The industrial vintage Metal Swivel Stool features a wooden seat and is adjustable between 26 and 37 inches high; $325 at Hudson Goods.
Above: The Navy Barstool from Emeco is $710 at Y Living.
Above: The Era Bar Stool is 30 inches tall and is available in black, red, coffee and white; currently on sale for $178.50 to $204 each, depending on color, at Design Within Reach.
Above: The made-in-the-US Precision Stool with Backrest is $675.75 (down from $795) at Design Within Reach.
Above: The classic laboratory National Public Seating Stool features a round masonite hardboard seat and is adjustable; $40.75 at SchoolsIn.
Above: The Schoolhouse Barstool from AT-95 American Furnishings is made of salvaged solid American white oak and is 24 inches tall (counter height); $275 in a dark bourbon or light toasted finish.
Shopping for bar or counter seating? See 133 Counter Stools in our shopping section.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on September 8, 2010.