ISSUE 13  |  London Curiosities

10 Easy Pieces: Classic Modern Wood Stools

April 01, 2009 10:31 AM

BY Julie Carlson

Stools: our nomination for most useful furniture item. Invaluable as impromptu drinks tables, overflow seating at the dinner table, as boosters for rummaging in high cabinets. Here are ten classics:

Above: Sitting Stool by Jens Risom for Knoll, available in six webbing colors; $331 at Unica Home.

Above: Frosta Stool, $12.99 from Ikea.

Above: Eames Walnut Stools; $829 each at Design Within Reach.

Above: Benjamin Stoola; $19.99 from Ikea.

Above: Hans Wegner CH 53 stool for Carl Hansen in oak or black; $515 at Room & Board. At the Danish Design Store, the Beech Wegner Stool is $405 and the Oak Wegner Stool is $460 (take 20 percent off, with free shipping, by using the promotion code WEGNER).

Above: Max Bill Ulmer Hocker Stool; $294 at Velocity Art & Design.

Above: Yanagi Butterfly Stool in maple; $645 at Design Within Reach.

Above: Atlantico 001 Stool in oak or cherry; $495 at Zinc Details.

Above: Staach Cain Collection Stool; available in maple or poplar as well as in seven colors, from $130 to $210, depending on finish, at Design Public.