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10 Easy Pieces: Counter Stools with Backs

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10 Easy Pieces: Counter Stools with Backs

December 2, 2020

While kitchen stools with backs are not as elegant as their swivel bar-stool cousins, they’re an essential item for households with children. Perhaps this is why so many are reminiscent of schoolhouse furniture, a feature we find particularly appealing. Below are a few options that are as stylish as they are sensible.

the bertoia counter height stool in chrome with a seat pad; \$\1,400 at design  9
Above: The Bertoia Counter Height Stool in Chrome with a seat pad; $1,400 at Design Within Reach.
the classic industrial stool, the tolix tabouret ha stool, comes in a wide rang 10
Above: The classic industrial stool, the Tolix Tabouret HA Stool, comes in a wide range of colors; €317 at Tolix.
the artek aalto high chair k65 in birch is \$44\1 at finnish design shop. 11
Above: The Artek Aalto High Chair K65 in Birch is $441 at Finnish Design Shop.
the emeco navy stool, shown in aluminum, comes in a wide range of colors; \$895 12
Above: The Emeco Navy Stool, shown in Aluminum, comes in a wide range of colors; $895 at Hive.
the menu afteroom counter chair in black is \$373 at finnish design shop. 13
Above: The Menu Afteroom Counter Chair in black is $373 at Finnish Design Shop.
the muuto visu counter stool in dark green designed by mika tolvanen is \$565 a 14
Above: The Muuto Visu Counter Stool in Dark Green designed by Mika Tolvanen is $565 at Finnish Design Shop.
the eames shell counter height stool is \$545 at design within reach. 15
Above: The Eames Shell Counter Height Stool is $545 at Design Within Reach.
the gubi beetle counter stool is available in a range of colors for both the b 16
Above: The Gubi Beetle Counter Stool is available in a range of colors for both the base and shell; $545 at Lekker Home.
from ethnicraft, the n4 counter stool in solid oak is \$359 at lekker home. 17
Above: From Ethnicraft, the N4 Counter Stool in solid oak is $359 at Lekker Home.
designed by norman cherner, the cherner stool comes in walnut or classic ebony  18
Above: Designed by Norman Cherner, the Cherner Stool comes in Walnut or Classic Ebony (shown); $929 for the counter height size at Design Within Reach.
the case study furniture shell dowel counter stool is \$5\25 at modernica. 19
Above: The Case Study Furniture Shell Dowel Counter Stool is $525 at Modernica.
design within reach&#8\2\17;s own salt chair is a remodelista favorite for  20
Above: Design Within Reach’s own salt chair is a Remodelista favorite for classic, affordable seating. They also make the silhouette as the Salt Stool in both bar or counter height for $345 each.
the cesca counter stool in black or natural wood is \$\1,0\28 at design within  21
Above: The Cesca Counter Stool in black or natural wood is $1,028 at Design Within Reach.

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