10 Chic Bar Stools to Punch up Your Kitchen

Add some height to your kitchen seating with these stylish bar stools

Jess Chamberlain
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Curved Elegance

With a yoked back and scooped seat, this stool does double duty as kitchen bar sculpture.

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French Touch

Daydream that you're sipping espresso at a Parisian bistro while perched on these rattan stools with woven seats.

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Organic Modern

These dark wood stools with a slightly curved seat contrast with the light wood cabinetry and complement the two-toned tile in this stunning kitchen.

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Design That Stacks Up

These stackable bar stools with a geometric design are show-stoppers at the bar (and extras store easy).

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Modern Comfort

Don't let this jaw-dropping clean-line contemporary design fool you! The leather-covered seat and back are padded.

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Haute Seat

Elegance meets coziness in these orb-shaped stools that look like they should be walking the runway.

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High Contrast

Dark kitchen cabinetry? Choose light-colored bar stools (and hardware) for a bold contrast.

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Cozy up to the kitchen counter on a stool reminiscent of your favorite dimly-lit bar. The leather-covered foam cushion means you'll linger for hours.

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Handsome Support

Back support is served with a diamond stitch in this counter stool with solid beech legs. Great for households with kiddos: The “leather” is synthetic, which makes for easy care and durability.

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Woven Beauty

Dress up a neutral kitchen palette with these chairs featuring naturally beautiful materials: saddle leather, brass hardware, and a natural ash frame.