17:56 | Fri | 11 December 2020
Whether you’re designing a bar area, furnishing your kitchen or simply adding casual sitting to your home, bar stools are the answer. The first decision you need to make concerns the size of the bar stool how tall or big you want it to be. If you’re looking to acquire a bar stool for your kitchen, then the solution is easy, ensure the product is an appropriate height for that surface, usually about 12 inches difference from the bottom of the counter top to the top of the seat (works the same with a bar table). If you don’t have a measure starting point, then you have a bit more flexibility. The standard height for bar stools is around 24 inches,
which can serve as a good starting point. Another aspect to consider is whether you want your bar stool to have back. Chairs have backs, so why not stools too, right? Bar Stools with backs ensure you have a little extra support in your seat and they also encourage individuals to try and maintain a better posture. This is great for your body so you might think ‘Why even bother with a bar stool that doesn’t have a back?’. This comfortable functionality might convince you to purchase a bar stool with a backside, however there are plenty of appealing aspects to tempt you to buy a backless stool such as the BB-30
One of the many benefits of backless stools is they are easily stacked, which makes them easy to store when they’re not being used. They can also be put away underneath tables and benches which allows a lot of open floor space in the case of weddings and functions. You might not consider bar stools to be the most stylish peace of furniture, however they boast a great range of styles. You have to consider whether you desire a metal or wood bar stool and you also have to decide on color, shape, number of legs and shape. Materials such as beech or oak can create a fresh, modern, contemporary style into any venue, while deep mahogany tones can enhance a vintage style aesthetic. A few important things to remember to make choosing easier are: make sure your feet can reach the footrest, ensure the angle of your thighs on the seat is comfy, and check for stoppers on the feet if your floors are easily marked or scuffed.
Beyond all that it’s totally up to you!
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