It’s time we turn our attention to the unsung hero of the kitchen: the bar stool. As we’ve moved toward an open plan layout, the bar stool is central to how we gather our kitchen – and more broadly in communal spaces. Providing that key breakfast spot, they are an essential piece of the furniture puzzle in any busy, family kitchen.
But what the bar stool can give in practicality, it can also give in personality. Behold six bar stools, traditional and contemporary, with backs and without, worth their weight and gold in the kitchen.
This piece originally appeared in issue #32 of est magazine.