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Bar Stools, Dining Seating
Backless vs Backrest Kitchen Bar Stools
January 4, 2019 at 3:00 pm 1
Backless vs Backrest Bar Stool Seating

Backless vs Backrest Bar Stool Seating

A common stumbling block when choosing a kitchen bar stool is whether to go for a backrest or a backless bar stool. While having a kitchen counter bar stool with a backrest offers plenty of support, you might not like the idea of the bar stool's backrest being visible above the height of the countertop. Below we've written a quick rundown of the benefits and considerations of each design to help you choose the right stool for your space.  

Kitchen Bar Stool with Backrest

Pros

  • Good lumbar support. When sitting in the same place for a while your body can often slump, so with a backrest, this can take off some of the stress on the back.
  • Backrest bar stools feel more secure as you have a supporting surface at the back.

Cons

  • The backrest may be seen above the height of the countertop. Dependent on the height of the backrest will depend on how much will be visible above your kitchen countertop. This is a purely aesthetic issue but should be taken into account.
  • Kitchen bar stools with a backrest cannot be fully tucked under your counter or table. Therefore, the stools will be more visible and take up slightly more floor space.
 

Backless Bar Stool

Pros

  • No visible backrest above the height of the countertop so you have nothing to break up the simple straight lines of the surface.
  • Backless kitchen bar stools can be tucked under the counter or table so they'll take up less floor space. This is ideal if you're a little pushed for room.

Cons

  • As there is no back support, when seated you'll more likely to be leaning and resting on the surface in front of you.
  • If you have younger children, backless stools offer less support when they are seated.
  Still stuck for choice? Why not have the best of both worlds...

Kitchen Bar Stool with a Small Back Rest

Pros

  • This style of stool offers some Lumbar support for the lower spine and for the lower back.
  • A small backrest is not so visible above the height of the countertop.

Cons

  • As the backrest is far smaller, it will not offer complete support for your back.
  • Like a backless stool, a stool with a small backrest won't offer full support for younger children.
 

So there we have it!

We hope we've given you some inspiration as to what stool will be right for your space. Now let's choose the perfect seat! Head over to our website to full the full range of backless and backrest bar stools.  For more sizing and styling tricks, be sure to take a look at our Bar Stool Buying Guide.
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Bar Stools, Dining, Materials
NEW Real Leather Bar Stools for Modern Kitchens
October 15, 2018 at 9:39 am 0
The modern family kitchen consists of 3 key elements: an open space, a cosy feeling and quality furniture. Open space comes with the design of the architecture. A cosy feeling comes from you and your family spending time together, but the quality furniture, that's where we come in... Say 'Hello' to Kiki and Arlo, our new Real Leather Bar Stools.   Arlo Real Leather Bar Stools

Arlo Real Leather Bar Stool in Putty Grey

  Creating a modern family kitchen can be very simply achieved by the addition of luxury materials, such as real leather. Our new Kiki and Arlo real lather gas lift bar stools have a Stainless Steel base to bring an extra element of modern design. Keep on reading to see our new products, and a few must-know tips when it comes to care and styling.  

Kiki Real Leather Bar Stools

Firstly, take a look at Kiki. With a sleek silhouette, the Kiki real leather bar stools are made for modern, minimal interiors. With a considered, simple footrest and flat penny base, the details bring a touch of elegance as much as the real leather seat. The Kiki real leather bar stools come in Cool Grey or Putty grey to suit many interior styles.   Kiki Real Leather Bar Stools in Putty Grey

Kiki Real Leather Bar Stool in Putty Grey

 

Styling Tips:

  • These bar stools are simple, so keep styling reflective of this. Clean silhouettes and simple shapes will really bring this look to life.
  • Pair stainless steel finishes with high shine brass and textured copper for a warm, modern look.
  • Contrast the cold metal base with soft, inviting textures and rich colours for a balanced style.
  Kiki Real Leather Bar Stools Close-up

Kiki Real Leather Bar Stool in Cool Grey

 

Cleaning Tips:

  • A gentle wipe with a damp, soapy cloth is more than enough to clean both the real leather and stainless steel base.
  • Ensure not to leave spills sitting on the surface, as this can cause staining.
  • Never rub, always dab your leather to protect the surface.
  • Always use a leather protector on new, clean stools. This will add an extra level of protection against any spills.
  • Keep real leather conditioned with a balm or cream. Once or twice a year, give your real leather bar stools a clean and condition to keep the leather subtle and looking newer for longer.
  Kiki Bar Stool Base

Kiki Real Leather Bar Stool Base

   

Arlo Real Leather Bar Stools

Arlo is a much more sumptuous and luxurious real leather bar stool. Unlike Kiki, Arlo has a thicker seat and curved backrest, allowing for higher comfort levels and longer meal times with your family. The seat and backrest are not one piece, rather two separate sections giving a fuller seat shape. The Arlo also has a more structured footrest for added comfort.   Arlo Real Leather Bar Stool Close-up

Arlo Real Leather Bar Stool in Putty Grey

 

Styling Tips:

  • Where Arlo is a more luxurious stool, play around with luxe textures when it comes to styling. Choose bold colours and textures for a maximalist look.
  • Add curved, sumptuous shapes to mimic the silhouette of the Arlo seat.
  • Keep your base colour palette simple, with added pops of metallics and colours for a luxe vibe.
  Arlo Real Leather Bar Stools in Cool Grey

Arlo Real Leather Bar Stool in Cool Grey

  Arlo Bar Stool Base

Arlo Footrest and Base Penny

   

Why Choose Real Leather Bar Stools?

Leather is a naturally hard wearing material, making it perfect for busy family life. Unlike faux leather, real leather is much thicker, so will not rip or peel and, if properly cared for, will last for years to come. Real leather furniture can be more expensive than faux leather. However, it's important to remember you're buying a product to last. Faux leather is more cost-effective for quickly changing trends, whereas real leather bar stools are an investment and usually a classic design which won't date. For more insider secrets on caring for your leather furniture take a look here.   Kiki Real Leather Bar Stool in Cool Grey

Kiki Real Leather Bar Stools

Which would you choose?

So tell us, which real leather bar stools would you choose? Kiki? Or Arlo? Let us know and remember to share your pictures with us on Facebook and Instagram by using #mydanetti.  
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Bar Stools, Product Reviews
Top 5 Bar Stools under £100 for the Modern Home
September 7, 2018 at 9:24 am 0
Are you looking for a modern Bar Stool that has great value for money but also a fantastic style? This stylish selection of Bar Stools are all priced under £100.  

Oak Bar Stools

    The Oak Bar Stool is a contemporary and modern addition to your kitchen. The chunky Oak legs are shapely and curved creating extra interest to the simple Oak Bar Stool. The footrest is 200 mm from the ground, allowing your feet to rest comfortably, and meaning your stool fits perfectly under a kitchen island or breakfast bar.    

Elise Bar Stool

    The Elise Barstool is beautifully upholstered in luxurious but durable faux leather in either classic black or modern white.  The padded seat and backrest add extra comfort and practicality. The sleek frame is finished in shiny chrome at a fixed height of 670 mm. The polished chrome legs are tapered to add extra interest which creates a very elegant Bar Stool.    

Anzio Modern Bar Stool

    The funky Anzio Barstool stands out from the crowd. The stylish, comfortable padded seat is perfectly upholstered in highly durable, soft White Faux Leather. The sleek chrome legs are slim and slender creating an elegant look. The shiny chrome rear legs wrap around creating a funky, eye-catching footrest.  

The Anzio also comes in a trendy Gas Lift Barstool Option

 

Finn Bar Stool

    New to the family is the Finn Barstools. Made from moulded polypropylene and a beech wood leg, this modern barstool is perfect for daily family life. The circular footrest offers contrast to the angular legs. The plastic seat also means cleaning these barstools couldn't be easier!  Simply wipe with a damp, soapy cloth and dry with a clean microfibre.  

Teora Bar Stool

    The Teora Barstool is a modern addition to your kitchen. The comfortable seat is a well-proportioned wider seat and beautifully upholstered in hardwearing faux leather. This stylish Bar Stool is available in two high fashion colours: Putty Grey and Ruby Red.
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Bar Stools, Buying Guides, Dining
How to Choose the Right Bar Stool for Your Home
August 4, 2017 at 11:22 am 0
 

Danetti Bar Stools

A staple seating choice in many kitchens and dining room interiors, a bar stool is no longer just a seat you'll find tucked around the bar at your local pub!

  Taller than your average chair, bar stools often have adjustable heights and a footrest to support your feet when seated. The height and narrow shape of bar stool seating have made them ideal for use at bars and at high tables in pubs, but in recent years bar stools have increasingly found a place in the home, generally around a kitchen island, counter or a home bar. Wooden and metal bar stools, stainless steel and chrome styles, and adjustable height features are all very popular, so there are plenty of shapes and designs of bar stools to choose from. So whether you’re wondering how to style a bar stool in your home, what bar stool height is right for your counter or whether to have a fixed height or gas lift seat, you’ve come to the right place! This blog post, along with our handy Bar Stool Pocket Guide, is packed full of bar stool sizing and styling tips. So sit back and relax as we guide you on how to find the perfect bar stool for your home.

What's the Right Size Bar Stool for My Kitchen?

First things first; measurements. You could find the comfiest bar stool but if it doesn’t fit, then it’s not going to be right for your home. So when it comes to bar stool sizing, there are a couple of key measurements to consider:
  • 1) Height (we’ll talk about fixed and gas lift later)
  • 2) Seat width (from side to side)
  • 3) Seat height (this is from the floor to the top of the seat)
  • 4) Seat depth (the back to the front)
  • 5) Back height (so the height of the backrest)
  • 6) Footprint (how much room the base of the stool occupies)
 

Curva Bar Stool, £149

  If you’re buying a bar stool online, most websites will list all of these vital measurements. However, if there are any missing there’s no harm in ringing up and finding out. It’s best to know your sizing before hand than ordering a bar stool that doesn’t fit! Top Tip: As a general rule, it’s best to allow about 15 cm between bar stools for a comfortable seating arrangement. If the stools swivel, you’ll need a little more space for the seat to rotate. It’s also a good idea to consider how often you’ll be using the stools. Will it be for everyday dining or special occasions and drinks with friends? This will help you decide what type of bar stool you need.  

What’s the Difference Between Counter Height and Bar Height Bar Stools?

There are two main bar stool heights: counter height and bar height. Do check these measurements because they are different. A counter height stool is more suited to a kitchen worktop counter and is generally 58cm - 71cm from the floor to the seat. This sizing means it should be used with a surface that is between 88cm - 93cm high. On the other hand, bar height refers to higher bar areas. A stool of this size is generally 73cm - 81cm from the floor to the seat. This should be used with a surface that is between 104cm -109cm high.  

Fixed Height, Gas Lift or Cantilever?

 

Fixed Height Elise Barstool, Fondi Gaslift Barstool, Black Chrome Form Cantilever Bar Stool

  There’s really no right or wrong choice when it comes to choosing a fixed height, gas lift or cantilever bar stool, it’s more about what works best for you and your setting. A gas lift offers a bit more flexibility while a fixed height stool will help keep your space looking uniform. A cantilever stool is something a little bit different and will instantly add a contemporary vibe to your room. Here’s a quick run down of the features and benefits of each.

Gas Lift Bar Stool

The main benefit of a gas lift bar stool is its adjustability. You’re not set at one height so you have a bit more flexibility when it comes to matching up with counter heights. A gas lift mechanism also means that the individual sat on the stool can adjust the seat to suit them.  

Serroni Trendy Gas Lift Barstool, £139

  Top Tip: Gas lift bar stools are usually on a pedestal base. Remember to account for the stools footprint when you are planning out your space, as some have a wider bottom half.  

Fixed Height Bar Stool

A fixed height stool does what it says on the tin: it’ll always be at a fixed position. This can be really beneficial if you can find a stool that matches your counter height, as you’ll have a seat that’s always at the optimum height and a comfortable position. Generally more lightweight than gas lift bar stools, a fixed height stool is also much easier to move and reposition around your breakfast bar or in your dining area.

Teora Bar Stool, £99

  Top Tip: If you're sure you don't need the function and you are conscious of a budget, save yourself a few pounds and stick to a fixed height rather than gas lift stool.  

Cantilever Bar Stool

Okay so cantilever bar stools technically come under fixed height stools, but we thought this seat deserved a special mention. Unlike a fixed height bar stool, a cantilever base will provide a gentle bounce when seated. It’s not as much movement as a gas lift, but it’s enough to add an extra bit of comfort. A cantilever stool is great for opening up the area around your breakfast bar, so consider this if you’d like to create a really clean and spacious look. This is because cantilever stools have less of a visual impact so free up lots more space.  

Form Chrome Barstool, £89

  Top Tip: A stool with a flat front, such as our Form Chrome Bar Stool, can sit close to the panel of a breakfast bar when not in use, keeping the area looking effortlessly sleek and neat.

What Style of Bar Stool Should I Choose?

With so many different shapes and styles of bar stool available, you really will be spoilt for choice! To make your selection a bit easier, we’ve done the edit on a variety of bar stool styles:

Armrests

A bar stool with armrests will offer that extra bit of support when seated. It also offers a more encompassing seat sit that is super supportive. Often bar stools with armrests have a deep seat which creates such a generous and luxurious feel. This will allow friends and family to sit comfortably on your bar stools for even longer.  

Savina Chrome Gas Lift Barstool, £179

Back and Backless

A backless bar stool can neatly be tucked under your counter or breakfast bar making it a great space saver. A backless seat will also have less of a visual impact in your room. If you’re after more support, a bar stool with a backrest of 30cm or more is ideal for lumbar support and added comfort.  

Form Black Chrome Barstool with Back Rest, £169

Anzio Gas Lift Blackless Barstool, £139 

Footrest

A bar stool with a footrest will offer that extra bit of help getting onto the stool and will also provide a place to comfortably rest your feet when seated. There are loads of different styles available so it’s best to think about what will work within your interior.  

What Material Bar Stool Should I Choose?

Faux leather Bar Stool

Easy to clean and maintain, faux leather bar stools are usually available in a whole variety of colours. Faux leather is a little lighter on the purse than real leather so this might be a better option if you’re updating your home on a budget.  

Neat Stitch Detail on the Form Chrome Barstool, £89

  GREAT FOR - easy cleaning and everyday use. Faux leather is a really popular material choice as it’s ideal for seating that’s used every day. HOW TO CLEAN - Use a damp microfibre cloth and a mild detergent such as washing up liquid. Regular cleaning will help to prevent a buildup of surface marks.  

A Real Leather Bar Stool   

You’ll really feel the difference when you’re sat in a real leather bar stool, and it’s strength and durability means that it has great longevity. What’s more, this stunning material actually gets better with age.  

Monti Real Leather Barstool, £169  

  GREAT FOR - style and longevity. At a slightly higher price point, a real leather bar stool is an investment piece. If you spend a lot of time in your kitchen and want to create a “heart of the home” kind of feel, it’s definitely worth buying the best you can afford. HOW TO CLEAN - Use an absorbent cloth or sponge to wipe the affected areas. If you really want to give your leather some TLC, it’s worth investing in a leather maintenance kit which will look after the leather before, during and after cleaning.

A Plastic Bar Stool

Perfect for families, a plastic bar stool is so easy to wipe clean. Plastic bar stools are usually available in a range of colours so are a great opportunity to inject some colour into your space.  

Finn Bar Stool 

  GREAT FOR - Hygiene for families. Most plastic bar stools can withstand the use of harsher chemical based cleaners such as bleach, making plastic stools perfect for quick and easy clean ups after busy family mealtimes. HOW TO CLEAN - Mild household cleaning sprays, furniture wipes, or even baby wipes are fine to use on plastic bar stools. After cleaning, dry your plastic chairs thoroughly to avoid having to deal with stubborn water marks  

Oak Bar Stool

An oak bar stool has such a wonderfully warm and tactile quality and is ideal for adding a really welcoming and homely feel around your breakfast bar.   "<yoastmark

Oak Barstool, £79

  GREAT FOR - Adding an element of texture to a modern kitchen or coordinating with a slightly more traditional or Scandi inspired design. HOW TO CLEAN -  A regular light dusting with a soft cloth will remove any dust or bits caused by everyday use. When it comes to cleaning,  wipe up any marks immediately with a soft slightly dampened cloth. We advise that you don’t use household cleaning products unless they are specifically designed for use on real oak furniture, as they can potentially damage the wonderfully smooth surface of the oak.

What Material Base Should I Choose?

Chrome Bar Stool

A chrome bar stool will add a really modern and contemporary feel to your space, due to its bright and reflective quality.  

Form Chrome Barstool, £89

 

GREAT FOR - creating a really modern and bright look. If you have chrome finishes in your kitchen or dining chairs, it’s great to tie all the elements together for clean and coordinated look.

HOW TO CLEAN - Use soap and water on a soft cloth. You can always add a splash of vinegar to give your cleaning an extra boost. Don't use abrasive cleaners on your chrome bar stools as any scratches caused can potentially expose the material to the air and cause rusting.

 

Brushed Metal Bar Stool

Slightly more subtle than chrome, a brushed metal stool will provide a great coordinating feature, helping to create a seamless and contemporary vibe throughout your kitchen or dining area.    

Fondi Brushed Steel Barstool, £139

    GREAT FOR - Coordinating with brushed elements in your kitchen. The matt surface of brushed metal is a little easier to maintain than chrome as it won’t show up fingerprints as easily. HOW TO CLEAN - For every day cleaning and non-stubborn marks, you can simply use some hot (not boiling) water and a cloth or sponge to wipe over your stainless steel furniture. You can always add a little bit of washing up liquid if you cleaning needs and extra boost. Stay away from oven cleaners or products that contain chloride as this will damage the surface.  

Black Chrome Bar Stool

A dark luxe take on a regular chrome finish, black chrome has such a luxurious and almost mysterious quality about it. Opt for black chrome if you’re after a more subtle alternative to silver chrome or if you want to create a really on trend look.   

Elise Black Chrome Barstool, £129

  GREAT FOR - creating something a little bit different. Black chrome is a great choice if you don’t want a completely matched up look, or you if you already have too many other finishes to try and coordinate with. HOW TO CLEAN - Use soap and water on a soft cloth and if the mark still doesn’t go away, we suggest using a splash of vinegar to give your cleaning that extra boost. Waxing chrome after a good clean is also very useful if you want to keep its high shine for even longer.  

So there you have it, a complete guide on how to choose the right bar stool for you home.

  Not all bar stool’ed out just yet? Great! Now you know all the insider info on how to choose the perfect seat, why not head over to our website and see what great bar stool varieties we have to offer. If you’d like to print our bar stool sizing tips, you can also view our Bar Stool Pocket Guide. Want to read more Danetti Guides? we also have a handy How To Guide on Choosing Your Perfect Dining Bench.

Show us your home!

Now you know how to choose the perfect bar stool, we’d love to see the results! Whether you’ve long since been a fan of bar stool seating, or are having a mini home makeover, tag us in your pics on FacebookInstagram and Twitter. Don't forget to use #mydanetti.  
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Bar Stools, Buying Guides
Buying Guide: Bar Stools
June 5, 2015 at 3:03 pm 0
Tips for buying Bartstools - Buyers Guide

So, you want to buy a barstool?

Well, I’m not surprised, bar stools are big news! As we change the way we live, new styles evolve and right now there is a huge desire for open plan living - and following very closely behind is the increasing trend for stylish bar stools. Families especially are enjoying being together in one big space in a room that multi-tasks. This newfound love of communal space is a far cry from previous decades where there was  a dedicated dining room, virtually unused, that sat by day like ‘a shrine to dine’ gathering dust until it was needed for the next dinner party. For at least the last ten years, more and more people are opting for a one space living area that contains a dining table, tv area, and a kitchen separated by….. a breakfast bar complete with bar stools. This new found love of the bar and bar stool is easy to explain - its sociable! Even with all the other places in this one big space to sit, you will find that families and friends will choose to perch at the bar. Providing the perfect hot spot for eating, watching TV, doing homework or chatting over a glass of vino - you can’t beat the informal ambience of propping up the bar!

Well, now you know you want some bar stools - ask yourself the following questions and use our tips to make the right choice for your space.

Where are they for?

Are your bar stools for a family room? We have barstools that would be ideal for family living, all our real leather, plastic and faux leather bar stools are wipe cleanable and very durable making them more hard wearing than fabric bar stools which might stain more easily. All of our bar stools have a step up so they are ideal if you have small children that need a helping hand to get onto the seat. Perhaps you have a minimalist space and you are looking for a bar stool that will look elegant and stylish. We have some really contemporary white real leather and faux leather bar stools like these super luxe, white, pure leather Monti Bar Stools. If you are after something more quirky and your style is more eclectic than perhaps the iconic Eames Style Bar Stools would work well and they are available in a selection of stunning colours. Danetti can help you with your selection.

What kind of bar stool are you looking for?

Do you want the bar stool to be fixed or a swivel gas lift bar stool? A fixed bar stool is stationary and a swivel bar stool well...swivels! All our swivel bar stools are gas pump bar stools with flat bases which is usually an indication of quality and they are ideal if you are catering for all ages as a simple gas lever under the seat area allows you to adjust the stool height simply and quickly. How? Simple! The lever simply opens a valve and allows the air in the tube to either go up or down depending on whether you are putting weight on the stool or not.

And what finish do you want?

Well, the finish will depend on what sort of usage they’ll get. If you are using your barstools everyday then you will find that our real leather, faux leather and plastic barstools are all hardwearing and very durable. Is it just for perching or will you be eating most meals at these stools? If you are eating at the bar it would be good to perhaps go for faux leather and plastic as they are wipe cleanable incase of any spills. And, obviously you also need to work out your budget...which isn’t a problem at Danetti as we offer stylish solutions at great prices.

How much Space have I got?

Whatever size the space you have, we will definitely have a bar stool to suit your needs, even if it's a bar stool that can be used as a useful chatting perch whilst someone else cooks! We are convinced that bar stools are a great addition to any home. If you are short on space, it’s best to choose ones that don’t have a backrest so you can tuck them neatly under the bar. Gas lift bar stools are usually on a pedestal base so they take up less room too. When you are planning out your space, remember to account for the barstools footprint as some have a wider bottom half. If you happen to have lots of space and your barstools are going to be used as your main dining seating it would be good to get the most comfortable option you can afford. Perhaps in real leather with a backrest - if your budget will stretch to it. A deep seat will also give an opulent luxurious feel turning your lounging area into a dining area. It’s worth remembering that Swivel bar stools need more space for their swivel-ability.

So to help you plan out your bar stool area - have a look at this size guide...you can find out the dimensions of all our bar stools online.

Work out the best size table for your room:

  • Allow for about 15 cm between stools for a comfortable seating arrangement.
  • Determine the best seat-width choice for your bar or counter-height table. A bar height is generally for higher bar areas and a counter height is lower, more typical of a kitchen worktop counter height usually found in kitchen/diner areas. Be careful to double check this height as they are different.
 

Bar Stool Height Guide:

This is a very general guideline but would work for most bar stools although you need to allow for the angle of the seat, the depth of the seat but generally these measurements apply.
  • A counter height bar stool is generally 58-71cm from the floor to the seat (58-71cm seat height) and should be used with tables that are 88-93cms high.
  • A bar height stool is generally 73-81cm from floor to the seat (73-81cm seat height) and should be used with tables that are 104-109cm high.
  • An extra tall bar stools is generally 83-91cm from floor to the seat (83-91cm seat height) and should be used with tables that are 112-120cm high.
  • Consider the space between stools for people to eat,drink or socialise in comfort.
  • Heights are generally 71–76cm from floor to seat.
Our Seven Favourite Bar Stools:

Oak Bar Stool - Whilst everyone is falling in love with contemporary styling, we still enjoy the simplicity of more classical products. Our Oak bar stool is a combination of modern styling with a traditional material. The oak bar stool is solid chunky design with a modern twist and with a step up is ideal for families with smaller children too.

Elise Bar Stool - The Elise Bar stool is effortlessly glamorous with its gentle curved back and hardwearing wipeable faux leather, it is one of our favourite stools. The highly polished tapered legs add an elegant touch and will add a touch of sophistication to any setting.

Eames Style Bar Stool Bar - This is a design classic which been brought up to date with our choice of mid century inspired colours. These iconic bar stools are available in a palette of muted tones with a few bright accent colours that you can choose from to combine with your existing interior. The plastic seat makes it easy to clean and very durable and the sturdy design is reinforced with rubber washers between the fixings to ensure no squeaking!

Curva Gas Lift Bar Stool - If you are looking for a super stylish but uber comfortable stool with a backrest, the Curve is a perfect choice! It is not only elegant and luxurious to look at, but the hard wearing faux leather makes it ideal for a bar stool as it is very durable and wipe-cleanable. The stool has a chrome pedestal with a modern flat round base and attractive footrest, it also  has a gas lift mechanism which makes the stool fully adjustable to cater for all sizes!

Fondi Brushed Steel Gas Lift Bar Stool - These lovely little stools have a streamlined designer feel, with a small backrest for a little support and a gas lift mechanism for flexibility. The Fondi stools are really good in small spaces too.

Monti Bar Stools - If you are looking for a really luxurious bar stool then why not opt for our Monti bar stools. This product has been designed with quality in mind. Made from real leather the envelope style stitching is simple but striking and gives the stools a feeling of opulence. Finished with a brushed steel frame, these stools are also extremely comfortable

Candess Bar Stool - A stylish elegant curved stool available in luxurious faux leather or soft tactile split leather, the stool is available in seven colours. It is a simple design with a chrome pedestal with a round base and has a gas lift mechanism which makes the stool fully adjustable.  We love the stylish elegant curves of the modern Candess Gas Lift bar stool - they are the ultimate in a quality bar stool.

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Bar Stools, Special Offers
Bar Stools Sale – Save 10% Off Our Already Low Priced Bar Stools!
March 27, 2014 at 8:08 am 0
Nicci Gas Lift Bar Stool £129.00

Nicci Gas Lift Bar Stool £129.00

Now you can save on our fabulous range of modern bar stools by using promotional code BAR14 at the check out on orders over £200* to receive 10% off your order**.

Promotional code BAR14 expires at Midnight on Sunday, 13 April 2014 and is valid on the purchase of Bar Stools only. *Not including delivery charge.

**10% off does not apply to delivery charge.

Top Tip For Choosing The Correct Height Stool

Larino Bar Stool £79.00

Larino Bar Stool £79.00

There are usually two standard heights of counter or breakfast bar - 900mm approx and 1100mm approx.  For a 900mm counter, a 650-700mm fixed height bar stool is recommended, and for a 1100mm counter, a 770- 800mm bar stool works well.  An alternative option is to go for a gas lift bar stool so that the height is adjustable, meaning that the stool can be used in different locations in your home or business.  
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Bar Stools, Ideas and Inspiration
Bar Stools – Perfect for Busy Families!
February 25, 2014 at 2:52 pm 0

Bar Stools are the perfect solution for a busy family kitchen.  The way we use our living spaces has changed over recent years, with many families opting for Open Plan re-designs.  Bar Stools at a breakfast bar or island unit are great for busy parents who want to help the children with their homework whilst cooking the dinner, or for perching with a glass of wine whilst the 'other half' cooks!  If a breakfast bar or island unit is your main dining area it is always worth splashing out on comfy bar stools so that you can sit in comfort and eat your dinner!

Teora Bar Stool

Teora Bar Stool £89.00

Teora Bar Stool £89.00

A stylish, modern bar stool, the comfy Teora has a well-proportioned wider seat, upholstered in hard-wearing yet luxurious faux leather in a choice of high fashion Putty Grey or gorgeous rich Ruby Red. The stylish legs are finished in trendy chrome making the Teora perfect for modern kitchens everywhere.       Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool
Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool £109.00

Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool £109.00

Part of our exclusive range, the Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool is contemporary, comfortable and curvy and offers fantastic value for money. The flat sturdy base is finished in shiny chrome matching the pedestal with adjustable gas lift system and funky footrest. The curves of the faux leather seat give you a small backrest and the front curve fits neatly behind your knees.  The Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool is available in black or white hard-wearing faux leather and is also available with a Brushed Metal finish base as well. Anzio Modern Bar Stool
Anzio Modern Bar Stool £79.00

Anzio Modern Bar Stool £79.00

The Anzio Modern Bar Stool is the perfect place to perch at the breakfast bar with a latte or glass of chilled white wine! Its contemporary designer sleek looks really make it stand out from the crowd. The comfortably padded round seat is upholstered in high quality White or Mulberry Purple faux leather. The funky chrome legs are slender with the rear legs wrapping round to make an integral trendy footrest. Also available in an Adjustable Gas Lift version.   Elise Stainless Steel Gas Lift Bar Stool
Elise Stainless Steel Gas Lift Bar Stool £149.00

Elise Stainless Steel Gas Lift Bar Stool £149.00

If you are looking for comfort and value for money but don't want to compromise on quality, then the Elise Stainless Steel Bar Stool ticks all the boxes. A stylish, modern bar stool, the comfy Elise is upholstered in hard-wearing yet luxurious faux leather in a choice of Putty Grey, classic black, trendy white or cream. The stainless steel pedestal with a low profile solid metal flat round base has a gas lift mechanism to make the stool fully adjustable for your requirements. The pedestal comes in brushed metal which complements the stainless steel in many modern kitchens perfectly. Oak Bar Stool
Oak Bar Stool £68.00

Oak Bar Stool £68.00

The Oak Bar Stool is a modern and very popular breakfast bar stool. These Oak Bar Stools look fantastic in a traditional or modern kitchen with oak cabinets, but also look very contemporary in a cream Shaker style kitchen. The legs and footrest add strong support to the stool - the footrest measures 200mm from the ground. Please note:  We do not recommend that Bar Stools are used by young children or without adult supervision.  
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Six of the Best Grey Bar Stools
June 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm 0
Is 'Grey' the new 'Black'?  We think so!  Grey is quickly becoming one of the most popular colours in furniture and we find grey pieces are always requested by our customers!  Here's a guide to our favourite grey bar stools in our range.

Larino Bar Stool

Larino Bar Stool

Larino Bar Stool £79.99

The stylish Larino Bar stool has a unique Z shaped sleek chrome frame and a comfortable chrome finished footrest, perfect for perching on. The padded seat adds extra comfort and is beautifully upholstered in high quality soft faux leather in Putty Grey or alternatively Classic White or Black.

Teora Bar Stool

Teora Bar Stool

Teora Bar Stool £89.00 each

The modern Teora Bar stool offers excellent comfort, style and great value for money! The contemporary bar stool has well proportioned wider seat to add extra comfort. The padded seat is upholstered in luxurious but durable faux leather in Putty Grey or Bright Ruby Red. The sleek legs and footrest are finished in stylish chrome to create a sophisticated look.
Elise Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool
Elise Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool

Elise Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool £119.00

The shapely Elise Chrome Gas Lift bar stool represents comfort and value for money. The stylish bar stool is upholstered in durable but soft faux leather in Putty Grey, Classic Black, Cool White and Trendy Cream. The chrome pedestal has a flat round base, measured at 420mm and a gas lift mechanism to ensure it is suitable for all! The Elise Bar Stool is also available in a Stainless Steel pedestal version.

Nicci Gas Lift Bar Stool

Nicci Gas Lift Bar Stool

Nicci Gas Lift Bar Stool £129.00

The Nicci Gas Lift Bar Stool has a classic chrome pedestal and the gas lift mechanism, which ensures that the bar stool is suitable for all. The Nicci Bar stool is unique with it's hanging footrest but the square flat base ensures stability and durability. The padded seat creates comfort and it is beautifully upholstered in soft faux leather in either Putty Grey or Bright White.

Yeppon Modern Leather Bar Stool

Yeppon Modern Leather Bar Stool

Yeppon Modern Leather Bar Stool £209.00

The Yeppon Modern Leather Bar Stool has a soft real leather upholstered padded seat and backrest which makes this stool very comfortable. The stylish bar stool is available in a wide range of fashionable colours, the most popular colour being Dark Grey Leather. The trendy bar stool is supported by sleek chrome legs which are curved to give extra interest and the frame height is 650mm.

 

Candess Bar Stool

Candess Bar Stool

Candess Bar Stool £269.00

The stylish and modern Italian, Candess Bar Stool is upholstered in your choice of either luxurious faux leather or soft and tactile split leather in a range of classic colours: Charcoal Grey, Black, Dark Brown, Beige, Orange, Ochre Yellow or Ivory. The sleek frame is either finished in polished chrome or matt aluminium lacquered metal. You can also choose from two fixed heights: 650mm or the higher 750mm.

 
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Black Bar Stools – The Modern Classics
December 12, 2012 at 2:52 pm 0
Black bar stools are always popular and come in many different shapes and styles.  Like white bar stools, black bar stools are extremely versatile, matching or contrasting with many colours and wood tones that you may already have in your kitchen in the cupboards and work surfaces.  They look fabulous with granite work tops or wooden work benches, and with wooden kitchen units, as well as high gloss cupboards. Here are some of the black bar stools we have in stock, but take a look at the website to see our full range of bar stools available in black. Elise Bar Stool
Elise Bar Stool

Elise Bar Stool £79.00

A stylish, modern bar stool, the comfy Elise Bar Stool is upholstered in hard-wearing yet luxurious faux leather in a choice of two colours - classic black or modern white. The frame is finished in a highly polished chrome at a fixed height of 670mm, with a seat depth of 390mm. The beautifully slender legs taper to make the Elise Bar Stool a very elegant addition to any breakfast bar. The back rest measures 300mm. Also in this exclusive range is the Elise Gas Lift Bar Stool which has either a modern chrome pedestal or stylish stainless steel pedestal, and the matching Elise Dining Chair. Serroni Trendy Gas Lift Bar Stool
Serroni Trendy Gas Lift Bar Stool

Serroni Trendy Gas Lift Bar Stool £139.00

The Serroni Trendy Gas Lift Bar Stool is unusual and eye-catching. This Italian-inspired designer bar stool is elegant and contemporary, with a comfortable seat upholstered in soft, tactile classic black or modern white faux leather. The pedestal, funky footrest and heavy round base are finished in modern, shiny chrome and the height is adjustable thanks to a high quality gas lift mechanism. The back of the Serroni Bar Stool is ergonomically curved, with the sides cut away to bring a touch of style to your kitchen. Matching dining chairs available. Savina Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool
Savina Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool

Savina Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool £159.00

This modern and stylish gas lift bar stool will add a touch of class to your kitchen. We love the contemporary rounded shape of the backrest on the funky Savina Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool which is part of our new exclusive range. Offering style, comfort and value for money, the Savina ticks all the right boxes. A trendy yet elegant bar stool which is the epitome of style and sophistication and is well upholstered in comfortable padding and soft, tactile Black or White faux leather.  It is fully height adjustable with a chrome finish pedestal, footrest and heavy base. Quad Bar Stool
Quad Black Bar Stool

Quad Black Bar Stool £94.00

A simple yet stylish bar stool with separate seat and back rest.  This classic bar stool comes with a gas lift system, triangular footrest and cross shaped base. Available in regenerated leather in Black, Red or White and Oak or Walnut wooden veneers.
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White Bar Stools – Get the Cool and Contemporary Look
December 10, 2012 at 4:57 pm 0
White bar stools are cool and contemporary giving a sleek, modern look to kitchens of all styles, shapes and sizes.  White bar stools are extremely versatile, matching or contrasting with many colours and wood tones, and brightening up darker kitchens by reflecting the light around the room. We have many white bar stools in our range, but here are some of our most popular in-stock white bar stools which are available for fast delivery. Anzio Modern Bar Stool  
Anzio Modern Bar Stool

Anzio Modern Bar Stool £79.00

The Anzio Modern White Bar Stool is the perfect place to perch at the breakfast bar with a latte or glass of chilled white wine! Its contemporary designer sleek looks really make it stand out from the crowd. The comfortably padded round seat is upholstered in high quality White faux leather. The funky chrome legs are slender with the rear legs wrapping around to make an integral trendy footrest. Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool  
Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool

Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool £109.00

The Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool in White is contemporary, comfortable and curvy and offers fantastic value for money. The flat sturdy base is finished in shiny chrome matching the pedestal, adjustable gas lift system and funky footrest.  The curves of the faux leather seat give you a small backrest and the front curve fits neatly behind your knees. The Fondi Chrome Gas Lift Bar Stool is available in black or white hard-wearing faux leather. Curva Gas Lift Bar Stool  
Curva Gas Lift Bar Stool

Curva Gas Lift Bar Stool £119.00

You will love the elegant rounded shape of the backrest on the modern Curva Gas Lift Bar Stool which is part of our new exclusive range.  If you are looking for a white bar stool that offers style, comfort and value for money, but don't want to compromise on quality, then the Curva Gas Lift Bar Stool is just right for you! This trendy yet elegant bar stool is the epitome of style and sophistication and is well upholstered in comfortable padding and soft, tactile Black or White faux leather.  The chrome pedestal with a modern flat round base and funky footrest, has a gas lift mechanism to make the stool fully adjustable for your requirements. Elise Stainless Steel Gas Lift Bar Stool  
Elise Stainless Steel Gas Lift Bar Stool

Elise Stainless Steel Gas Lift Bar Stool £149.00

We love the elegant curves of the modern white Elise Stainless Steel Gas Lift Bar Stool.  A stylish and modern bar stool, the comfy Elise is upholstered in hard-wearing yet luxurious faux leather in a choice of trendy white, classic black or cream. The stainless steel pedestal with a low profile solid metal flat round base has a gas lift mechanism to make the stool fully adjustable for your requirements. The pedestal comes in brushed metal which complements the stainless steel in many modern kitchens perfectly. Rocca Funky Brushed Steel Bar Stool  
Rocca Funky Brushed Steel Bar Stool

Rocca Funky Brushed Steel Bar Stool £169.00

If you are looking for a funky, Italian inspired bar stool, offering great comfort, stylish good looks, all at a great price, then look no further. The exclusive Rocca Funky Brushed Steel Bar Stool is right up your street! This stylish, modern bar stool is upholstered in hard-wearing yet luxurious faux leather in a choice of cool, modern white or classic black. The low backrest and armrests look fabulous but also provide extra comfort and support, with the hanging footrest completing the designer look. The brushed stainless steel pedestal, with a low profile solid metal flat square base, has a gas lift mechanism to make the stool fully adjustable for your requirements. The pedestal comes in brushed metal which complements the stainless steel in many modern kitchens perfectly.
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