Modern counter and bar stools bring much-needed seating to your kitchen island, bar, or counter-height table. With impeccable, unmissable designs and shapes, a modern stool makes a statement without overpowering the room. In a number of colors and styles, you’ll find the perfect stools for your kitchen at 2Modern.
To help you choose the perfect pieces, we’ve answered a few of the most frequently asked questions about bar stools.
Q: What is a counter stool?
A counter stool, or a counter height bar stool, is a seat that allows you to comfortably sit at a counter. The right counter height stool should allow you to rest your arms and eat comfortably without having to reach up or lean down.
Q: What is the difference between a counter stool and bar stool?
Although the terms “bar stool” and “counter stool” are often used interchangeably, the distinguishing factor is that one is typically taller than the other.
Q: Are bar stools higher than counter stools?
Yes, bar stools are taller than counter stools. The seat of a bar stool is often between 29” and 31” from the ground, while counter stools usually come in at 24” to 26”.
Q: How tall should a bar stool be?
To choose the right height, you’ll want to measure the height of your table or counter. For a comfortable fit, you’ll want to allow for about 8” to 10” between the seat and the counter. For example, if your counter is 36” high, you’ll want to go for a counter stool with a seat height between 24” and 27”. If you have a 42” tall table, you’ll want to opt for a seat height of 30” to 32”.
Q: What is the best fabric for bar stools?
To choose the best fabric for your kitchen, you’ll want to consider your lifestyle and the people who will be using your stools most frequently. You’ll want to choose a material that’s beautiful and appealing to you, but also practical for your home. Considering your lifestyle is the best way to choose the right fabric for your bar or counter stools.