Our favorite Bar Stools, Counter Stools, and Kitchen Stools for Kitchen Islands and Breakfast Bars

Whether you have a brand new kitchen or you’re in need of an easy update, start with kitchen stools!  The latest trends in kitchen design almost always include a large kitchen island with stool seating or a breakfast bar.  Quite often, you’ll see both!  Homes are now being built around what's necessary - open floor plans with large kitchens that seamlessly mesh with dining rooms and great rooms.  These floor plans make entertaining guests for parties, sports games, or casual gatherings easy and fun.

Pull up a stool to your kitchen island or bar to create extra seating and surface areas in your home.  You’ll be surprised how often these areas get used whether it’s for a quick morning meal, an afternoon snack, or a casual party.  Add functionality to smaller spaces with these stools that help generate great conversation.

We have compiled a list of some of our favorite bar stools, counter stools, and kitchen stools for Washington DC area kitchens!  There truly are endless options available at Belfort Furniture with a variety of designs and styles.

Bar Stool vs. Counter Stool vs. Kitchen Stool

Café chairs and stools from the Loft Living Collection are trending throughout home interior design magazines, pinterest, and houzz!

How do you determine the difference between these stool heights and which one do you need?  Kitchen islands and bar areas can vary; reference our chart below to help identify your kitchen’s needs!

Modern Bar Stools

For a sleek look choose a modern bar stools.  Often used to balance a contemporary look or to bring a pop of fun into your home decor, these options can create a unique space that's sure to impress.

A sturdy chrome and acrylic bar stool like the Stefie Stool by Loft Living can easily provide a trendy look into your home and complements dark espresso kitchens perfectly.

Bold lines and geometric shapes brings a striking mod look to your home with this Ronny Stool by Amisco.

Classic Designs

Classic scrolls and complimentary metal and leather create a look that's timeless when it comes to bar and kitchen stools.  Your traditional kitchen may need something that's coordinating and these options may be your best bet!

The Monetello Swivel Stool's distressed leather and metal finishes combined with a scroll back design create the perfect look for a Tuscan inspired kitchen.

For your kitchen island or bar that's in need of a dark hue, the Pulaski Accents Bar Stool is a great option and would pair nicely against marble counter tops in a white kitchen.

Create your own and Customize!

Amisco, Vanguard, Canadel offer customizable stools to create the ideal look for your home.  With different styles, finish, and fabric options you can create something truly unique or recreate a stool you’ve fallen in love with from browsing magazines!

Use Canadel’s Online Customizing Tool to create your own look.  Test out stool styles, leg styles, upholstery, and wood choices with a click of a button.

With endless options, be sure to walk around our showrooms for inspiration, browse our website for some ideas, and choose something that speaks to you!  Belfort Furniture's convenient furniture showroom campus is located in Dulles, Virginia and is home to many great looks.  Our seasoned staff can help guide you through furniture selection and create beautiful rooms for homes in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia.