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A Look At Your Bar Stool Type Options

Last updated 7 years ago

When you have guests over for dinner or entertaining, you want to make sure they’re comfortable.  This is why it’s important to take your time choosing the best bar stools and dining furniture. Keep reading to learn about what to look for when shopping for a set of bar stools and what each style can say about your personality.  

The décor known as ‘retro’ generally refers to old-fashioned styles from the 40s, 50s, and 60s. However, it can also broadly refer to traditional styles as well. A retro-style bar stool will have many classic details, including ball and claw feet, spindles and finials. You’ll also notice these stools are made with heavier materials, such as walnut and cherry, and are finished in a medium or dark stain. They are made to look heavy with color and details, but are easy to move around the home.  

Contemporary or modern bar stools are made with strong metals that should appear light, giving the impression that the home is effortlessly grounded. These stools may also incorporate abstract shapes and other surprising design elements. Lastly, you’re likely to see bold, solid colors instead of neutrals and shades of primary colors.

Bamboo is a strong material that is light, yet bold. It can withstand years of wear and tear and still maintain its natural appearance. Many homeowners choose bamboo and other natural materials when buying bar stools because they provide a barely-there, fresh look that complements a variety of colors and styles. If you want to create a warm, friendly atmosphere, look for a bar stool made of bamboo.

Visit Casual Dining & Bar Stools to find the right bar stool for your dining room or kitchen. While you’re here, browse our dining furniture inventory. Call us at (858) 578-5881 or visit our website for more information about our store hours and locations. 


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