Probably the most important and hardest at the same time is determining the right stool height for your kitchen island bar. You want to make sure that your elbows aren’t higher than your shoulders or your knees wouldn’t be driving into the underside of the counter edge.
You might be confuse with what to buy as there are some considered to be bar stools and there are those which are counter stools. So, decide first what kind of setting you have to purchase the appropriate stool for it.
To do this, measure first the distance from the floor up to the base of the counter surface. A standard bar counter measures 40-42 inches while a standard kitchen island counter measures 35-36 inches. This means you need a bar stool which is 28-30 inches high and a counter stool of about 24-26 inches.
Don’t be deceived by the most beautiful stools in the world. Because if they are not comfortable, there will be no people who would want to gather around your counter. Just when you have the correct height measurements you can start purchasing stools and considering their aesthetic value. This will surely provide comfort, convenience, and beauty to your kitchen.
A wide variety of stools have evolved over the years. Today’s choice are extremely varied from the materials they are made of, the finishes, and their styles. Few of these styles include Chair Backs, Square Seats, Cushioned Seats, Backless Stools, Modern Styles, Wood Frames, Metal Frames and Rustic Styles.