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Get the Look: 72 Bar + Counter Stools

As I mentioned yesterday, we chose the bar stools for Meredith + Daniel’s  kitchen. Although we arrived at an obvious and eternally perfect classic (Bertoia!), I looked at a lot of examples of bar & counter stools. Lucky you, they’re detailed below.

First though, let’s have a lesson about rules for bar stools and counter stools:

What’s the difference between a bar stool & counter stool?
If you’ve ever shopped for kitchen stools, you’ve noticed that they come in two heights. The standard height for a bar stool is 30″, while the average height for a counter stool is about 26″.

How to choose the right height bar & counter stool?
You’ll want 8″ to 12″ of leg room between the stool and the bottom of your counter/table.

Consider the overhang.
You might find that counters with a very deep overhang call for a slightly shorter stool.

How much space should you allot between stools?
For stools 16″-18″ wide, allow about 22″ of space between them. For stools 19″-22″ wide, allow about 24″ of breathing room. Leave even more space for swivel stools and stools with arms.

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I didn’t even realize that the stools I use in Boston and Cape Cod are
Last Minute bar stools by Patricia Urquiola.

S H O P P I N G

Shop bar stools and counter stools from StyleCarrot partners and others. 

1 Vienna Barstool, $129 at Crate & Barrel.

2 Arteriors Wyndham Swivel Counter Stool, $480 at Bellacor.

3 Real Good Barstool by BluDot, $249 at Lumens.

4 BOSSE Bar Stool, $49.99 at IKEA.

5 Onda Counter Stool by Jesus Gasca for Stua, $410 at DWR.

6 Magis Steelwood by Ronan+Erwan Bouroullec, $499 at YLiving.

7 Tolix Marais Barstool by Xavier Pauchard, $335 at DWR.

8 Arteriors Home Rochefort Stool, $488 at Wayfair.

9 P.A. Bar Stool by Soren Rose Studio, $895 at Matter.

10 Ulrik Bar Stool by Alex Hellum, £205 at Heal’s.

11 Hal Stool by Jasper Morrison for Vitra, $515 at Lumens.

12 Modern Windsor Bar Stool, $149.99 at West Elm.

13 Little Tulip Stool by Pierre Paulin for Artifort, $1,535 at Hive.

14 Tractor Counter Stool by Craig Bassam, $1,275 at DWR.

15 Bay Counter Stool by Newport Furniture, $349 at Room & Board.

16 Restoration Warehouse Maxwell Stool, $348 at Candelabra.

17 Spoon Stool by Antonio Citterio for Kartell, $750 at Lumens.

18 Bertoia Counter Stool for Knoll, $1027 at DWR.

19 Felix Walnut Bentwood Barstools, $119 at Crate & Barrel.

20 Folio Leather Backless Counter stools, $269 at Crate & Barrel.

21 Industrial Stool, $179 at West Elm.

22 Upholstered Cherner Stool, $829 at All Modern.

23 OFFI Jim Barstool by Scott Laughton, $299 at AllModern.

24 Deer Bar Stool by Autobahn for De La Espada, $1,885 at The Future Perfect.

25 Era Counter Stool by Michael Thonet, $250 at DWR.

26 Flint Steel Counter Stool, $119 at CB2.

27 Emeco 1006 Navy Aluminum Counter Stool, $790 at DWR.

28 Little Apollo by Patrick Norguet for Artifort, $1,378 at Hive.

29 1961 Pierre Jeanneret Stools, set of 4 at Galerie Half.

30 Jamie Young Americana Stool, $325 at Wayfair.

31 Gigi Stool by Marco Mara for Knoll, $550 at Hive.

32 Collins Stools, $279 at Room & Board.

33 Bar Stool in Scrapwood by Piet Hein Eek, $766 at The Future Perfect.

34 Lucite Bar Stools, $3,675/pair, Sandra Oster, Decorator Tag Sale.

35 Model Six Stool by Jeff Covey, $420 at Amazon.

36 dCOR Design Gen Bar Stool, $239 at AllModern.

37 Phoenix Swoon Barstool, $149 at CB2.

38 Milo Baughman Chrome Bar Stools, $8,000/six at Orions Objects.

39 Gubi 3 Stool by Boris Berlin+Poul Christiansen $799 at Danish Design Store.

40 Staach Cain Kitchen Stool, $363 at 2Modern.

41 Kartell Charles Ghost Stool, $400/pair at Lumens.

42 Cosmo Bar Stool, £50 at Next.

43 Petite Barstools, $149 at CB2.

44 Ribbon Counter Stool, $179 at West Elm.

45 Arteriors Calvin Bar Stool, $2,112 at Wayfair.

46 Crescent Bar Chair, $117.30 at S&S Modern Furniture.

47 Kubu Hand-Woven Barstool, $149.95 at Pier1.

48 Dandelion Stool by DesignK, $345.75 at Bouf.

49 Knicker Counter Stool by Blu Dot, $299 at Lumens.

50 Facto Stools by Patrick Jouin for Fermob.

51 Deja-vu Stool by Naoto Fukasawa for Magis, $369 at Yliving.

52 Cygnus Barstool by Safavieh, $554.40 at Burke Decor.

53 Counter Stool 1C by RoomB, $660 by Yliving.

54 Stitch Chair by Cappellini, $881 at Dwell Store.

55 BCN Fixed Stools by Harry & Camilla for Kristalia, £252 at Milia Shop.

56 Kant Stool by Karim Rashid for Casamania, $265 at AllModern.

57 Graph Stool by Gus* Modern, $325 at Lumens.

58 Aalto High Chair K65 by Artek, 352€ at Scandinavia Design.

59 Reata Counter Stool, $198 at Anthropologie.

60 Hi Pad Stools by Jasper Morrison for Cappellini, $729.50 at AmbienteDirect.

61 Perch Barstool, $298 at Anthropologie.

62 Lancaster Barstool by Michael Young for Emeco, $745 at DWR.

63 Blu Dot Counterstool Counterstool, $249 at Lumens.

64 P Stool 2 by Lebello, $462 at Yliving.

65 One More Please Stool by Philippe Starck for Kartell, $450 at Lumens.

66 L’Eau Counter Stool by Calligaris, $248.65 at Yliving.

67 Church Stool by Gus*Modern, $210 at Lumens.

68 Last Minute Stool by Patricia Urquiola, $270/pair at Chairish.

69 Florence Swivel Stool, $89.99 at Target.

70 Air Counter Stool by Calligaris, $237.15 at Yliving.

71 Perch Counter Stool, $550 at Yliving.

72 One More Please Stool by Philippe Starck for Kartell, $450 at Lumens.

73 Bungalow 5 Oslo Gray Limed Oak Barstool, $500 at Burke Decor.

74 Magis Stool_One $838/set of 2 at Lumens.

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Get the Look: 65 Modern Candlesticks and Candelabra

For years I’ve adored the Lucite pretzel knot candlesticks by Dorothy Thorpe—a decade ago I had stashed a tear that features one prominently, and I still have it. I think it’s the ultimate modern candelabra. Lately I’ve been interested in brass candelabra with joints, as well as simple Danish candlesticks in teak or painted wood. There are tons of newer, contemporary ones too, like Muuto’s green raw wood candelabra and the chunky chrome or glass tubular pieces that refer back to the ’70s. Following up on yesterday’s Montage: 44 Rooms with Candlesticks & Candelabra, here’s a shopping guide for 65 modern candlesticks and modern candelabra.

S H O P P I N G

1 Festive Candelabra by Natalie Rutard for Philippi Design, 99€ at Connox.

2 Light Runner Wood Candle Holder by Marie Thurnauer, $79AUD at Vincent2.

3 Muuto Raw Candelabra in Hand-Sawed Wood, $250 at A+R.

4 Agnes Table Candelabra by Lindsey Adelman, $1,500 at The Future Perfect.

5 Polished Horn Candle Holder, $48 at Jayson Home.

6 Candlestrip Candle Holder by Design Glut, $30 at A+R.

7 Mistic Mini Candlabra by Arik Levy for Gaia & Gino, $259 at Switch Modern.

8 Nick and the Candlestick in Brass by Lindsey Adelman, $1,200 at Matter.

9 Empathy for Las Vegas Neon Borosilicate Glass Candlesticks by Cat Merrick.

10 Met Candlestick by Hans Harald Rath, $530 at Moss.

11 BJÖRKEFALL Candlestick Holder in Black, $5.99 at IKEA.

12 Nordic Light Candlestick by Jonas Grundell, $69 at Finnish Design Shop.

13 Menu Double Candleholder by Mikaela Dörfel, $80 at A+R.

14 Distortion Candlestick by Paul Loebach, $24 at Uncommon Goods.

15 Rococo Candlestick by Ted Muehling for Nymphenburg, $1,730 at Moss.

16 Jointed Brass Candelabras from Sweden, $175 at Steven Sclaroff on 1st Dibs.

17 Wembley Candleholder in Zinc-Finished Aluminum, $39.95 at CB2.

18 TRÅDIG Candlestick in Red, $7.99 at IKEA.

19 Tom Dixon Cast Iron Crown Candelabra.

20 Short Teak Taper Candlestick, $10.99 at West Elm.

21 Seis Multi-Level Candleholder, $59.95 at CB2.

22 Kosta Boda Connect Glass Candlestick, $125 at Fjorn.

23 Eve Candleholder in Matte White Porcelain, $78 at Jonathan Adler.

24 Louise Campbell Fiducia Magnetic Vase+Candleholder, $159.95 at UB.

25 Red 1920s Turned Wood Candlestick, $750 at Dongan Collection.

26 Heliodor Glass Candle Holder by Arik Levy Gaia & Gino, $450 at Aha Life.

27 Ralph Lauren Straton Triple Stag Candlestick, $1,295 at Michael C. Fina.

28 Ghost Candelabra by Jon Russell, $65 at MoMA Design Store.

29 Hourglass Pillar Candleholders in Aqua, $223 at Dwell Studio.

30 Dunes and Duchess Four-Arm Candelabra, $520 at Barneys New York.

31 Nine Concrete Candle Holders by Marit Meisler $320 at Unica.

32 Superliving Lime Cosmos Candlestick €18.15 at Wonen met LEF!

33 Antler Candelabra in Yellow Polyresin, £89 at Dwell.

34 JOY by Josefin Hagberg Electric Candlestick, $199 at Greener Grass Design.

35 Turn Me On Candlestick by Danti and Zanzi for Alessi, $80 at Unica.

36 Totem Votives by Eric Janssen Beech, $26 at MoMA Design Store.

37 Sagaform Upside-Down Vase/Candle Holder, $39.95 at Fjorn.

38 Curves Cast Iron Candlesticks, $18 each at Chiasso.

39 Donna Karan Burnished Metal Candlestick, $60 at Michael C. Fina.

40 Kubus 4-Candle Holder by Mogens Lassen, £115 at DesignShop UK.

41 Tom Dixon Spin Table Candelabra in Cast Iron, $650 at Lumens.

42 Homestead Candle Holder by Ladies&Gentleman, $58/pair at OBJECT.

43 Four Brass Dansk Teardrop Onion Candle Holders, $99 on Etsy.

44 Noelle Rigaudie Cardboard Candlestick, $750 at Anthropologie.

45 Green Mango Wood Candle Holder for Block Candles by Rice.

46 Loop Candelabra in Chrome Plated Brass, $27.99 at The Organizing Store.

47 Dansk Cast Iron Candelabra, starting bid $16.99 on eBay.

48 Candleholder with Matchbox, $17.50 at Swedish Design House.

49 Skyline Menorah by Jonathan Adler, $165 at Crane & Co.

50 Normann Copenhagen Heima Candle Holder, $72.50 at Lumens.

51 Antoine Table Candelabra in Blown Borosilicate Glass, $200 at DWR.

52 Slanted Brass Candleholders, $248 at Dwell Studio.

53 Brass Candlesticks, starting bid $1.57 on eBay.

54 Lava Candleholder Set by Louise Hederstrom, $119AUD at Vincent2.

55 Polyhedron Candlesticks by Revision Design Studio $47.50 at Supermarket.

56 Georg Jensen Masterpieces Small Candlestick, $300 at Finnish Design Shop.

57 Ted Muehling Biedermeier Candlestick at E.R. Butler.

58 Set of 3 Iron  Topiary Candleholders, $44.95 at Crate & Barrel.

59 Walk of Flames Candelabra by Studio Frederik Roije, $632 at Nova68.

60 Anna Kraitz Green Porcelain Fire Candlestick $42 at Huset.

61 3-Piece Arden Stainless Steel Candleholder Set, $149.95 at Crate & Barrel.

62 Georg Jensen Precious by Ilse Crawford, $130 at Finnish Design Shop.

63 Mistic Large Bronze Glass Candle Holder by Arik Levy, $279 at AllModernOutlet.

64 Claw Candlesticks in Blackened Brass, starting at $62 at Jayson Home.

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