Adella Herrera, January 27th , 2017.
When it comes to picking stools for your kitchen island, there are some things you need to know. It’s not all about space, but also about style. Contemporary, modern, classic, rustic, or such, you need to make sure every furniture piece should be fit to your design and theme. Kitchen island, usually, can be equipped with stools or not. If you have more space, it’s better to have stools. There are some benefits if you equip stools with your island, like you can have additional seating in the kitchen, so no need to build dining room anymore. However, what kind of stools which you can choose?
Bigger stools are perfect for considerably small kitchen island. Why? Because it can be a balance. Kitchen island stools with backs, for instance, it’s a high seat which can be placed in line. However, when you choose higher seats, don’t use more than 4 stools. Don’t let your stools overwhelm your island, let alone the kitchen. High back stools are right for classic style. High back stools should also be put no more than 3. Place it in line.
If you want kitchen island bar stools, it’s recommended to choose high chairs with low back rest. This kind of stool, however, can be various when it comes to size. Smaller stools should be chosen for big kitchen island. This kind of stool should also be placed in several spots in your island, it can be placed in line or surrounding the island. You can buy several stools, more than 4 at a time. This is perfect for bigger family, or if you often invite your friends to come over. Counter height stools are other types you can opt for as well for big kitchen island. This is actually a kind of high chair, but you can choose whether it should be with back rest or no.
For rustic kitchen style, you have to choose wooden high stools for your kitchen island, just in case you want to turn it into bar. It doesn’t need to be entirely made out of wood, if you don’t like it. Just choose ones with brown tone. Modern, in the other hand, should be chosen in metallic or glossy finish. Classic style needs to have many engravings in its foot or back rest. White color should be the best option for classic style. And for contemporary style, you can pick any kind of stool in various size and shapes, for it’s flexible in shapes.