Have a Seat: Dining at the Kitchen Island

April 13, 2015No comments

black and white two tone kitchen with center island and wood range hood

Smart, Sassy and Social: Bar Stool Decor

Counter stools are the finishing touch for an open kitchen design with a  furniture-style island or peninsula. Choose stools that blend with both kitchen and living decors to reinforce your open design. A bonus Рwhen you use the counter for serving, you can tuck the stools around your living area for casual guest seating.

In the kitchen pictured above, counter stools are upholstered in a gray and white print that reinforces the two-tone cabinetry and transitional-style pendant lighting.

peninsula breakfast bar in white shaker cabinets in open kitchen with furniture look island

Wicker whimsy

Colonial style wicker-seat counter stools offer a warm welcome to family and guests. The peninsula, island and end cabinets, all trimmed with decorative door panels and ogee toekick molding, are beautiful examples of furniture-style cabinet design.

island seating in kitchen with gray raised panel cabinets

Soft gray, a touch of sophistication

Neatly upholstered in gray, these counter stools blend seamlessly into the kitchen decor. Cambridge raised-panel cabinets, finished in Painted Harbor gray, are the perfect base for the transitional interior design scheme.


Compact seating: the backless bar stool

For a slim profile, consider backless bar stools. Simple yet charming, backless stools with webbed seats, softly lit by contemporary linen pendants, offer a warm invitation to have a seat.

Create a custom island from semi-custom cabinets

A frequent question for our design studio is, “Do you sell islands?” Our answer? Every island we sell is unique, designed specifically for that customer and built from semi-custom cabinets. Call us at 888-350-1242 for information on our free kitchen design service.

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