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 – when 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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