Funky Bar Stools

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If you’re looking for a way to jazz up your kitchen, funky bar stools are a quick and easy solution. Whether you want funky bar stools with backs or something with a low profile, you’re sure to find your ideal quirky bar stool. You can choose between bright colors or something more neutral too. We’ve picked out a collection of the best eclectic bar stools so you turn your bar space from dull to cool and fun.

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Slim Funky Bar Stool
Nondalton Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool
Nondalton Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool
Nondalton Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool
Nondalton Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool
Nondalton Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool

Slim Funky Bar Stool

Wrought Studio™

Available in over five color choices, ranging from bold orange to fiery red, this bar stool requires partial assembly. Featuring a swivel function, it is upholstered in easy-to-clean fabric and can be adjusted in height. It has a backless design.

Designer Advice:

Perfect for sliding under a kitchen island, this stool is slim and streamlined. However, it isn’t the best choice if you require back support due to the curved design. Nevertheless, the gleaming chrome base and footrest give it a modern look. Plus, the range of colors available means you can choose to match or contrast with existing décor. 

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Steel Quirky Bar Stools
Crawford Counter & Bar Stool
Crawford Counter & Bar Stool
Crawford Counter & Bar Stool
Crawford Counter & Bar Stool
Crawford Counter & Bar Stool

Steel Quirky Bar Stools

Steelside™

Completely backless, this set of two stools comes with nine color choices, including yellow and blue. Made from galvanized steel with a rust-resistant zinc coating, they have a chic and unusual industrial look. Best of all, no assembly is required.

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Unique Funky Counter Stool

Unique Funky Counter Stool

Able to last for up to 9 hours, this cool bar stool features a color-changing LED light effect. Made of stainless steel and acrylic, you can choose to change the light gradually or go for a more sudden change.

Designer Advice:

Due to its versatile design, you could use this bar stool in your creative studio, or even in a bedroom. It can be used outside too, making it a great choice for the upcoming summer months. Provide some color-changing ambient lighting for poolside days or use it as a place to rest when you’re done splashing about. 

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Curved Funky Bar Stools with Back

Curved Funky Bar Stools with Back

Hashtag Home

This set of two stools features a futuristic design. They are height adjustable and have a swivel function. The base is made of chrome for a sophisticated addition, whereas the bucket-style seat is upholstered. The upholstery comes in four colors. 

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Cutout Artsy Bar Stool
Asthon Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool
Asthon Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool
Asthon Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool
Asthon Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool
Asthon Swivel Adjustable Height Bar Stool

Cutout Artsy Bar Stool

Wrought Studio™

With over five color options to choose from, you’re sure to find your favorite with this artsy bar stool. It has a cool orbit shape with a cutout at the back for that little something extra and is upholstered in vinyl.

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Funky Kitchen Bar Stool with Thick Arms

Funky Kitchen Bar Stool with Thick Arms

Available in gray, black, white, or dark silver, this bar stool is upholstered in leatherette with diamond tufting detail. Adjustable in height and able to swivel 360 degrees, it includes thick arms and a straight-across footrest. Assembly tools are included. 

Designer Advice:

Though still funky, the higher back and included arms of this stool make it a good option if you require back support. The plush back and seat will also offer comfort even when sitting for a long time. We recommend it for ultra-modern kitchens due to the innovative design. This stool is also a brilliant affordable option.

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Buying Guide

The definition of funky is to be unconventionally stylish. Not everything in today's interior design has to be labeled as sophisticated. Sometimes an odd or quaint addition, like festive funky bar stools, can give just the right tone for a fun-loving environment.

Give your game room, bar or kitchen a trendy frivolous feel that sets you apart from the routine modern styles. For the younger crowd, retro fits this bill quite nicely.

Outrageous shapes and bright colors often accompany funky bar stools. Quality materials from earlier years can often be found in retro or vintage stools. Solid and sustainable, these can last for many years.

  • Wood - Backless bar stools made of hardwood provide a platform for non-toxic paint with bright designs. Reclaimed wood with acacia legs and a curved seat is an example of how natural and funky mix well.
  • Metal - Chrome plated metal brings back yesterday's look with circular legs set on a large round base. Often adjustable for comfort, the magic of vintage comes alive. Unusually shaped seats, like a giant hand or a metal tractor seat, are made of steel for uncompromising sturdiness.
  • Plastic - Padded faux leather with unusually shaped backs or shiny vinyl that mimics a bottle cap make funky furniture interesting.
  • Wicker - Mixed materials, such as rattan and wood, can create an exotic look in any decor. Rush seats with wood ladder backs or a simple backless wicker seat with scrolled wooden legs make a personal statement.
  • Fabric - Fabrics made of cotton or polyester and highlighted with bright prints on seats and high backs are great for country chic decors. Anything from swirls to polka dots add a quirky, but warm, feel.

Although bar stools and counter stools are often seen as one, they differ in the height. Counters as a rule, are lower than bars. Kitchen counters or tall tables range from 34" to 39" in height. A corresponding stool should be 24" to 29" from floor to seat. Bars typically run from 40" to 46" in height. Stools for a bar will range from 30" to 36" from floor to seat. Check the height of the designated table before ordering.

Funky bar stools may or may not have a certain style assigned to them. Metal stools with little ornament match urban industrial and some modern decors. Wood and fabric is warm and can fit contemporary, country, chic or rustic styles. Plastics are usually used in modern or eclectic decors. When bright colors are used, they are meant to stand out and be noticed in all decors.

Cleaning bar stools is simple. Soap and water can remove any dirt or grime off of many surfaces. Chrome should be shined when needed. If upholstered, vacuum and spot clean as needed with an upholstery cleaning product.

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Weird yet captivating - this bar stool sports a funky look but is still more than sure to provide you with the comfort you're looking for, while blending perfectly with your modern styled interior.

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If you look for funky, modern furniture, registering the contemporary vibe, this counter stool will be a perfect choice. It exudes the feeling of vintage glam, being both bold and daring at the same time.

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Intricately carved counter height kitchen barstools made entirely from wood. The stools come with uniquely carved legs and a flat seating area that offers full support. There are also some leg rests included there and a neatly carved backrest.

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If you like bar stools, then this funky set shall appeal to you. Their original, cool and clean design represents the best features of minimalism, therefore suiting well all contemporary apartments.

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Funky counter height barstools featuring a low back design and a wooden seat. The stools stand on four metal legs, each finished in recessed black for that industrial look. You also get metal footrests below and an inspired countryside look to transform your home bar or farmhouse-inspired kitchen.

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Clementine and Olive Life Style Blog: The Styling of Bailey Quin McCarthy - love this kitchen so pretty and a little funky!

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A set of two funky barstools made in an oriental, exotic fashion. The stools are made out of manufactured wood with smooth veneers painted in yellow paint and have exquisite patterns engraved on the backs.

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A nice and beautiful bar stool in cream finish that sports a funky design and makes for a suitable addition to the contemporary-styled interior. It has the chrome base with a footrest for more convenience and the wooden structure of the seat and back.

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Comprising 4 funky bar stools and a corresponding roundtable, this cocktail or dinette set constitutes a fabulous decor proposition. Bold design, featuring lots of gold and silver will embellish even the most sophisticated interiors.

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MacKenzie Childs Courtly Check Stool for the bar.

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Funky bar stools from DefySupply

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A whimsical bar stool, complete with uplifting words to live by! Created from a reclaimed high back stool. (Sold)

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for the boys so when they tip them,and they will, they are soft when the stool hits the tile... no cracked tile!

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Pilot 24.8" Bar Stool

Pilot 24.8" Bar Stool

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Funky bar stool. Shiny chrome frame creates a sturdy nest for clear acrylic seat. It's translucent like water, and it seems as if it's about to flow slowly on the floor. Not the most comfortable one on Earth, but looks awesome, obviously.

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Cute modern kitchen: pale aqua units, green bar stools

CorLiving B-302-VPD Round Styled Adjustable Bar Stool, Black Leatherette, Set of 2

It is a set that includes two bar stools with contemporary design. They are available in two color options to choose: black leatherette and brown leatherette. They are a great addition for your modern dining room.

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funky bar stool

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Funky bar

The openwork funky bar stool constructed of two mixed materials: walnut and stainless steel. Such a nice piece of furniture is universal and will play its role very well in the public space and also in the private home.

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Love this open kitchen shelving and soapstone counters by Lyndsay Caleo and Fitzhugh Karol

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Funky Bar Stool White