Funky Bar Stools

Buy the best funky bar stools selected and recommended by interior designers. By Emily Hilton.

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.

Unique Funky Counter Stool

Unique Funky Counter Stool

$139.99 $169.99

Unique Funky Counter Stool

Orren Ellis

$139.99 $169.99

Description

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. 

Low-Back Adjustable Barstool with Footrest

Low-Back Adjustable Barstool with Footrest

$169.99

Low-Back Adjustable Barstool with Footrest

Ivy Bronx

$169.99

Description

Perfect For: Modernizing your kitchen or bar space

What We Like: Built-in footrest and easy height adjustment

Introduce a contemporary touch to your kitchen or bar area with this low-back barstool, featuring a sleek design and a comfortably curved seat. Crafted with a sturdy metal frame, the square seat is made from engineered wood and sports faux leather upholstery for added elegance. The pedestal-style stool incorporates a built-in footrest for outstanding support, while the handy handle beneath the seat makes height adjustment a breeze. With a height range of 28'' - 36'', the stool tucks neatly beneath your counter or island when not in use.

Designer Advice

Pair this barstool with a glass-top bar table or a marble countertop for a chic, sophisticated look, and complete the ensemble with sleek pendant lighting overhead.

Industrial Side Table with Wheels

Industrial Side Table with Wheels

$549.99

Industrial Side Table with Wheels

Willa Arlo™ Interiors

$549.99

Description

Perfect For: Adding a functional and stylish touch to living rooms or bedrooms

What We Like: The combination of wood and metal for an urban feel

This industrial side table offers the perfect blend of a rustic wood surface and a sturdy metal frame, giving it a stylish urban aesthetic that suits various interior designs. The versatile side table features a spacious lower shelf for storage or decorative items, while the four swivel casters provide mobility and ease of movement across various surfaces. The strong and durable design ensures long-lasting use, making it an excellent choice for busy households and contemporary spaces.

Designer Advice

Fuse the industrial vibe by pairing it with a leather sofa, bold geometric rugs, and statement lighting fixtures to create a modern, inviting space.

Curved Funky Bar Stools with Back

Curved Funky Bar Stools with Back

$129.99 $210.99

Curved Funky Bar Stools with Back

Hashtag Home

$129.99 $210.99

Description

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. 

Slim Funky Bar Stool

Slim Funky Bar Stool

$70.99 $245

Slim Funky Bar Stool

Wrought Studio™

$70.99 $245

Description

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. 

Swivel Bar and Counter Stool with Tufted Back

Swivel Bar and Counter Stool with Tufted Back

$216.99

Swivel Bar and Counter Stool with Tufted Back

Corrigan Studio®

$216.99

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing style and comfort in modern kitchens or bar areas

What We Like: 360° swivel feature for the perfect seating position

This elegant swivel bar and counter stool adds a touch of sophistication to your space with its stainless steel construction, foam padded seat, and gray faux leather upholstery. Featuring curved arms, a tufted open back, and tapered legs in silver or black, this stool is as stylish as it is functional. The convenient support ring doubles as a footrest, while plastic glides on all feet help protect your floors from scuffs and scratches.

Designer Advice

Pair this stool with a sleek, contemporary bar or kitchen island, and enhance the look with minimalistic decor pieces for a chic and cohesive design.

Cutout Artsy Bar Stool

Cutout Artsy Bar Stool

$85 $325

Cutout Artsy Bar Stool

Flash Furniture

$85 $325

Description

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.

Swivel Counter and Bar Stool with Lumbar Support

Swivel Counter and Bar Stool with Lumbar Support

$246.99

Swivel Counter and Bar Stool with Lumbar Support

Wade Logan®

$246.99

Description

Perfect For: Enhancing comfort and style at your kitchen counter or bar area

What We Like: The 360° swiveling feature for finding the perfect position

This stainless steel swivel counter and bar stool boast a sleek, streamlined design with slim legs and a handy circular footrest. The curved backrest with slanted armrests and an open lumbar area ensures comfortable seating while the foam padded seat and back are adorned with faux leather upholstery. Enjoy optimal functionality with its 360° swivel, allowing you to effortlessly adjust your position during meals or while entertaining.

Designer Advice

Pair this stool with a high-gloss countertop and pendant lighting for an effortlessly chic and modern look that's perfect for both relaxing and socializing.

Steel Quirky Bar Stools

Steel Quirky Bar Stools

$111.99 $195

Steel Quirky Bar Stools

Steelside™

$111.99 $195

Description

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.

Ceramic Table Lamp with Adjustable Shade

Ceramic Table Lamp with Adjustable Shade

$128.99

Ceramic Table Lamp with Adjustable Shade

Orren Ellis

$128.99

Description

Perfect For: Adding a touch of elegance to any room

What We Like: The sophisticated design and customizable lighting

This ceramic table lamp features an adjustable shade, allowing you to easily change the direction and intensity of the light. The lamp's base is made from high-quality ceramic, available in several beautiful colors to match your interior. With a stylish and classic look, this table lamp adds a touch of elegance to any living room, bedroom, or office space without overpowering the existing decor. The durable construction ensures long-lasting functionality while providing a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Designer Advice

Place this lamp on a side table or nightstand, and pair it with a complementary-colored decorative throw pillow or area rug to create a cohesive and sophisticated look.

Chic Rustic-Glam Counter & Bar Stool

Chic Rustic-Glam Counter & Bar Stool

$145.99

Chic Rustic-Glam Counter & Bar Stool

Mercer41

$145.99

Description

Perfect For: Merging rustic and glamorous styles in your home

What We Like: Interlocking iron hairpin legs with a weathered gold finish

The Chic Rustic-Glam Counter & Bar Stool elegantly combines rustic and glamorous styles with its interlocking iron hairpin legs and circular seat sporting a weathered gold finish. Its backless design allows for easy tucking under a counter, while the leg glides prevent floor scratches. This versatile stool adds a touch of sophistication to any kitchen, bar, or dining area without compromising on functionality or durability.

Designer Advice

Pair this eye-catching stool with a reclaimed wood or dark-colored counter for an effortless blend of rustic charm and modern glam, enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your space.

Funky Kitchen Bar Stool with Thick Arms

Funky Kitchen Bar Stool with Thick Arms

$135.99 $157.99

Funky Kitchen Bar Stool with Thick Arms

Orren Ellis

$135.99 $157.99

Description

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.

Industrial Coffee Table with Lift-Top Storage

Industrial Coffee Table with Lift-Top Storage

$349.99

Industrial Coffee Table with Lift-Top Storage

Everly Quinn

$349.99

Description

Perfect For: Stylish living rooms in need of functional storage space

What We Like: The multi-functional lift-top design

Meet your new favorite piece of furniture: the industrial coffee table featuring a lift-top storage compartment! This versatile table boasts a rustic wood and metal construction that complements both modern and classic interior styles. The lift-top function reveals a spacious hidden storage space, just the spot for remote controls, coasters, or even a cozy throw blanket. Plus, when lifted, the table can also serve as an elevated work surface, perfect for working or enjoying a meal from the comfort of your couch.

Designer Advice

Pair this coffee table with a soft, textured area rug and a cozy sofa to create a warm and inviting living space, allowing the table's functionality and style to really shine.

Industrial Bar Stool with Adjustable Height

Industrial Bar Stool with Adjustable Height

Industrial Bar Stool with Adjustable Height

George Oliver

Description

Perfect For: Home bars, kitchens, or any casual seating area

What We Like: Swiveling seat and rustic design

This industrial bar stool offers a stylish, functional addition to your home. Its sturdy metal base and solid wood seat integrate beautifully in rustic, farmhouse, or industrial settings. The swiveling seat provides easy mobility and social engagement, while the adjustable height ensures customized comfort for users of all ages. The bar stool also features a convenient footrest, delivering substantial support for a leisurely dining experience.

Designer Advice

Pair this stool with a simple wooden or metal high table, and consider adding an area rug for a comfortable, inviting gathering space.

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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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Wood barstools in white kitchen

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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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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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.

Funky kitchen stools

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.

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.

Funky breakfast bar stools

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

Funky bar stools 3

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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Funky Bar Stools

Funky bar stools

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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funky bar stools!

Mackenzie childs courtly check stool for the bar

MacKenzie Childs Courtly Check Stool for the bar.

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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 bar stool

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Chairs - AM Designs

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

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 stools from DefySupply

Clementine and olive life style blog the styling of bailey

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

Funky stool

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

Pilot 24.8" Bar Stool

Pilot 24.8" Bar Stool

Funky stool 1

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.

Cute modern kitchen pale aqua units green bar stools

Cute modern kitchen: pale aqua units, green bar stools

Funky bar stool white

Funky Bar Stool White

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