On-trend and everywhere at the moment, low back bar stools will look chic and cool in your kitchen or bar area. Unlike higher backs, a low back stool will deliver a sleek and streamlined look no matter the design. Plus, lower back stools tend to tuck underneath kitchen islands and bars more easily, leading to a less cluttered space. From rustic solid wood designs to faux leather, we’ve picked out a few of our favorite low back bar stools below.
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Solid Wood Bar Stool with Back
Crafted from reclaimed pine wood and available in two finishes, this stool has is full of character. It stands on four tapered legs with a square seat and a flared back. The twisting iron rod supports below can be used as footrests.
The pared-back look of this stool would look stunning in a farmhouse-style kitchen. As you can choose from rustic or honey brown, you can experiment with different wood hues to create a warm or cool look. To prevent your stool from looking too bare, place it near a window so the natural distressing will be highlighted.
Metallic Low Back Counter Stools
Available in brown or gray, this set of two stools features bucket seats and a black metal frame. Each stool is upholstered in metallic faux leather that has been distressed for a lived-in look. They are filled with foam.
Modern Wooden Counter Stools with Backs
These two stools are crafted from solid and manufactured wood and come in either natural or walnut. They do have a swivel feature - however, they are not height adjustable. Their curved design is smooth and on-trend without being ultra-modern.
We recommend pairing these stools with an all-white or black kitchen island for a contrasting look. As they have a contemporary and sleek design, a marble countertop would also look great with these stools. Despite their stunning design, these stools may not be the best option if you have back issues due to their extreme low back.
Cage Style Low Back Wooden Bar Stool
Although low, the molded cage-like back of this stool is ergonomically designed to support you. Geometric powder-coated iron sled legs give it a modern update that will also create the illusion of more space. The seat features a natural wood grain.
Contemporary but with retro appeal, this stool would be a good option for a studio apartment. Easily able to slot under an island or pull-out table due to its design, the ergonomic shaping means you can use it as an everyday chair, too.
Industrial Style Low Back Bar Stool
Handsome and charming, this stool has a contoured wood top and a curved metal base. A lower bar gives you a place to rest your feet – plus, the adjustable height of this stool will make it more comfortable.
We love the industrial style of this stool, which will bring a rugged rural vibe into your kitchen. For a look that isn’t too cold, make sure to place a rug underneath your kitchen island. This will bring out the warmth of the wood top. These stools are great for all ages due to the curved sides.
Industrial Style Low Back Counter Stools
Perfect For: A large kitchen with an expansive kitchen island in need of seating
What We Like: They’re available in a variety of colors and seat heights
Not So Good For: Those looking for stools with a cushioned seat
Ideal for a busy kitchen space, this set of four low back counter stools have a 24-inch tall seat height and sit on a four-legged white steel base. The seat is crafted out of brown manufactured wood with a low detachable steel backrest with a middle support panel. These four stools can be easily stacked when you need to store them away.
With a weight capacity of 300 pounds, these low back counter stools were built with an additional X-shaped brace support under the seat for added stability. The feet are outfitted with rubber padding on the bottom in order to help protect hardwood and tile flooring from any scratches and dents.
What Users Say:
I love these. They match our kitchen perfectly and are just the right size. They are well made and very well packaged.
Curved Faux Leather Low Back Counter Stool
Choose from cream, black, or gray with this stool – although note that all three have a black base. The natural wood variation contrasts with plush faux leather for a chic and elegant look. The frame is made of steel for durability.
Black Wash Comfortable Low Back Counter Stool
Sand & Stable™
Perfect For: A minimalist kitchen home setting up against a marble counter
What We Like: The backrest tilts back with your movement so it’s always in line with where you’re sitting and where you need the support
Crafted out of a combination of solid and manufactured wood, this comfortable low back counter stool sits on four square legs with a center support panel and footrest. The angled back legs make their way up into L-shaped armrests that are attached to a polyurethane upholstered backrest. The matching upholstered seat cushion is stuffed with soft foam.
This comfortable low back counter stool also comes in an aged gray color with cream-colored seating if you’re looking for a softer and more muted tone for your kitchen. Pair the blackened finished stool with dark kitchen cabinetry and a granite countertop for a refined and sophisticated look.
What Users Say:
These bar stools did not disappoint! My husband was able to put them together rather quickly and they look amazing. I get so many compliments and they are comfortable.
Tractor Low Back Bar Stool
QUANZHOU AUTO FURNITURE CO.,LTD
Crafted from cast iron, this stool comes in five different colors. It is powder-coated to protect from rust, and the feet have rubber soles to prevent scratching. Even better, this stool is a swivel style and can be adjusted in height.
Low Back Stool For Kitchen Island Set
Perfect For: A kitchen island in a small apartment or condo
What We Like: There are two different seat heights to choose from for a more customized look that will seamlessly fit into your kitchen
Effortlessly stylish and chic, this low back stool for kitchen island set features a C-shaped iron frame in a shiny chrome finish. There’s an iron footrest along with a square-shaped low back. The light blue seat cushion is upholstered in soft velvet and filled with foam.
Add this low back stool for kitchen island set to your all-white open-concept kitchen for a trendy and modern aesthetic. Pair a glass globe-style light source above the island with light gray paint on the walls for a neutral look that will work nicely in most contemporary homes.
What Users Say:
They are the right size and feel sturdy to sit on. I may be ordering two more! The seat cushion is very soft.
Rattan Low Kitchen Stools with Backs
Sand & Stable™
This set of two stools is made from woven water hyacinth with a powder-coated iron frame for a contrasting silhouette. They have a two-tone color scheme. Curved for your comfort, the square seats are wide enough to accommodate sitting for hours.
Due to their rattan design, we think these stools would be a perfect fit in a sunroom. If you don’t have one, a kitchen with lots of natural light will achieve the same natural, breezy look. The two-tone effect is subtle but makes them a more versatile pick. Moreover, the open frame will make any room look bigger.
The low back bar stool upholstered with camel color natural leather. The legs made of old narrow pipes gives it the industrial accent and makes it totally fit to the modern interiors like loft apartments.
The impressive, beautifully crafted bar stools are an excellent decoration for the interior. Solid wood construction, beautiful leather backrest seats, and built-in footrests create a fantastic set.
Minimalist wooden stool is fit for a panoply of interior styles: take farmhouse and cottage stylized interiors, Scandinavian modern lofts or casual contemporary apartments. Solid wood four legs base supports the low backrest seat.
Modern Windsor Bar Stool Counter Stool Modern Bar Stools And Counter Stools
If you want to bring classic accents into your kitchen or bar area, you can always try these two Windsor barstools, crafted of sturdy wood. Each of those beauties features tapered legs with fixed stretchers, a well-profiled seat, and a rounded back.
This enchanting set of four rosewood bar stools is a perfect set for an elegant interior design. Seats upholstered with leather add to the class and style. Comfort adds all the footrests and low backrests.
Low bar stools with rustic urban stylization. Their metal frames include four legs and square supports. Solid wooden seats are comfortable and they offer small backrests for additional level of back support.
Cosmopolitan Charcoal Leather Barstool Set Of 2
These barstool provide a high level of sitting comfort thanks to their 17 inches wide and 16 inches deep sitting space. They also have a soft backrest and they are covered with polyurethane-coated leather that is very soft and solid.
Grotto wood barstool
This high quality piece of furniture is a modern element that is able to enhance any decor. What is more this stool has got solid wooden legs supported by chrome footrest. The seat is filled with foam and supported by a wooden backrest.
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Contemporary Adjustable Height Swivel Bar Stool with Cushion
This stunning designers item features durable, chrome finished base with height adjustment mechanism, faux leather covered, comfortable seat, and supportive foot rest. Highly durable and stylish item.
Colorado City Adjustable Height Bar Stool with Cushion
Fantastic looking bar stool featuring contemporary style frame made of metal in polished finish, adjustable height mechanism, swivel seat with comfortable back and ample padding, and functional foot rest.
The fashion for low back bar stool was brought to the XX c. Earlier, it was not even thought that a bar would be at home. This example is an exquisite combination of black industrial metal and leather upholstery that surrounds the extensive backrest.
Set of two V-back bar stools with perfect proportions and a pleasing profile that mingles beautifully with other styles. They are sturdy and durable, made of solid wood in walnut finish. They are ready to assemble.
Bar stool with a very solid wooden frame in brown color. This element of design features a round footrest and four stable legs. Round cushioned seat is covered with dark brown leather and it is paired with a low backrest.
Home Nicholson Low Back Swivel Bar Stool
Low Back Stool-kitchen bar stool. I've seen these without the back, but this is even cuter.
Funky bar stool showcasing 50s inspired design. Metal base and frame provides sturdiness to this piece - it will hold a person that weighs more than 150 lbs. The body is upholstered with cream white vinyl.
Modern apartment also needs modern equipment. Such are the bar stools. Metal, shiny leg, was equipped with a footrest, which increases the level of comfort. In addition, seat mandible have to adjust individual settings.
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