Dining stools – formal or informal furniture for the dining room?

by Kremy

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What is the difference between dining chairs and dining stools? What is better for our dining room?

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Well, we shall try to give an answer to these questions as many homeowners have hesitations. It is important to say that there is a big difference between a chair and a stool.

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It is almost unlikely to see dining stools in a formal dining room. A stool is much more informal and can be seen at a breakfast bar or in the kitchen.

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However, it all depends on the taste and personal requirements of the homeowner, and we shall show you some great ideas for furniture sets with stools instead of the traditional chairs.

 Dining stools ideas – informal design for a more casual look

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Dining stools are inevitably connected with a kitchen breakfast bar. We usually call them “bar stools” as the bar stool is the successor or treat them as furniture pieces which give extra seating.

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It is not quite so, as the typical stool is backless, and has no armrests, it is light, and can be moved around with ease.

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Stools are a fantastic investment when it comes to creating a space in which to enjoy the company of family and friends in your home.

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The unpretentious look of stools makes them friendly, practical and very popular. The variety of design styles is quite big – rustic, traditional, contemporary or minimalist – so there is no problem to find exactly what you need.

 Dining stools in contemporary interiors

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Dining stools can be with modern design and they become a part of the kitchen furniture or the dining room furniture.

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Depending on the decor, chairs can blend in the interior or become decorative accents in bright vivid colors.

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Like with traditional chairs, when you choose stools for your table, you need to consider the right height so that the diners will not feel uncomfortable.

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You can ask your designer or furniture dealer for advice. Whether supported by legs or a pedestal, the stools have found their rightful place in modern interior designs.

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