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July 16, 2013
Sidle up to your local living room bar with these classic, old school barstools.
modernized multi-functional wooden barstool

Matej Chabera’s Barstool 02 is a deconstruction of the barstool archetype with a diagonal stick that functions as a backrest and coat hook. $400

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Poet Stool by Misewell
Made in Milwaukee from locally harvested walnut and assembled with old-school mortise and tenon joints, Misewell’s Poet Stool keeps it current with powder-coated recycled steel footrests. $620
 
Originally appeared in Editors' Picks: Selected Seating
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Norman Cherner barstool

Designer Norman Cherner created this classic molded plywood barstool in the 1950s. From $699

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Bertoia barstool

You would be hard pressed to find an issue of Dwell without a Bertoia barstool or chair in it. Launched in 1952, the industrial-strength steel seat is a modern classic without drawing too much attention to itself. $747

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Kingston barstools

Every Studio Dunn’s Kingstown barstool is made from sustainably harvested hardwood sourced from forests in the Midwest and on the East Coast. From $530

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modernized multi-functional wooden barstool

Matej Chabera’s Barstool 02 is a deconstruction of the barstool archetype with a diagonal stick that functions as a backrest and coat hook. $400

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