Collection by Marianne Colahan

Modern Stools We Love


Stools offer streamlined seating options for a variety of interior spaces, including kitchens and dining rooms, living rooms, and even offices. Here are ten of our favorite modern stools, and be sure to check out more versatile options at the Dwell Store.

Crafted in polypropylene, the Miura Stool can be used both indoors and out, and is recyclable.
The Braided Barstool from Boston-based Debra Folz marries simple woodcrafts with traditional leather weaving techniques.
From Brooklyn-based Souda, the Mitre Stool is at once simple and complex, harnessing a basic form with unexpected...
Conceptual designer Jasper Morrison designed the Cork Stool family for Vitra in 2004.
The Biker Stool from Castor is an innovative and sculptural seat that is available at both chair and bar heights.
From New Zealand–based Resident, the Tangerine Stool is crafted from solid oak, but it is lightweight and has a...
The Sprig Stools from Council are defined by simplicity of design and minimalist silhouettes.
Designed by Alvar Aalto in 1933, the classic Artek Stool 60 is considered the definition of functionalist furniture...
An homage to Bauhaus functionalism, the Afteroom Barstool is stripped from unnecessary elements, celebrating a minimal,...
Designed to accommodate modern, mobile working environments, the Buoy Stool is designed to with function in mind.