70 Dining Room Bar Stools Design Photos And Ideas

The craftsmanship integral to the experience of the house is evident in the welds of the custom steel windows, the tool marks of the waxed hot-rolled steel panel at the kitchen island, and the hand-turned walnut seats of the bar stools.
"What struck me always is the way Frank Lloyd Wright used space," says designer Kevin Heisler. "I didn’t want to just copy the Robie house, so I just focused on things like the oak species and incorporated materials he used first-hand. We wanted to bring the outside in."
Assorted brass pendant lighting over the terrazzo bar.
Scalloped Sapele wood slats on the walls add a textural organic element—the tubular design a running motif in the design.
The menu features creations from Mallorcan-born Michelin-kitchen veteran chef Vicente Fortea.
A minimal but elegant materials palette keeps the restaurant looking bright and airy.
View from Kitchen
The dining and kitchen on the ground floor.
The home is now available to rent via OneFineStay. In the main home, extensive sheets of glass, from the living room to the principal bedroom, frame views to the private backyard and tiled pool. White oak built-ins and kitchen cabinets complement the original tongue-and-groove ceiling and contrast with stained concrete floors. Bright accents—delivered via the citrus green cabinetry in the bathroom and indigo Heath tile in the kitchen, as well as books and furnishings throughout—bring warmth and playful color.
A floating staircase leads to the second level of the home.
The interiors blend hardwood floors, with concrete and steel.
Guests are greeted by plush leather booths and classic hardwood floors in the chic bar area.
Living + Dining + Kitchen + Garden
The wood-burning stove keeps the home warm on cool nights.
In this Portland home, design firm Made arranged individually carved white-oak planks in a geometric pattern on the ceiling that repeats itself throughout the house. Beat Light pendant lamps by Tom Dixon hang above a custom dining table, also by Made.
The tall space over the main room features timber detailing and ample natural light from high windows—which also offer privacy from the main house.
The location for the new restaurant, which opened in February 2010, was a barn on the ranch that had been used as a plant nursery. "It wasn't an incredibly old barn," Johanson says. "It was built around the 1970s, but it was built with a very agricultural look." To stay true to its form, Johanson and her colleagues Mark Wilson, Catharine Tarver, and Bridie McSweeney decided to leave as much of the structure intact as possible, playing up the post-and-beam system and revealing the shape of the roof on the interior.
The bright, open, contemporary kitchen.
Satan’s Coffee Corner (shown here) and Mother Juice Bar (shown below) share a space together. The coffee outpost, started by Marcos Bartolomé, started out as a hole-in-the-wall establishment before becoming a cult classic and opening its second location in the hotel.
London’s well-known gin-making experience can also be found at The Distillery, which is led by master distiller, Jake Burger.  At The Ginstitute, you can concoct your own special blend of gin and take a journey through the spirit’s history.
In The Resting Room, master distiller Jake Burger and a team of instructors create their gin in two 30-liter copper stills on-site. You can also test out a curated selection of international spirits that have been aged in handmade barrels that sit above the bar.
When you visit The Distillery, you’ll find GinTonica on the first floor, a Spanish-inspired bar and kitchen that celebrates Spain’s connection to juniper. You can try a number of different experimental takes on the Gin and Tonic, which is served in a traditional Copa de Balón—a balloon goblet glass.
The kitchen also displays a reliance on natural materials and soft colors. For the wine storage area, Roundabout Studio used reclaimed wood from the original building. The new dining room table also utilizes repurposed studs salvaged from the building’s demolition. The kitchen stools are from Avenue Road, the dining room table is custom, and the pendant light is from Dark Tools.
The living room, kitchen, and dining room sit below street level in an open, communal area. A large, operable skylight measuring six by three meters allows light to stream over the dining table—the four glass panes had to be craned over the neighboring buildings.
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
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In the kitchen, matte Caesarstone tops an island composed of custom millwork and stainless-steel Ikea cabinetry. A bright-green Vola faucet adds an idiosyncratic touch of color.
Beams extending from the kitchen floor give the impression of an oversize butcher-block stage for a custom walnut-slab table and a dozen Molded Plastic chairs by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller.
The dining room hosts a dining table that they found on Craig’s List, which Carly painted this bright blue in the basement of her old apartment.
To create a better flow, they took out the wall between the kitchen and dining rooms and added a peninsula where they could put bar stools for people to hang out while they’re cooking. They also moved the range closer to the peninsula to create a better layout for entertaining. Finally, the installed new quartz countertops and cabinets. They salvaged some of the old cabinets and repurposed them in the laundry room downstairs.
The family shares a meal at the counter in the kitchen.
Interior rendering of Framework.
Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of furniture he’s brought back from his travels. Photo by Christian Schaulin.
Inside, Paul often dispenses whiskey to friends from behind the rustic bar.
A set of Eames molded-plastic bar stools line the Caesarstone countertop in the kitchen.
A custom whitewashed oak mirror, White paint by Benjamin Moore, and a lighting program by Melanie Freundlich carry the brightness throughout the loft. The Grid sofa is by Resource Furniture. The public spaces are separated from the private bedrooms by the new Sheetrock addition.
Open Kitchen and dinning room-VILLA CP

The modern dining room is where the universal ritual of breaking bread brings us together. The projects below showcase elegant configurations and designs that encompass chairs and tables, bars and stools, lighting, flooring, and fireplaces.

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