20 Modern Counter Stools That Will Look Great In Any Kitchen!

Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 20 of the best modern counter stools in a variety of interior design styles and trends. They're perfect for every kitchen - from the modern farmhouse to rustic, midcentury, Hollywood regency, coastal and more!

 

 

If there’s one piece of furniture I have fallen head over heels in love with this year, it’s definitely this fabulous blush pink upholstered Rory Counter Stool. I stumbled on the glamorous beauty while creating a Liketoknowit post and I think about it at least once a day. The last time I was this obsessed with a piece of furniture was when I bought my upholstered bed in 2015. I knew I had to have it, and to this day I’m still in love with it. That’s exactly how I feel about this set of modern counter stools. I simply adore them, they truly are works of art.

It’s no secret modern furniture and home decor are more popular than ever! As someone who is more of an eclectic, and tends to gravitate toward rustic as well as French modern I love mixing pieces here and there! I firmly believe in the power of creating a space that you truly love, not just one that will be popular on Instagram in 2021, but obsolete a few years later. If you mix pieces you adore, you are destined to never grow tired of them. One thing is for sure, modern counter stools have the power to elevate any kitchen! They’ll look great with your favorite farmhouse, French, coastal and rustic decor.

With many of us enjoying more delicious home-cooked meals than ever in the comfort of our kitchens, today I’m excited to share 20 of the best modern counter stools in a variety of styles and price ranges! They’re ideal for brunch, breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner, dessert, and more! These gorgeous counter stools will also be perfect for working from home and/or virtual classes!

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Must Have Upholstered Modern Counter Stools

Serena & Lily has so many gorgeous counter stools to choose from in a variety of styles. My love is strong for this beautiful square-back Serena & Lily Ross Swivel Counter Stool. It’s fully customizable! You can customize the color of the leg color, kick plate, and beautiful upholstery! I love this beautiful solid color (perennials basketweave white), there are many other solid colors and prints available as well! The best part is for a limited time you can get free shipping on your entire purchase with coupon code: EXPLORE.

Serena and Lily Ross Swivel Counter Stool modern counter stools
Serena & Lily Ross Swivel Counter Stool

 

 

 

You can’t go wrong with this square back Serena & Lily Ross Armed Slipcovered Counter Stool with square arms. It is perfection! It too can be customized in the fabric of your choice as well as the leg color and kick plate. One of the many great things about slipcovered furniture is if it gets dirty you can spot clean it with a “mild, water-free solvent.”

Serena & Lily Ross Armed Counter Stool - Slipcovered modern counter stools
Serena & Lily Ross Armed Counter Stool – Slipcovered

 

 

 

This mid-century inspired modern Payson Upholstered Bar and Counter Stool from Pottery Barn is ideal for the modern coastal home!

Pottery Barn Payson Upholstered Bar & Counter Stools modern counter stools
Pottery Barn Payson Upholstered Bar & Counter Stool

 

 

 

My love is strong for these contemporary West Elm Wire Frame Bar and Counter Stools. They can be customized in the fabric and the color wire of your choice! There are so many to choose from. I adore them all, especially slate chenille tweed! PS: They’re currently on sale for a limited time.

West Elm Wire Frame Bar & Counter Stools modern counter stools
West Elm Wire Frame Bar & Counter Stool

 

 

 

The must have AllModern Kody Bar and Counter Stool is available in five different colors including one of the hottest colors in the world of fashion and interior design: blush pink! This color pairs well with practically every neutral – from black to brown, tan, white, gray, and more! This set of two is currently on sale for under $150 with free shipping. Don’t miss out!

AllModern Kody Bar & Counter Stool (Set of 2) modern counter stools
AllModern Kody Bar & Counter Stool (Set of 2)

 

 

 

Glamorous Modern Upholstered Counter Stools

How fabulous is this glam Hollywood Regency-inspired gray Pottery Barn San Dimas Velvet Counter Stool? It is destined to garner compliments at your next soiree or holiday celebration!

Pottery Barn San Dimas Velvet Counter Stool Gray modern counter stools
Pottery Barn San Dimas Velvet Counter Stool Gray

 

 

 

Ladies and gentlemen, the belle of the ball, the one, and only One Kings Lane Rory Counter Stool in blush pink. It’s absolutely breathtaking and making me rethink the decor in my home at the moment. I adore everything about it, especially the “sculptural silhouette”, blush velvet upholstery, and antique brass frame.

One Kings Lane Rory Counter Stool, Blush Pink Antique Brass Frame modern counter stools
One Kings Lane Rory Counter Stool, Blush Pink

 

 

 

How beautiful are these set of two One Kings Lane Lola Counter Stools in white? They’re magnificent! I know what you’re thinking though, how practical are white upholstered counter stools? Thankfully they have been upholstered in a stain-resistant performance fabric! I’m officially obsessed!

One Kings Lane S/2 Performance Lola Counter Stools, Brass/Pearl modern counter stools
One Kings Lane S/2 Performance Lola Counter Stools, Brass/Pearl

 

 

 

Gorgeous Leather Modern Counter Stools

This best-selling West Elm mid-century leather counter stool is an absolute must! Not only is it deeply discounted (at clearance prices!) but it can be customized in the color of your choice! This stunning counter stool will look amazing in your rustic, midcentury, or modern kitchen with subway tiles and open shelving!

West Elm Mid-Century Leather Counter Stool modern counter stools
West Elm Mid-Century Leather Counter Stool

 

 

 

If you’re searching for the perfect faux leather mid-century inspired counter stool on a budget, you’re in luck! This stunning Corrigan Studio Pensacola Swivel Bar and Counter Stool is currently on sale (48% off!) and less than $175.

Corrigan Studio Pensacola Swivel Bar & Counter Stool Walnut Wood modern midcentury counter stools
Corrigan Studio Pensacola Swivel Bar & Counter Stool Walnut

 

 

 

These extremely popular West Elm slope leather bar and counter stools (which are also available in vegan leather) are everywhere on social media! They’re perfect for family breakfast, and can also be turned around the watch the NBA Finals in the living room in a few weeks.

West Elm Slope Leather Bar & Counter Stools modern counter stools
West Elm Slope Leather Bar & Counter Stools

 

 

 

One of the many things I love about shopping at Pottery Barn is 9 times out of 10, the furniture can be customized in the color upholstery (fabric or leather) of your choice. This Pottery Barn Hardy Leather Bar and Counter Stool was inspired by a director’s chair and come in six different colors. A set of four will look amazing in your modern rustic kitchen.

Pottery Barn Hardy Leather Bar & Counter Stools Bronze Saddle Tan Leather modern counter stools
Pottery Barn Hardy Leather Bar & Counter Stools Bronze Saddle Tan Leather

 

 

 

Woven furniture is an extremely hot trend in the world of interior design. I fell in love with these woven Pottery Barn Fenton Leather Bar and Counter Stools as soon as I spotted them. You can customize them in the color leather of your choice! There are so many different colors available to complement your new or existing furniture and kitchen decor, it’s unbelievable.

Pottery Barn Fenton Leather Bar & Counter Stools modern counter stools
Pottery Barn Fenton Leather Bar & Counter Stools

 

 

 

You can’t go wrong with the trendy Pottery Barn Brenner Leather Bar and Counter Stools. They come in three different finishes: tan, gray, and black. I love everything about them, especially the sculpted leather seat!

Pottery Barn Brenner Leather Bar & Counter Stool modern counter stools
Pottery Barn Brenner Leather Bar & Counter Stool

 

 

 

If you’re searching for a versatile leather counter stool, I have you covered! The Pottery Barn Maison Leather Bar and Counter Stool can be customized in the color leather of your choice. It will look amazing in any kitchen regardless of style.

Pottery Barn Maison Leather Bar & Counter Stools modern counter stools
Pottery Barn Maison Leather Bar & Counter Stool

 

 

 

Modern Farmhouse Inspired Counter Stools

Are you searching for the perfect counter stool for your modern farmhouse kitchen? If so, you will absolutely adore the West Elm Windsor Counter Stool. I love this vintage-inspired beauty with a modern twist! It comes in two colors: black and white, and they’re both absolutely fabulous!

West Elm Windsor Counter Stool Black modern counter stools
West Elm Windsor Counter Stool Black

 

 

 

The Nordic-inspired Pottery Barn Presley Bar and Counter Stools are “crafted from solid rubberwood”. They’re perfect for the modern farmhouse or modern coastal-inspired kitchen or beach cottage.

Pottery Barn Presley Bar & Counter Stools modern counter stools
Pottery Barn Presley Bar & Counter Stool

 

 

 

I am head over heels in love with cane furniture, especially these stunning Pottery Barn Lakeport Bar & Counter Stools in black with natural caning. Aren’t they fabulous? They will look amazing in your home regardless of style.

Pottery Barn Lakeport Bar & Counter Stools modern counter stools
Pottery Barn Lakeport Bar & Counter Stools

 

 

 

If you’re searching for a classic wood counter stool with a modern twist, look no further than the must-have Reed Bar and Counter Stools! They’re ideal for the modern farmhouse or coastal home.

Pottery Barn Reed Bar & Counter Stools modern counter stools
Pottery Barn Reed Bar & Counter Stool

 

 

 

This set of 2 Corrigan Studio Faizaan 26″ counter stools is a must for the modern farmhouse! I simply adore everything about them, especially the popular woven detailing!

Corrigan Studio Faizaan 26'' Counter Stool (Set of 2) Black modern counter stools
Corrigan Studio Faizaan 26” Counter Stool (Set of 2) Black

 

 

 

Modern counter stools are a must for any home regardless of style. Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 20 of the best modern counter stools and bar stools in a variety of styles! They're perfect for modern farmhouse, Hollywood regency home, rustic, coastal inspired kitchen.

 

 

Discover even more gorgeous kitchen furniture, home decor trends, and the best sales in the Candie Anderson Interior Design Section: https://candieanderson.com/interior-design

 

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