Renovating one’s kitchen is one of the top investments any homeowner can make. It can be quite pricey, though. Thankfully there are little things you can do to enhance the look and feel of your kitchen, whether you own your home or rent. Like many of you, I love perusing my favorite design sites, magazines, and social media for inspiration. When it comes to the kitchen, one of the smallest yet statement-making kitchen improvements you can make is purchasing counter stools! Counter stools are hotter than ever, especially rustic counter stools, which are so versatile!
One of the many things I love about rustic, distressed furniture is how amazing it looks in the modern, farmhouse, coastal, and French inspired home! I can totally envision a beautiful blue kitchen paired with rustic backless counter stools or rustic gray counter stools in a coastal kitchen! There are so many options.
Today, I’m excited to share 21 of the best rustic counter stools in a variety of styles! I hope you love them as much as I do.
The Best Rustic Counter Stools In A Variety Of Styles
If you’re looking to improve the look and feel of your modern, coastal, or Parisian kitchen, and searching for the perfect counter stools, you’re in luck! The fabulous Pottery Barn Cline Counter Stool is a must. I love the curved back and beautiful design. It’s available in four colors (antique umber, Seadrift, charcoal, and antique white) and available individually or in a set of two!
I’m obsessed with West Elm’s amazing selection of modern rustic counter stools! This magnificent square back West Elm Berkshire Counter Stool is an absolute dream. I love everything about it, especially the unique curved seat. This beautiful counter stool comes in three finishes: black, cool walnut, and dune! It will look great with a cushion or without.
Coastal Inspired Rustic Counter Stools
If there’s one trend that’s taking the world by storm, it’s definitely the coastal trend (especially the “coastal grandmother trend“). This must have Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse Almaguer Counter Stool in gray-brown is ideal for the coastal or modern farmhouse! I love everything about it, especially the trendy square back, gorgeous frame, and the fact that it ships for free!
Popular rustic x-back counter stools for coastal or modern farmhouse kitchen
This popular x-back Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse Haigh 26″ Counter Stool comes in a set of two! This style is ideal for the rustic coastal or farmhouse kitchen. When not eating at the counter or working from home, they’ll provide extra seating when entertaining friends and family throughout the year, especially during the holidays! This beautiful set of rustic counter stools (which is upholstered in linen) has phenomenal 4.6 out of 5-star reviews and is at a fantastic price point with free shipping.
If you love x-back counter stools as much as I do, you’ll adore the curved x-back Pottery Barn Aaron Counter Stool! It is available in the light and extremely popular shade called “Seadrift.” This gorgeous counter stool is ideal for the luxurious rustic coastal kitchen! It is currently on sale for a limited time. Don’t miss out on saving a bundle!
I’m officially obsessed with the Arhaus Cadence Counter Stool with Linen Natural Seat! This popular x-back rustic counter stool is available in quite a few different colors and will make a statement in any home! I personally love it in dark brown and think it will look fantastic in the coastal or modern farmhouse inspired kitchen.
The Best Rustic Counter Stools For The Modern Kitchen
Black framed furniture is incredibly popular, especially for the modern farmhouse. I’m head over heels in love with the beautiful barrel back Pottery Barn Westan Counter Stool in rustic matte black! This unique and absolutely gorgeous counter stool will also look fabulous in the modern rustic kitchen. The best part is it is currently on sale making now a great time to invest in a set for your kitchen!
Like many of you, I absolutely adore Pottery Barn’s gorgeous Raylan collection, especially the leather wood framed armchairs! I fell in love with the stunning Pottery Barn Raylan Counter Stool as soon as I spotted it! I can’t get enough of the rustic modern wood frame and the cozy plush cotton cushions in distressed black. If you’re looking to create a gorgeous yet cozy and relaxing kitchen, you can’t go wrong with the Pottery Barn Raylan Counter Stools.
I am envisioning how phenomenal this set of two low back Birch Lane Muriel Solid Wood 27″ Counter Stools will look in the modern farmhouse kitchen! They are super affordable at just $339.98 for a set of two with free shipping. These gorgeous counter stools have great 4.7 out of 5-star reviews and are beloved by many!
Curved furniture is one of the hottest furniture trends of 2022 and is projected to be even more popular in the years to come! This must have midcentury modern (with a rustic twist) Pottery Barn Wyatt Counter Stool is perfection! It comes in the color dark umber or black and will look fabulous in any home. I love everything about it, especially the oval back and oval seat.
Rustic Industrial Counter Stools
When it comes to rustic counter stools or rustic furniture for that matter, you can’t go wrong with Pottery Barn’s Benchwright Collection! The magnificent and incredibly popular Pottery Barn Benchwright Counter Stool is an absolute must for the rustic or rustic industrial home! It was inspired by “an early 20th-century worktable that belonged to the designer’s great-grandfather”. This gorgeous counter stool is available in the color “rustic mahogany” (shown below), blackened oak, Seadrift, and gray wash. Which one is your favorite? I adore them all!
I’m officially obsessed with this gorgeous Pottery Barn Arnold Reclaimed Wood Swivel Counter Stool! It is made of FSC-certified reclaimed birch wood and has an industrial-inspired iron base. This phenomenal counter stool will make a statement in any kitchen and is sure to be a favorite for years to come!
Rustic Leather Counter Stools
If you’re searching for a timeless counter stool or set of counter stools, you’ll adore for years to come, you’re in luck! The 25″ Pottery Barn Calais Leather Counter Stool (with nailhead trim) is fully customizable! There are a multitude of top grain leather shades to choose from; you can also choose the furnish finish!
Gorgeous tufted leather furniture is my weakness! I simply adore my tufted leather recliners, gorgeous chesterfield sofas, and this beautiful Pottery Barn Hayes Tufted Leather Counter Stool. It too can be customized in the color top grain leather of your choice! You can also decide between two different furniture finishes – espresso and gray wash! This luxurious tufted counter stool is perfection!
Grandin Road has an amazing selection of stunning rustic counter stools! This gorgeous Grandin Road Ellis Swivel Counter Stool is available in quite a few different colors, and the finish is customizable as well! This wood-framed and leather upholstered stool is elegant and perfect for the “rustic chic” kitchen. It is currently on sale, and now is a great time to buy a set of rustic counter stools for your kitchen!
The Best Backless Rustic Counter Stools
If you’re looking to maximize your counter space, you can’t go wrong with backless counter stools (as you can fit more counter stools in one space). This classic Pottery Barn Mateo Backless Counter Stool in a distressed hand-applied salvaged black finish is perfection. It will look amazing in any home and is incredibly versatile! The best part is it is currently on sale for a limited time. Don’t miss out on this amazing deal!
Birch wood is one of the strongest and most durable materials and is perfect for making furniture. This must have backless Pottery Barn Lexa Reclaimed Wood Swivel Counter Stool which is made of reclaimed birch wood (on an iron base) is ideal for the farmhouse or rustic industrial kitchen!
Have you had a chance to check out World Market’s phenomenal counter stools? They have over five pages of products to choose from! I fell in love with this backless rustic Round Wood And Metal Adjustable Swivel Stool instantly, and so have many others! It has 4.9 out of 5 stars and has a multitude of fans!
There is so much to love about this backless Grandin Road Rexon Swivel Stool. One of my favorites is that you can adjust the height, so you can use it at your kitchen counter or at your bar when entertaining! This solid pine wood counter stool has 4.5 out of 5-star reviews and is on sale for a limited time! Don’t miss out on saving a bundle on your entire purchase.
You can’t go wrong with the bestselling West Elm Alden Counter Stool! It’s also available as a bar stool and just as fab! This must have contract grade backless counter stool (and bar stool) has a steel base and a sustainably sourced wood tractor seat. It can be purchased individually or as a set! This beauty is perfect for the modern rustic or rustic industrial kitchen!
Rustic Backless Faux Leather Counter Stool
This stunning Gracie Oaks Baulch Counter Stool (Set of 2) is covered in faux leather with nailhead trim! It’s perfect for the rustic, Western-inspired kitchen and will make a statement in any home! The best part is this set of two rustic counter stools is super affordable and has great 4.6 out of 5-star reviews!