Affordable Retro Furniture: Bar Stools

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Surf Bar Stool

The Surf bar stool, shown in natural wood.

Join Rebecca in her quest to outfit homes and apartments on realistic budgets.

Affordable Retro Bar Stools ($150 or less)

I’ve been vying to decorate my place with stylish, modern-inspired furniture. As a gal on a budget, though, most hip, modern furniture is out of my reach. Until now.

Enter: new lines of modern and contemporary influenced pieces that are perfect for those of us who want to add a little mid-century flair to a home or apartment while we pay off all those college loans.

For smooth simplicity, the Surf line will dress up any kitchen, game room or home bar without overpowering existing décor. The seat curve is comfortable and the chrome base includes a foot rest. Available in a variety of colors, Surf’s elegant yet versatile designs allows these stools to fit easily in any retro or contemporary room.

The Mimi and Orson designs feature chair backs, and are sold in pairs. Mimi sports a fun, modern design, while Orson is more contemporary.

Mimi Lime Green Stool

Mimi, Shown in Lime Green

Orson is a classic design available in black orbrown, while Mimi is available in several colors (including red and lime green).

Orson Stool in Brown

Orson, Shown in Brown

Both stools have generous back support, which encourages extended sitting. These make great additions to any apartment that’s short on space, and they look particularly good around a breakfast bar or kitchen island.

If you’re looking for some serious shine and bold color, the Swizzle and Scooper lines are a total win.

Silver Swizzle Stool

Swizzle Bar Stool, Shown in Silver

These adjustable stools sport a lustrous, sleek mod style with smooth, glossy seats, plus plenty of chrome for an extra dose of shine. Swizzle is available in classic colors: black, white, red and silver. Scooper is available in more vibrant colors: black, white, silver, red, pink, purple and blue.

Purple Scooper Stool

Scooper Stool, Shown in Purple

No matter where you place them, the Swizzle and Scooper stools will pop. They’re perfect for kitchen islands and bars.

Stay tuned for the next affordable furniture installments, including tables and lighting.  

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Last updated: Apr 24, 2012
Filed under: Retro Design, Retro Planet Products Tagged with: contemporary design, modern design, retro bar stools, Retro Furniture