There are several different types of stools which could be used in combination with a kitchen island. Some have a classic or traditional design, with a simple wooden frame and an upholstered seat. Others are quirky with frames make of baseball bats and customized in all sorts of ways. In these cases they’re usually handcrafted and made to order which ensures that each piece is unique.
You’ll want to measure your counter height and make sure there is enough space between the bar stool seat and the bottom of the counter. A 10”-12” difference is recommended for optimum comfort and functionality.
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So the height is an important criteria when choosing a bar stool, especially if you opt for a custom countertop height. But there’s more to counter-height stools than just that. Other measurements need to be taken into consideration as well. For example, make sure you space out the stools in a comfortable manner. The space between the center of a stool to the center of the one next to it should be between 26” and 30”.