Stools

Hocker Stool by Max Bill, 1954

I’ve been really inspired by the simplicity of the modernized Shaker aesthetic lately.

Purchase Information:

Price: $275
Availability: Buy Hocker Stool by Max Bill, 1954 here

Molo – textile softseating by forsythe and macallen for molo

“Like the kraft paper version, each of the flexible honeycomb units of textile softseating is modular with magnetic end panels, allowing them to fan open into stools, or for any two or more of the same size pieces to be connected together to create long winding benches and unique seating topographies. the flexible nature and large diameter of the fanning loungers and 36”dia. stools, allows them to be leaned on top of one another, or against walls to create uniquely contoured organic shapes with backrests.

the combinations of joining, stacking and leaning the fanning stools, benches and loungers allows endless possibilities for creating seating environments and interior landscapes.

with use over time, the edges of the textile material will gently soften, creating a unique organic pattern within the crisp honeycomb geometry of the structure.”

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $270
Availability: Buy Molo – textile softseating by forsythe and macallen for molo here

Nekton Stools by Zaha Hadid

These interlocking sculptural stools are perfect for large spaces and can be combined into clusters as a whole seating system that can be customized to suit any space.

Lead time is 10-12 weeks.

Set of four.

Overall W 34″-44″ x Depth 20″-35″ x H 20″-20.5″

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $12,500
Availability: Buy Nekton Stools by Zaha Hadid here

Becca Stool

We’ve posted this before, but this is the first time I’ve seen it used as a record player stand with storage underneath for records.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $490-$510
Availability: Buy Becca Stool here

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Pebbles

So clever, and appropriately useful in all sorts of ways…

“A hybrid stool/container on wheels by Marcel Wanders. Pebbles is a clever, mobile box that provides extra seating when space and storage are at a minimum. Perfect for holding towels, magazines, tools, office supplies, toys… it fits in any room at home or at the office…”

Standard injection-molded glossy ABS or STYROLUX polystyrene

17″W x 17″L x 15″H

Purchase Information:

Price: $229.00
Availability: Buy Pebbles here

Stack Stool by Ruby Metzner and Sather Duke

This is perhaps one of the more expensive stools we’ve ever seen, but it’s such a great combination of colors that it’s easy to forget the price tag.

“Inspired in part by the gears and brightly painted turbines seen in hydroelectric generators, and constructed of reclaimed wood, the Stack Stool by Hivemindesign is the latest in new sustainable design. Seven simple silhouette turnings are stacked in alternating woods and colors to create elements that are both different and alike in each possible configuration.”

Materials: Scrap American Black Walnut, Oak, Poplar. Water-based low-VOC finish.

D 15″ x H 16″
[posted by katie]

Purchase Information:

Price: $1350
Availability: Buy Stack Stool by Ruby Metzner and Sather Duke here

Cubes by interior51

With 10 different finishes/wood veneers to choose from, you’re sure to find one that will work for your space.

“End tables, side tables, coffee tables, and more. Cubes look good everywhere. Put them beside your bed, use them as a table base with a glass top or set them up as an art sculpture display. Light enough to move around, Cubes are solidly built for use as seating.”

(thanks Geoff!)

Purchase Information:

Price: $249.00
Availability: Buy Cubes by interior51 here

Totem Stools- Lucy, Pedro, Bella

These are great- they’re available in eleven different colors!

“Iconic contemporary style. Works great as drinks table or seating for a desk, vanity or anywhere that needs a punch of style.”

Lucy, Pedro, Bella shown left to right.

18″ x18″ x19″h

Purchase Information:

Price: $245
Availability: Buy Totem Stools- Lucy, Pedro, Bella here

Wetter Indochine Porcini Stool

Not a bad price for a lacquered stool…in some great colors as well.

“Traditonal lacquer is formed from the sap of the Cay Son tree. It is painstakingly applied in layers that must be sanded and polished before the next layer can be applied.”

Color: Red, azure blue, chocolate, pewter, olive or orange.
Size: 11.75″ diameter x 10″ tall.

Update: This item is unfortunately no longer available. 10/5/09

Purchase Information:

Price: $163.00
Availability: Buy Wetter Indochine Porcini Stool here

Stone Stool by Marcel Wanders, 2007

Only $200…not bad for a designer side table that can go indoors or out.

“This short stool or small side table has a striking jewel-like faceted interior that reflects light and creates an interesting play of colors. It has an hourglass shape, designed from a single mold. For indoor or outdoor use. Made by Kartell of polycarbonate.”

Made in Italy

Size: 18.5h x 12″diam

Purchase Information:

Price: $220
Availability: Buy Stone Stool by Marcel Wanders, 2007 here

Molo Fanning Stool- Black

I fell for these all over again. I love their shape and texture, and in black, they’re a knockout.

“These stools feature a flexible, fanning honeycomb structure with magnetic end panels allowing for sturdy setup or connection to each other. Use it as a stool, a low table, or a multi-person lounge. Made from recyclable, flame retardant kraft paper that has been dyed with bamboo charcoal ink to a rich black, this amazing seating can fold flat for easy storage. With use, the top of the stool with crush and soften, giving the surface a new and comfortable texture and look.”

Color: Black
12″h x 16″d $180
18″h x 16″d $230

Purchase Information:

Price: $180-$230
Availability: Buy Molo Fanning Stool- Black here

Rondo Pouf

I’ve got to say that I love these in the Apple store, and I like this version too. The Rondo Pouf is a nice sturdy ottoman perfect for seating and they’re really quiet comfortable.

Purchase Information:

Price: $148
Availability: Buy Rondo Pouf here

Miura Stool by Konstantin Grcic–on sale

A bit different than your average stool, and probably much more forgiving as far as comfort is concerned. Stackable and outdoor friendly makes it a wise buy.

“Committed to the principles of aesthetic simplicity and frugal use of materials, Grcic designed the innovative contours of the Miura with comfort and function in mind. Made from a single reinforced polypropylene block, these versatile stools can be used both indoors and outdoors and neatly stack atop one another.”

Made in Germany

Represented in the MoMA COLLECTION

Size: 32h x 18.5 w x 15.75″l

Purchase Information:

Price: $450.00
Availability: Buy Miura Stool by Konstantin Grcic–on sale here

Lismer Stool by Gus* Modern

The Lismer Stool has a very casual modern feel to it.

Solid oak construction.

Purchase Information:

Price: $219.00
Availability: Buy Lismer Stool by Gus* Modern here

Falter Folding Stool

Reposting because it’s now $120 down from $198! I love these and I want a couple to hang on the wall for all my impromptu parties.

“Folded a million times in testing, the Falter Folding Stool is uniquely durable for such a lightweight form. The material used in its manufacture is 3F board, which is a foldable material made with a pliable middle layer between two wooden boards. This middle layer acts as a sort of swivel pin and allows the Stool to be made without hinges. The Falter Stool opens with just one hand, quickly providing a sturdy seat that holds up to 300lbs. When the versatile Stool is not in use, it folds up to a thickness of less than an inch and can be stowed in a cabinet or hung on a wall. ”

This innovative design received the Friedrich-Sulzer Design Award in 2002, the Sächsischer Staatspreis for Design in 2003 and a nomination for the Federal Award for Design in 2004. The 3F board material has also received accolades, including the Federal Award for an outstanding innovative handicraft achievement in 2003.

Available in black, red and white.

Purchase Information:

Price: $120.00
Availability: Buy Falter Folding Stool here