Best Buys: stools

May 19, 2017 / Best buys, SHOPPING / 0 Comments
'Butterfly' stool in maple plywood (also available in dark Pantos Palisander) designed in 1954 by Sori Yanagi for Vitra, £479, Heal's.; 'Frosta' stool in birch, £8, Ikea; 'Flip Around' tray-table-stool in light ash by Norm Architects for Menu, £174, Nest.co.uk; 'Ardleigh' milking stool made from Elm, £95, The White Company

7 of the best stools

 

The ultimate multi-purpose piece of furniture for the modern home, think seat, side table, step-ladder to plant stand!

 

1 Beautiful Basic The ‘Frosta’ stool in birch, £8, Ikea

'Frosta' stool in birch, £8, Ikea

‘Frosta’ stool in birch, £8, Ikea

 

2 High Street Hit ‘Ardleigh’ milking stool made of Elm, £95, The White Company

'Ardleigh' milking stool made from Elm, £95, The White Company

‘Ardleigh’ milking stool made from Elm, £95, The White Company

 

3 Design Classic The ‘Butterfly’ stool designed in 1954 by Sori Yanagi for Vitra (available in maple plywood, as below, or a dark Pantos Palisander).  £479, Heal’s.

'Butterfly' stool in maple plywood designed in 1954 by Sori Yanagi for Vitra, £479, Heal's

‘Butterfly’ stool in maple plywood (also available in dark Pantos Palisander) designed in 1954 by Sori Yanagi for Vitra, £479, Heal’s.

 

4 New Design Icon ‘Flip Around’ tray-table-stool in light ash by Norm Architects for Menu, £174, Nest

'Flip Around' tray-table-stool in light ash by Norm Architects for Menu, xxxxx

‘Flip Around’ tray-table-stool in light ash by Norm Architects for Menu, £174, Nest.co.uk

 

5 Investment Buy The ‘Dot’ stool with leather seat, originally designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1954 for Fritz Hansen. Reissued in 2016. £210, Twentytwentyone

‘Dot’ stool, originally designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1954 for Fritz Hansen. Newly reissued, £210, Twentytwentyone

‘Dot’ stool with leather seat, originally designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1954 for Fritz Hansen. Newly reissued, £210, Twentytwentyone

 

6 Blow the Budget The ‘LC9’ stool was conceived by Charlotte Perriand for her own apartment in Paris in 1927. In its present-day configuration, the stool has a chromed steel frame (in black or chrome) and many different versions for the seat: from cream coloured towelling to saddle leather and the classic Indian cane seat. Re-issued by Cassina in 1973. From £570. Chaplins

'LCP' stool by Charlotte Perriand for Cassina

‘LC9’ stool by Charlotte Perriand for Cassina

 

7 The Editor’s Pick! The ‘Tabouret Solvay’ stool designed in 1941 by Jean Prouvé for Vitra. Available in oak, smoked oak and American walnut. £489, TwentyTwentyOne.

Tabouret Solvay stool designed in 1941 by Jean Prouvé for Vitra, £489, TwentyTwentyOne. Available in oak, smoked oak and American walnut.

‘Tabouret Solvay’ stool for Vitra, £489, TwentyTwentyOne.

 

For more ELLE Decoration shopping selections, from kitchen utensils to bottle openers, Check out our Best Buys section

 

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