51 Stools with Designer Appeal for Every Room in the Home

Stools are an exceptionally diverse category of furniture, available in a wide range of form factors to suit a wide variety of purposes inside and outside of the home. We've scoured the web and tapped our favorite designers to find gorgeous picks for every category. Use this buying guide to find dining stools for your breakfast nook or eat-in kitchen, small accent stools that can serve as supplemental seating, ceramic garden stools that make great plant stands, and upholstered stools you can use as stylish footrests. We've even included function-forward pieces like stepstools and shower stools, all made with an emphasis on attractive design.