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Bring home comfort and style with our retro modern bar stools featuring elements reminiscent of the 1950s era.
This style originated from the old malt shops and ice cream parlors from the 1950s.
Vinyl upholstery colors consist of turquoise, black, white, red, and yellow. A white stripe was sometimes featured going down the middle of the back of the chair.
Nailheads and cording were also a common factor. The frames on the chairs are made of a shiny, chrome steel and feature rounded arms and bent rounded legs.
Retro stools can be found in game rooms and bars which bring back memories of a fun decade.
Retro kitchens consist of white or almond metal cabinets with chrome handle hardware. Black and white checkered floors also add to this style. Tabletops of bright colored reds, aqua, and white with a flecked formica. Soft boomerang shapes were also popular on the formica tops. Chrome legs were consistent of this era. Two to three inch chrome edging bordered the tabletop.
Retro designs are gaining popularity in bar stools such as toasters, telephones, stoves, etc.
Modern retro is a contemporary spin on the retro era. The steel frames can be black, stainless, black, etc., and differentiate from the typical chrome. Upholstery can be made up of earth-tone colors as well as pastels.
If you want to add a touch of retro to your modern kitchen, look for bar stools with square rounded backrests or oval-shaped backrests.