Stools can be one of the most multifaceted and underrated pieces of furniture for the home. Most people have a stool or two designated for additional seating when company comes over or to use as a step-stool for hard to reach places. But stools can be so much more than that! So we’ve rounded up a collection of images that shows off the versatility that stools can bring versatility to any space! Stools can even be used a plant stand or accent table or as additional storage underneath an open console. Take your typical stool from the kitchen and reimagine it as a seating alternative to a chair at the dining table for your next dinner party.
After gathering a handful of images to give us inspiration, we’ve hand-selected 8 of our favorite stools that embody this great “off-duty” quality that we love. In our book – a great “off-duty” stool is a multi-functional piece of furniture that can serve as a seat as well as other versatile roles around the house. Check out our picks below and let us know what you think!