New Classic: Jamaica Bar Stool, modern metal with disco-inspired counter seat. Originally designed by Pepe Cortes for a disco in 1991, the Jamaica bar stool has moved into many homes and adapted with ease. Its shape recalls a classic tractor seat, while the chrome-plated tubular structure and polished seat give it a futuristic look. This merging of old and new is a good lesson in how to make a design stand the test of time; 20 years later its still a top choice among designers.
The polished aluminum seats are a great match for sleek metal counters. The lighting track and the stools have a great relationship as well: The stools bring the material all the way down to the floor; the light track lifts it up toward the ceiling.
Likewise, the stool balances out the amount of metal in the room when there are stainless steel appliances and vent hoods.
While outdoor use is not recommended for these stools, they are light enough to carry outside temporarily when the weather is nice.