Factory and draftsman style barstools are just the right amount of functional and vintage. With the ability to lower and raise the seat, you accommodate everyone. Plus, the exposed threading that holds the seat to the base looks really cool. Here are some ideas in a wide range of prices.
Diesel Series Industrial Stool. Price: $96 (without backrest)
School Outfitters Diesel Series Industrial Stool. Price: $129 (with backrest)
Cooper's Small Draftsman Stool. Iron draftsman stool. Price $159.
Vintage Barstool. Wood seat contrasts nicely with the steel frame. Price: $295
Precision Stool. Heavy gauge stainless steel makes for a sleek, modern look. Price: $700 (with backrest), $550 (without backrest)
Modern Times Factory Stool. Modeled after the all-purpose seat of factory and assembly lines. Price: $195.