Pull up one of these smart seats at the bar and get set for party season.

Clockwise from left: ‘Piggyback’ powder-coated metal chair in White, POA, LifeSpaceJourney. ‘Real Good’ powder-coated steel bar stool in Navy, $349, Blu Dot. Ox Denmarq ‘Smed’ stool in Mint/ Smoked Cork, $795, Great Dane. ‘Crop’ oak bar stool, $495, Relm Furniture. ‘Connect’ bar stool in Raw Look/Brass, from $590, Kin. Sipa ‘2500’ stool in Black, $515, Obodo. Muuto ‘Nerd’ bar stool in Oak, $775, Living Edge. Kartell ‘Charles Ghost’ plastic stool by Philippe Starck in Transparent Rose, $420, Space Furniture. ‘Hurdle’ high bar stool in Speckled Black & White finish, $390, Dowel Jones. Flat-weave wool rug, $429, thehome.com.au. Modernica ‘CS’ cylinder planter with stand, $450, Spence & Lyda.

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