When we were younger, we'd eat most of our meals at our kitchen counter, our feet dangling over the edges of wooden bar stools while we munched on baby carrots and filled our stomaches with Annie's Mac and Cheese. While our feet no longer dangle, we're still big fans of eating our meals at the kitchen counter. There's something about having breakfast at a breakfast bar, of sitting alongside your dining companions instead of across from them. Bar stools make for a more casual dining experience, and are great for busy family kitchens and chic bachelor pads alike. Whether you've got an open concept layout, or a more traditional home, bar stools are a must-have in the kitchen. They're perfect for informal family dinners, early morning breakfasts on Sunday mornings with the kids, drinks with the girls…the options are pretty much endless. Given our love for this functional piece, we've decided to put together a series of posts on our favorite bar stools. This week, we're starting with industrial style stools. We've rounded up nine of our favorite picks to help you get the industrial style in your kitchen, from Tolix-style stools to one of a kind reclaimed wood pieces. Click the links above to shop, and keep your eyes peeled for our additional bar stool roundups, in decorating styles like Hollywood Regency and French Country, coming in the next few weeks!