Our Eclectic Range of Fabulous Footstools

Historical references to footstools date back thousands of years to as far as the Ancient Egyptian civilisation, where they were used as a way for high-ranking people to climb easily up to their equally-high chairs. Over the millennia, the humble footstool has become not only a practical item on which to rest the feet but a design feature in its own right, complementing a room's decor and other pieces of furniture. 

The oldest footstool still in existence is also the world's earliest surviving piece of upholstered furniture. Covered with luxurious purple velvet and made with a beech wood frame, the footstool belonged to William Juxon, who was the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1660 until his death three years later in 1663.

The talented design team here at Russkell Furniture have created a delightful selection of footstools, each of which has been lovingly built by hand from premium-quality materials using traditional techniques. This edition of our blog showcases the range. 

Fabien Footstools
These gorgeous footstools have been designed as a comfortable and practical addition to our popular Fabien loungers. Built onto sturdy iron legs, Fabien footstools are upholstered with a tactile polycotton fibre fabric in subtle, refined tones of either Mineral or Ochre.  

Mr Paddington Footstool
The perfect complement to our unique Mr Paddington armchair and sofa suite, this charming footstool is characterised by its beautiful curves, inviting plumpness and richly-coloured legs made from the finest ash timber. Like its larger cousins, the Mr Paddington footstool is upholstered with soft, supple top-grain leather. 

Barham Slabs
A versatile footstool that can also be used for occasional seating or even as a table, the beautiful Barham slab is a statement piece of furniture. The item boasts an array of attractive design features including a quartered top, sophisticated stitching details and buffalo leather upholstery. Choose from Black or Brown colour options. 

Please visit the dedicated 'Footstools' section of our website to discover the complete collection and do not hesitate to get in touch with our team if you have any further questions or need expert advice. To receive the latest news, updates and special offers from Russkell Furniture, please subscribe to our regular, feature-packed email newsletter. 

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