There were these old stools we used (and took for granted) in school and we'd sure love to have one now. They weren't exactly like Sundance's Modern Times Factory Stool up top, but a little more like this:
Stools like the Mid-century Studio Stool from the Sundance Catalog were all over the place in college. Seeing this one makes us wistful. The stool is made of steel and stands 27-1/2" high.