Xavier Pauchard was one who understood raw materials and designed his iconic Marais A Chair (aka Tolix Chair) out of galvanized steel, using a construction process that required 100 manual operations. Since it's conception in 1934, the famed bistro chair design is more popular than ever, and can be seen in homes, cafes, restaurants and offices all over the world. Now, over 80 years later, The Bastille Cafe Stacking Chair is manufactured using the same techniques applied in the original construction, built to virtually the same specification and is available in more colors than ever before. From metallic finishes like silver & copper, to trendy pop hues, coated in zinc for protection against rust, the Bastille is well situated in any indoor or outdoor space.
Mix and match colors to create a whimsical seating environment, or play it safe with any one of the available color options. The Bastille Café Kid's Stacking Chair offers a fun mix of form and function. This all-purpose stacking chair is crafted from galvanized steel in an exciting array of colors to suit any nursery, kids' bedroom, playroom or family room. With it's powder & zinc-coated finish, the Bastille is protected against rust and can be used outdoors, and is stackable for convenient storage when it's time to put the toys away! The Bastille Cafe Kid's Stacking Chair is a fun modern-day re-imagining of Xavier Pauchard's iconic Marais A / Tolix Chair design, and has been rescaled to accommodate children (perfect for kids aged 2-6).
The Marais / Tolix design has been interpreted in many ways through experimentation in materials, color and texture. The Bastille Upholstered Cafe Stacking Chair stays true to the original form and construction and features the addition of a comfortable padded seat, wrapped in a leatherette with an aged look and vintage styling, and is accented by a row of distressed brass-colored studs.
The Bastille Cafe Stacking Chair is the quintessential industrial bistro chair, and is an inspired reproduction of the classic Marais A (Tolix) Chair, by Xavier Pauchard. What originated in the Parisian cafes, restaurants and establishments in 1934 has become one of the most recognized and widely used seating solutions in the world because of its versatile function and stylish appeal. Revolutionary for it's time, the Marais was constructed using a process comprised of 100 manual tasks. Over 80 years later, our Bastille Cafe Stacking Chair has replicated these techniques and is built to the same specifiations as the original. Suitable for indoor & outdoor use in virtually any environment, the Bastille offers strength, style and sophistication. Its antique red finish adds warmth and character to a classic industrial icon.
The Bastille Cafe Stacking Chair (Weathered Wood Seat) re-imagines the world's favorite metal bistro chair design with the addition of a contoured wood seat which adds a layer of support and rustic styling. The wood seat improves upon the function and appeal of an already highly versatile design, especially when used within an indoor dining space. The weathered appearance of the wood adds warmth and character to its industrial design, making the Bastille an even more appealing choice as an all-purpose dining, side or stacking chair.
The Bastille Cafe Stacking Chair is a reproduction of Xavier Pauchard's famous Marais A Chair (aka Tolix Chair), designed in France in 1934. The original was constructed using a production process that included 100 manual tasks. 80 years later, our Bastille is built using the same techniques and is part of a collection that includes the most accurate replicas of some of the most distinguished designs of the 20th century.
One of the most recognizable metal cafe chairs ever designed originated in France in 1934, and quickly became a favorite among Parisian bistros, offices, clinics (and even on board the Normandie). Xavier Pauchard tapped into something when he conceived the Marais A / Tolix Chair in the early 20th century. So much so, in fact, that over 80 years after its debut in France, it is has grown in popularity to become a world-wide staple of industrial seating. The Bastille Cafe Stacking Chair (Antique Copper) is an accurate replica, produced using the same production processes & built to virtually the same specifications as the original. The antique copper adds bold character that strikes a stylish balance between industrial and rustic vintage.