In the 1950s, Harry Bertoia began experimenting with bending metal rods into practical art. This resulted in his now infamous seating collection, including his wire counter stool. The disparity between this stool's delicate appearance and actual impressive strength and durability make it truly captivating. Its timeless style makes it a brilliant addition to any home.
The Bertoia Counter Stool is customizable, so you can personalize this well-known modern classic. It is available with or without an upholstered seat. Its seat can be upholstered in your choice of fabric or leather, with a great selection of colors and styles available in each. Its frame is available in your choice of powder coated steel or stainless steel.
The Marais / Tolix design has been interpreted in many ways through experimentation in materials, color and texture. The Bastille Upholstered Cafe Counter Stool pays homage to the original form and construction and features a cushioned seat, upholstered in a vintage-styled leatherette, and is accented by a row of distressed brass-colored studs.
On the surface, the Bastille Counter Stool is a sturdy and stylish counter stool with industrial-chic character. Below its galvanized steel surface, the Bastille is a beautifully proportioned, premium quality reproduction of the Marais Counter Stool, designed by Xavier Pauchard, as part of his iconic Marais seating collection which debuted in 1934. The Marais was revolutionary for its time, and Mr. Pauchard is credited with having introduced galvanized steel furniture construction to France. The designs were extremely well-received, maintained relevant throughout the 20th century and have gained a new momentum of popularity in the 21st century due to increased demand for industrial furniture.
The Bastille Counter Stool preserves everything that made the original so unique and is produced today using the same process used 80 years ago when the Marais collection debuted. Adding to its appeal, Inmod stocks the Bastille Counter Stool in a chic collection of metallic finishes and trendy pop colors well-suited for industrial-inspired and modern dining spaces alike. A zinc coating protects the Bastille from rust in damp environments (indoors & outdoors). Its solid galvanized steel frame will provide generations of use in both residential & commercial spaces.
On the surface, the Bastille Counter Stool is sturdy and stylish with an industrial-chic sensibility. Below its rust-resistant galvanized steel surface, the Bastille is an accurately proportioned, premium quality reproduction of the Marais Counter Stool, designed in 1934 by Xavier Pauchard, as part of his iconic Marais seating collection. Mr. Pauchard is credited with having introduced galvanized steel furniture construction to France, and the Marais collection was considered revolutionary. The designs were extremely popular at the time and could be seen all over Paris in cafes, bistros and offices. They maintained relevancy throughout the remainder of the 20th century, and thanks to a revival of interest in industrial design, have even gained a new momentum of popularity in recent years.
The Bastille Counter Stool celebrates all of the unique qualities that made the original so great. Over 80 years after the debut of the Marais, the Bastille is constructed using the very same processes (which require 100 manual operations). Availability in a variety of metallic tones and on-trend pop colors broadens the Bastille's function within industrial-inspired and modern homes and public spaces alike. Its sturdy construction, wide variety of stocked options and value make the Bastille Bar Stool a perfect choice for bars, ice cream shops and restaurants.
Florence Knoll is considered one of the most influential designers of the 20th century, and is credited with revolutionizing the field of interior design. Though seen as radical at its time, her work in what she called total design resulted in many of the principals seen in interior design today. Florence is also known for her furniture design, with several pieces including this tufted leather stool remaining popular and sought after today.