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.
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.
Poul Kjaerholm was known for his use of various construction materials, especially steel, which he considered to be a natural material. Kjaerholm studied at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts, after which he worked briefly for another designer creating several noteworthy prototypes. Much of his furniture was designed for his own home, yet its innovative look earned it international attention. The Kjaerholm Leather Easy Chair even remains popular today, with a sleek look that works great with contemporary décor.
The Kjaerholm Leather Easy Chair features a brushed stainless steel frame and is available with your choice of leather. Its minimalist look works great with a low sofa or other mid-century-inspired pieces. It also fits in wonderfully with today's contemporary décor.
Much of Arne Jacobsen's work remains popular today, and his Series 7 Chair is among his top selling products. This chair quickly gained popularity when originally produced in 1955 and today over 5 million have been installed in both homes and offices. It is this chair's combination of functionality, durability, and flexibility that keeps the Type A Chair a top seller today.
A large part of the reason that the Type A Chair is so popular, is that it is so versatile. The Type A Chair works great at a dining table, adding a hint of retro flair to any style table. It also works great paired with a desk, or as occasional seating in any room of your home or even at the office. The Type A Chair is one piece you can be sure will get plenty of use, and will be up to the task. Its familiar look will instantly enhance any space you choose.
One of the most intriguing things about the Bertoia Side Chair is the disparity between its delicate, airy appearance and its actual strength and remarkable durability. This statuesque chair will also surprise you with its comfort. The Bertoia Side Chair makes an excellent addition to any room of your home, with a timeless look that has already proven to have remarkable staying power.
Eero Saarinen is one of the 20th century's most well known and respected designers. He is known for his ability to adapt his style to each specific project, and for designing in terms of setting rather than form. His Tulip Chair is the perfect example of this, as its shape was created to fix what he saw to be a problem in many dining rooms. This chair earned much recognition, receiving the 1969 Museum of Modern Art Award, and remains just as popular today.
The Saarinen Tulip Side Chairs bring this acclaimed design into your home. It works great to add a hint of retro flair to your dining table, or as occasional seating in your living room or home office. The Saarinen Tulip Side Chair is also customizable, enabling you to own a classic that fits in perfectly with your current décor. Its upholstered cushion is available in your choice of leather or fabric, with a great selection of colors to choose from. Its frame is made of fiberglass and met by a painted cast aluminum base.
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 Molded Fiberglass Side Chair is a faithful reproduction of one of the most iconic chairs ever designed. Based on the popular mid-century mainstay, conceived by husband and wife team, Charles & Ray in the 1950s (commonly referred to as the "Molded Fiberglass Wire-Base Side Chair" or "DFSR", our accurate replica preserves the revolutionary styling, durability and versatile character of the original and offers an unparalleled array of color options. Choose from stocked white or black (in either glossy or matte finish) or completely customize it by choosing frame color, seat color and seat finish. The Molded Fiberglass Side Chair is built to last and is sure to bring an air of mid-century sensibility into your home, office or establishment.
The Coconut Lounge Chair can be uniquely used in multiple seating positions. It was intended it to allow freedom of movement while remaining truly comfortable, a goal clearly achieved by this chair's brilliant design. The Coconut Lounge Chair makes an excellent addition to any room of your home, as it seamlessly combines the best in both form and function. Its recognizable design has already enjoyed true staying power and the Coconut Lounge Chair will continue to be a favorite as it enhances your home.
The molded chair concept was originally created as a prototype for MoMA's International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design and introduced in 1948. The design was the result of years of experimentation with molded forms as a potential medium in mass-market furniture construction. The organic shapes the medium could produce were something fresh and new, were well suited to form-fitting comfort and could be made affordable. The original "shell chairs" (which included the Molded Fiberglass Wire-Base Armchair aka DFAR) became 20th century icons, whose popularity has only grown well into the 21st century.
Inmod's Molded Fiberglass Arm Chair is an accurate reproduction that stays true to the original shell chair designs and to their styling, quality and specifications. It is stocked in its most popular configurations and can be ordered in your choice of fiberglass color, base color and seat finish (matte or glossy). Each detail that made the original Molded Fiberglass Wire-Base Armchair special has been carefully preserved to ensure an authentic look and quality.
The Molded Plastic Side Chair concept was conceived in the mid-1950's, has received numerous design awards, and has increased in popularity and relevancy ever since. It has served as a functional, versatile choice in homes and establishments throughout the entire world, due to its uncanny blend of form-fitting structure and eye-catching design. It's visual simplicity lends itself so well to experimentation, and for decades, the Molded Plastic Side Chair design has gone through many iterations, with variations in construction materials, color combinations and leg styles.
Celebrating the creative intent of the Molded Plastic Side Chair, Inmod's exclusive Printed Walnut version offers this classic design in a brand-new finish that beautifully replicates the look of a finely detailed walnut wood grain, offering a new layer of appeal that is as sleek and relevant as it is classic and mid-century.
Inmod's Bastille Cafe Armchair is an accurate reproduction of Jean Pauchard's iconic Marais A56 Armchair, and is available in an industrial-inspired gunmetal finish. Its classic finish, as well as its construction techniques remain faithful to those of the original. Ideal for residential and commercial use, the Bastille Cafe Armchair is a stylish win-win for homes, cafes & dining establishments alike.
In 1934, Xavier Pauchard designed what would become the quintessential industrial cafe chair, the Marais A Chair (manufactured by Tolix), and what was originally introduced into Parisian cafes, restaurants and offices, over time became one of the most recognized icons in 20th century mainstream design worldwide. Xavier passed away in 1948, and his son Jean, following in his footsteps, designed the Marais A56 (named for the year he designed it). While his father brought galvanized steel furniture manufacturing to France decades before, through an intricate process comprised of 100 manual operations, Jean's creation was an armchair to compliment his father's. Over 80 years after the introduction of the Marais concept, both chairs have enjoyed worldwide recognition and a recent growth in popularity, thanks to a global revival of appreciation in industrial design & decor. If the times prove one thing, it's that the Marais Chairs are timeless.
Inmod adds vintage charm to a timeless classic. Inspired by the Marais A56 by Jean Pauchard, this accurately modeled replica is individually finished in an elegantly antiqued copper-like powder coat, giving each piece a rustic charm & character all its own, taking this iconic design to new heights of style.
Named for the year it was introduced, the Marais A56 was created in honor of his father's revolutionary contribution to industrial Parisian design, the Marais A Chair (by Tolix). Built on the same frame, Jean's design featured the addition of armrests, which filled a void and added functionality to an already hugely popular design. Whether the Pauchards knew it or not, the Marais family of seating would go on to become synonymous with industrial design and arguably become the most recognized of metal cafe chairs worldwide. The Bastille Cafe Stacking Armchair (Antique Copper) is an accurately produced replica that celebrates the original manufacturing techniques that Xavier Pauchard pioneered in 1934 (a production process that requires 100 manual operations). The Bastille's antiqued powder-coated finish adds a layer of vintage styling and outdoor suitability. It's heavy-duty construction & quality is authentic and caters to both residential & commercial environments and provides a truly unbeatable value.
In 1948 debuted a molded chair concept at MoMA's International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design. The result of much experimentation with molded forms for years, its capabilities offered fresh new design and great value. The organic shapes the medium allowed for were well-suited for mass-production, could be made affordably and could offer form-fitting comfort. The Molded Fiberglass Dowel-Leg Armchair (DFAW) became an instant hit and an icon of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Inmod's Molded Fiberglass Arm Chair with Wood Legs is a premium reproduction that accurately reflects the original design, as well as the quality, styling and specifications. It is stocked in the most popular configurations and can be ordered in your choice of fiberglass color, base color and seat finish (matte or glossy). Each detail that made the original iconic has been preserved, with no expense spared.
The Molded Fiberglass Side Chair with Wood Legs (DFSW) takes customizable mid-century design to new heights. In addition to our handpicked stocked models (black or white seat in your choice of glossy or matte finish atop an wood dowel base with FSC-Certified solid wood legs), this modern reproduction can be built exactly how you envision. Select any combination of fiberglass color, seat & wood finish and steel wires to create a classic that is uniquely you. Based on one of the most popular chair designs in modern history (known as the "Molded Fiberglass Dowel-Leg Side Chair" or "DFSW", the Molded Fiberglass Side Chair with Wood Legs is a highly accurate replica built to stand the test of time, that will meet the demands of heavy use in a residential or commercial space. Whether you choose from our stocked inventory or design it yourself, the Molded Fiberglass Side Chair with Wood Legs is every bit as practical as it is stylish.
Like much of Le Corbusier's work, the LC7 was originally met with some resistance, as its design was considered to be too revolutionary. It eventually earned the recognition it deserved, along with much of his other work, as it remains popular today and a part of the design collection at the Museum of Modern Art.
With the Le Corbusier Swivel Chair, you can customize your own version of this modern classic. Choose from fabric or leather upholstery, both available in several styles and colors to perfectly complement your home. The Le Corbusier Swivel Chair is available with a polished stainless steel frame. This chair's unique design offers unlimited possibilities. It works equally well as a dining chair, side chair, or paired with a desk.
Poul Kjaerholm was known for his use of various construction materials, especially steel which he considered to be a natural material. He studied at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts, after which he worked briefly for another designer creating several noteworthy prototypes. Much of his furniture was designed for his own home, yet its innovative look earned it international attention. The Kjaerholm Rattan Easy Chair brings this celebrated look into your home in a way that works great with your contemporary décor.
The Kjaerholm Rattan Easy Chair features a brushed stainless steel frame with a rattan seat available in your choice of finish. This chair offers a minimalist look that works great with both modern décor and other mid-century inspired pieces. Pair it with a low sofa for a room with great minimalist style.
The Prouve Standard Chair is a high quality reproduction of Jean Prouve's original designed in 1930. This mid-century inspired chair is most well known for its aeronautic style rear legs. Combining innovative style with impressive durability, the Prouve Standard Chair works well in practically any setting.
This high quality reproduction is made of plywood and is complemented by a powder coated steel frame. Use this chair in any room of your home, at the office, or anywhere else your creativity takes you. Its look is recognizable yet distinct and sophisticated, and its quality is sure to impress.
The Bertoia Wire Diamond Chair is a high quality reproduction of Bertoia's original. Offering impeccable accuracy and attention to detail at an affordable price, this inspired reproduction enables you to own your own version of this modern classic. One of the most intriguing things about the Bertoia Wire Diamond Chair is the bold contrast between its delicate appearance and its actual strength and durability. This chair offers impressive quality, while remaining statuesque, and is as much a piece of art as it is a functional piece of furniture.
The Bertoia Wire Diamond Chair brings a modern classic into your home, and is completely customizable. Choose from a powder coated or polished stainless steel frame. You can also choose to enjoy this chair with or without a cushion. Cushions are available upholstered in fabric or leather, with a great selection of colors and styles available in each.
Jacobsen worked as both an architect and designer. Together with another designer he produced the Ant and Series 7 Chair in 1952, propelling both his and Hansen's names into furniture history. In 1958, Arne Jacobsen introduced the Egg Chair, Swan Chair, and Swan Sofa to the world when he designed the lobby and reception areas of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. The Jacobsen Swan Chair was technologically innovative at its time, featuring all curves and no straight lines. This innovation combined with its unique look helped to make the Jacobsen Swan Chair the popular piece it remains today.
The Jacobsen Swan Chair adds a unique complement to your living area while offering a truly comfortable seat in which to relax. This chair works great with other mid-century inspired pieces, and adds a cool accent to modern décor as well.
Charles-douard Jeanneret-Gris, known as Le Corbusier, is considered one of the pioneers of what is now known as modern architecture. He was a pioneer in the study of modern high design, and enjoyed a career that spanned five decades.
In addition to its great style, the Le Corbusier Grand Chair provides true comfort. It features thick seat and back cushions made of multi density foam, offering the perfect place to relax. Pair the Le Corbusier Grand Chair with its matching loveseat and sofa for a complete living room solution.
The Bertoia Upholstered Wire Diamond Chair is a high quality reproduction of Bertoia's original. Offering impeccable accuracy and attention to detail at an affordable price, this inspired reproduction enables you to own your own version of this modern classic in your home.
What many find so fascinating about the Bertoia Upholstered Wire Diamond Chair is the bold contrast between its delicate appearance and its actual strength and durability. This chair offers impressive quality, while remaining statuesque, and is as much a piece of art as it is a functional piece of furniture.
The Bertoia Upholstered Wire Diamond Chair not only brings a modern classic into your home, but it's also customizable. This mid-century inspired chair is available with your choice of a powder coated steel or polished stainless steel frame. Its seat is upholstered in fabric. Choose from our great selection that includes several types of fabric in an exciting spectrum of colors.
Pierre Paulin began designing furniture for Thonet in 1958, and later became the designer for Artifort where he created a series of sculptural chairs. Paulin received many high profile government commissions including interiors for the Elysee Palace in Paris. The Paulin Slice Chair is one of his most recognizable designs, and has the unique characteristic of taking on different looks when viewed from different visual angles.
The Paulin Slice Chair is available in your choice of fabric. It is perfectly complemented by a polished stainless steel base. This chair has great modern appeal that works as well in today's home as it did when first introduced.
Jacobsen worked as both an architect and designer. Together with a partner he produced the Ant and Series 7 Chairs in 1952, propelling both his and Hansen's names into furniture history. In 1958, Arne Jacobsen introduced the Egg Chair, Swan Chair, and Swan Sofa to the world when he designed the lobby and reception areas of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. The Jacobsen Egg Chair earned instant notoriety and remains extremely popular today thanks to its unique look and chamber like seating area that blocks exterior noise.
The Jacobsen Egg Chair is available in a great variety of upholstery options, enabling you to choose which will best complement your home. Choose from several styles and colors of fabric, leather, and French vinyl. Pony-style cowhide is also available. It also includes a convenient tilt mechanism.
With an instantly recognizable look and a truly comfortable seat, the Jacobsen Egg Chair makes an excellent addition to any home. Relax in style with this chair that combines ultimate comfort and iconic style.