Steven and I ducked into a cafe in Paris to get a drink and a snack, and the place was so crowded that only counter seating was available. We gratefully accepted it and ordered our coffee and pastries, and I turned to drink in the scene. I noticed right off how great the chair was: Its seat was thickly padded and the legs gorgeously turned. It had no back or arms, so it slid easily under the counter and out of the way.
I brought the idea home with me for our Sorbonne Stool. Tall enough for counter seating, it’s got the same cushy seat, shapely legs, and strong stretchers, plus an undeniably “French bistro” attitude.
Dimensions: 26 x 19.5 x 21 in inches. Material: Birch. Imported. Handling Fee is $60.