The steel Tolix A Chair is definitely not just for bistros anymore. Also known as the Marais AC Chaise, it’s one those timeless, versatile pieces that seem to work anywhere. It’s made for indoor or outdoor use and comes in a variety of bright colors or brushed steel. They can also be stacked if you’re tight on space.
Designed by the French company Tolix in the 1930's, they’re still hand crafted in France but the good news is you don't have to cross the Atlantic to get one. They're available stateside from these sources:
the Conran Shop
They cost around $200 but prices do vary and occasionally there are special offers such as for multiple purchases, so it's wise to shop around.
(Image: Pottery Barn)