Bastille chair, from the University of Twente- Enschede. Designed in 1964 by the Dutch architect Piet Blom. Manufactured by Huizenga N.V. Utrecht, with a quantity of 400 pieces.
The chair was named after the university canteen. The canteen got immediately baptized in Bastille, referring to the famous prison in Paris. The students, when they entered the canteen, felt as if they were entering a prison.
After a renovation of the university canteen in 2002, most of the chairs got lost.
Designed by Piet Blom.
manufactured by Huizenga N.V.
Height 84 cm
Width 40 cm
Seat height 45 cm