The barstool was inspired by American architecture of the 1950s, in particular the so-called Googie architecture. It used parabolic shape and those that represent the speed and swiftness. Architecture critic Douglas Haskell noted that the buildings must appear to defy gravity, ". . . whenever possible, the building must hang from the sky".
In C5 a metal seat is a central element, and it seemed to descend from the sky, resting on wooden legs.
Materials: oak veneered plywood, MDF, steel, felt.