Sensual delight

Marcel Wanders provides poetic insight into the idea behind his Troy chair, which has recently gone into production.

Marcel Wanders’s Troy chair has just gone into production… thanks to Magis.

The Dutch designer poeticises his idea behind the creation of this beautifully detailed chair:

She is silly like a child,
She is soft like jelly pie,
She is mysterious undercover and candid unexpected,
She is the hidden open love, The silent shame of men,
The friendly little devil,
She is an ancient gem.
Hardly hidden, under the surface of time’s fashion… Inside... she holds a lacey paradise...                                                              
Her secret lingerie, waiting to reveal itself to us... before she shares with us her body.
She is a courtesan, a mistress, a playgirl, a lady of the night…celebrating her young fresh skin, daily… and perhaps especially… today… because also today… her most private secrets… are her most generous public gift.

The Troy chair is made from steel, which has been delicately painted in polyester powder. Wanders first designed the chair in 2010, and it is now available through renowned furniture brand Magis. 

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