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Roly Poly X Casentino Armchair in Black with cushion by Faye Toogood

$1,500per item

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Duplex launches the ROLY POLY X CASENTINO Capsule Collection. An interpretation of the iconic Roly Poly armchair designed by Faye Toogood and manufactured by Driade, using the ancient Casentino cloth from Tuscany, Italy. Casentino is a rugged and compact wool fabric used since the Middle Ages to make blankets for the animals or Franciscan friars’ cowls, because of its characteristic strength and durability. It then made its fortune in the 18th century, when the wool cloth became the primary product of the numerous wool mills of the Casentino valley. After having become a fashionable and a sought after garment in the 19th century, thanks to its peculiar “swirls” or “curls” and to its classic extravagant colors, the Casentino fabric encountered the likes of personalities such as Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini. They wore very elegant double breasted coats with haute-couture cut. Duplex’s fascination in combining different fields and times brings now together the 21st century Faye Toogood’s Roly Poly with the long-lived, nearly forgotten Casentino fabric. The collection features 4 colors: White, Black, Pink, and Yellow. Available exclusively through DUPLEX.

Details

  • Creator
    Faye Toogood (Designer),Driade (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.8 in. (63 cm)Width: 33 in. (83.82 cm)Depth: 22.4 in. (56.9 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2021
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Limited Edition)
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1639221978982

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    Ships From: Wilmington, NC
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About Faye Toogood (Designer)

Faye Toogood’s name is practically synonymous with her Roly Poly chair. With its chubby legs and bowl-like seat, the now-iconic piece epitomized the trend toward chunky forms that defined avant-garde furniture design in the 2010s. But the British artist’s contributions go far beyond the chair and its similarly robust companion pieces, in disciplines ranging from textiles and ceramics to fashion and home interiors.

“I design holistically, with an overall vision across fashion, furniture and interiors,” she tells us. “Furniture is something I return to over and over again and is a very strong part of this vision. I am interested in humans and the way they live — the spaces they inhabit, the clothes they wear, the objects they surround themselves with.”

Toogood has exhibited at Phillips and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the Triennale in Milan and D Museum in Seoul. In addition, her works are in the permanent collections of institutions worldwide, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Dallas Museum of Art; Denver Art Museum; High Museum of Art, in Atlanta; Corning Museum of Glass, in New York; the National Gallery of Victoria, in Melbourne; and the Fabergé Museum in St. Petersburg.

Shop a collection of venturesome furniture designs from Faye Toogood today at 1stDibs.

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