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Rolls-Royce adds fine art to new Phantom with The Gallery Artist Commissions

Rolls-Royce adds fine art to new Phantom with The Gallery Artist Commissions

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Iridescent Opulence by Nature Squared

Swiss-based Nature Squared took on a huge challenge with its Gallery commission through its determination to work with materials that had previously been impossible to incorporate in motor cars. Feathers take central stage with over 3,000 naturally iridescent examples being hand-sewn onto open pore fabric leaving the clock, which has been inlaid with sustainably sourced jade green abalone, as the centrepiece.

“The inky iridescence and sumptuous texture of the feathers provide a sense of true luxury," explains Martin Ehrath, head of research and development at Nature Squared. "Phantom’s clock has been softly cosseted by feathers, their fragility protected by ‘The Gallery’s’ glass fascia. The timeless beauty and elegant grace of this Gallery is preserved in the sanctity of Phantom’s interior.”

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