Michele de Lucchi and Adam Lowe inspecting a real-size model for the chair.
A selection of elements for the chair during production.
The shell-shaped back of the chair in an early stage.
As work on the chair develops, hidden parts are designed to fit Piranesi's work
Factum Arte's Eva Marí Segovia carrying out gilding tests with gold leaf
Before the gold leaf is applied there needs to be a tri-coloured base for tone
The final gilded chair