"I reduced and reduced further until I created a magical drawing, a sort of silver rocket where the dream appears. I wanted Le Virtuelle to feel like an old wooden yacht, but that by approaching it, you realize it's actually carbon fiber marquetry, red, brown, tobacco, looking exactly like wood. " Ph.S
The Musée d’histoire maritime de la Citadelle in St Tropez is hosting a new room dedicated to Le Virtuelle. Designed in 1995 by Philippe Starck, the sailboat adopts a minimalist and elegant form and leaves the Tencara shipyards in Venice in 1999, the year of its launch.
More information: www.saint-tropez.fr/culture/citadelle/
Pictures: © All Rights Reserved: Grand AIR SCSp - Photographer: Ilan Deutsch
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