"YOU CAN'T JUST CREATE ART,
YOU MUST GIVE LIFE."
Troy Smith is a Canadian designer whose extraordinary art is garnering international attention from notable galleries, as well as individuals who covet and curate innovative, contemporary design. Using furniture as a medium to express his creativity, Smith’s eclectic collection of tables, chairs and sofas, is the embodiment of meticulous craftsmanship and exceptional beauty.
Smith’s art is a rare and remarkable fusion of enduring materials, some of which date back to the fifteenth century, such as patterned rebar. His original, one-of- kind and limited edition pieces imaginatively integrate inspired elements, such as rare marble, bronze, exotic wood, artisan glass and luxurious leather, in unexpected ways.
Smith’s furniture has been referred to as avant-garde, visionary and classic. There is intrinsic power in its simplicity, clean lines and fluidity, which is why Smith’s exquisite, timeless statement pieces are destined to become valued heirlooms.
Smith epitomizes the definition of a modern day Renaissance man, expressing his passion for all things beautiful. He travels extensively to the foremost international design and fashion capitals, and regularly visits world famous museums, galleries and architectural landmarks to experience emerging trends, and iconic creations in art and design. These influences are a constant source of inspiration and apparent in Smith’s Rebar Collection, as well as his other unique collections and abstract acrylic paintings.