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Marc Newson * Influential Designer and Unique Design

Marc Newson * Influential Designer and Unique Design Marc Newson

Marc Newson is one of the most accomplished and influential designers of his generation. At 45, he has already worked across a wide range of disciplines to create everything from chairs, household objects, a bicycle and a concept car to restaurants, a recording studio and interiors of private and commercial jets, for clients based in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

 

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Newson  born in Sydney but spent much of his childhood travelling in Europe and Asia. He started experimenting with furniture design as a student and, after graduation, was awarded a grant from the Australian Crafts Council with which he staged his first exhibition – featuring the Lockheed Lounge – a piece that has now, twenty years later, set three consecutive world records at auction.

 

Marc Newson * Influential Designer and Unique Design Atmos 561 Clock 2008 Jaeger Le Coultre

Marc Newson * Influential Designer and Unique Design Kelvin40 Concept Jet 2003 Fondation Cartier pour l art contemporain

He takes further in the business world and  founded and run a number of successful companies, including a fine watch brand and an aerospace design consultancy, and has also held senior management positions at client companies; including currently being the Creative Director of Qantas Airways.

 

Marc Newson * Influential Designer and Unique Design Orgone Chair 1993 Pod

Orgone Chair, 1993 – Pod

 

Marc Newson * Influential Designer and Unique Design Diode Lamp 2003 Corian

Diode Lamp 2003 – Corian

 

Marc Newson * Influential Designer and Unique Design Hotel Puerta America Madrid 2005 Madrid

Hotel Puerta America – Madrid 2005 – Madrid

 

Marc Newson * Influential Designer and Unique Design Voronoi Shelf White Carrara Marble 2007 Gagosian Gallery New York

Voronoi Shelf – White Carrara Marble 2007 – Gagosian Gallery, New York

 

Marc Newson * Influential Designer and Unique Design Supercell 2009 London Design Festival

Supercell 2009 – London Design Festival

 

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