Komed Chair in Yellow by Marc Newson at Phillips de Pury & Co
And in green
Each estimated at $15,000-20,000
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Marc Newson. (Australian, born 1963) (via)
At just 44 years of age, Sydney-born designer and longtime Wallpaper* favourite Marc Newson, has worked fast to achieve his superstar status, creating a vast and eclectic body of work in the process. His CV includes iconic furniture pieces, kitchen and household items, watches, footwear, commercial interior design, the Qantas â€˜Skybedâ€™ business class seat, a concept car for Ford, and even the lighting scheme for the Sydney Opera House during the 2000 Olympic Games. Three of his newest works are currently on display at Londonâ€™s Gagosian Gallery until April 19. The show is the second for the designer at the Gagosian following a three-month exhibition of limited edition pieces last January in New York. Marc Newson â€˜Extruded Table 3â€™ by Marc Newson Keen observers might find the sight oddly reminiscent; the sleek, seamless marble of â€˜Extruded Table 3â€™, the honeycomb latticework of â€˜Low Voronoi Shelfâ€™, and the dark, almost viscous shell of â€˜Carbon Fibre Chairâ€™ are all variations on established themes, and reveal the designerâ€™s evolutionary thought process at work. Newson, who has lived in London since 1997 and has a studio in Paris, currently serves as Adjunct Professor in Design at Sydney College of the Arts and is also the Creative Director for Qantas. His sumptuous redesign of the airlineâ€™s first class lounges in Sydney and Melbourne were unveiled last year and he has additionally been charged with the design of the fleetâ€™s new Airbus A380 interiors. Spending 22 hours strapped into a flying seat never sounded so good. 12 March 2008 | Interiors
Designer Marc Newson follows up his exhibition at Gagosian Gallery in New York last year with a new show at Gagosian in London opening this week, with some new pieces. The show opens tomorrow (Tuesday 4 March). See our stories about Newsonâ€™s first show at Gagosian in New York here. Above: Extruded Table 3, in Striato Olimpico marble, 2008.
Mark Newsonâ€™s solo exhibition at the Gagosian opens today.