He has designed chairs, restaurants, boutiques, cars, planes, and even a spaceship. For Australian industrial designer Marc Newson
, the sky is no limit. From mass-produced objects to limited edition furniture to fashion, Newson has blurred boundaries, mapped new territories, and made himself an international superstar
This comprehensive tome leaves no stone unturned in cataloguing all of Newson’s works to date, from early pieces such as Lockheed Lounge
(which holds the world record for the highest price paid for a piece of designer furniture, at over two million dollars) through designs of household objects and more recent, large scale projects such as the interior of Qantas’s A380 and the Aquariva boat.
- Encyclopedia-style entries, arranged chronologically by categories: Furniture, Objects, Interiors and Architecture, Timepieces and Jewelry, Transport, and Unreleased Projects.
- Extended, in-depth case studies for a selection of Newson’s most important projects: the Kelvin40 plane, Qantas Airbus A380, Gagosian art editions, Ford 021C, Ikepod watches, and Aquariva boat.
- Visual index cataloguing Newson’s complete works.
- Exclusive interview by Louise Neri.
Contributing authors: Laszlo Adams, Nicholas Foulkes, Louise Neri, and Alice RawsthornCollector’s Edition (No. 101–1,100) limited to 1,000 numbered and signed copies, each in a linen-covered slipcase.Also available in an Art Edition limited to 100 copies (No. 1-100).