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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

London's most fashionable designer - Marc Newson

Marc Newson is the most acclaimed and influential designer of his generation.  He has worked across a wide range of disciplines, creating everything from furniture, household objects, to bicycles, cars, private and commercial architectural commissions. His style consist of smooth flowing lines, transparency and an absence of sharp edges.

Marc has been in Times 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2005 and Royal Designer for Industry in the UK.  One of his first pieces "Lockhead Lounge" set three consecutive world records at auction.  In 2009 the chair sold for £1,100,000 at an auction in Philips de Pury & Company.