Marc Newson

born 1963 Sydney, Australia

Prior to 1984studied sculpture and jewelry design at the Sydney College of Art
1986set up the POD design studio; clock designs; first furniture exhibition at the Roslyn Oxley Gallery, Sydney
1987worked in Tokyo;
produced various chair and lamp designs for the Idee company in Tokyo
1988solo exhibition in Tokyo
1989exhibition at the gallery II Milione, Milan
1991exhibition at the gallery VIA in Paris
1992furnished boutiques in Frankfurt and Berlin
1993received the Créateur de l’année distinction from the Paris Furniture Salon
1995participated in the exhibition “13 nach Memphis” at the Frankfurt Museum of Arts and Crafts; commissioned to design an interactive installation for Fondation Cartier, Paris;
as well as for the Swatch watch tower at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta;
interior furnishings in London and Tokyo
1997moves to London
1999develops the 021C concept car for Ford; presented at the Tokyo Motor Show
2003participates in “Somewhere Totally Else – The European Design Show” at the Design Museum, London
2004exhibition of his works at the Design Museum, London
2005awarded a CBE for services to design in the UK and worldwide
Marc Newson is one of the most sought-after designers. His portfolio includes works for Magis, Flos, Alessi, Ford, Qantas, Tefal, Nike etc.