Marc NEWSON

1963

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Status, price and estimation of Designer Marc NEWSON

Price of signed furniture at auction: 500 – 300,000 €.

Estimate for a Newson sculpture: €400 – €50,000

Estimated cost of a luminaire: €1,000 – €80,000

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Iconic designs

Marc Newson is an Australian designer born in 1963 in Sydney. He is considered one of the most important designers of our time.

In 1986 he graduated from the College of Art in Sydney where he studied sculpture and jewellery. His first exhibition took place the same year thanks to a grant from the Australian Craft Council. He presented Lockheen Loundge, an aluminium deckchair that became an iconic piece of the 1980s. He then moved to Japan and Paris where he opened a studio in 1991.

In 1997 he moved permanently to London where he founded his own company, Marc Newson Limited. In conjunction with this activity, he was creative director at Qantas Airways from 1995 to 2015. In 2014, he joined Apple to create the Ikepod watch.

A variety of collaborations

Interested in a wide range of disciplines, Newson works with major brands and companies in a wide range of sectors. He works for the industrialists Dassault and Beretta and collaborates with the designers Cappellini and Alessi. He also works in the fields of fashion and luxury through collaborations with Louis Vuitton and Hermès.

Newson has an international reputation and has received numerous awards and honours. He was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth I and was also appointed Chairman of the International Design Council at the Design Museum in London.

Numerous exhibitions have been organised in his favour and his furniture is exhibited in important museums around the world, including the Moma in New York and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. He is represented by the Gagossian and Kréo galleries in Paris.

A sure thing in the art market

Marc Newson has become one of the most influential contemporary designers with some of the most iconic pieces of furniture. He uses a variety of materials in his designs, including wood, aluminium and neoprene.

His first success, the Lockheen Loundge in aluminium and fibreglass, produced in only fifteen copies, sold for 3 million at auction (Philips). This is a record for a living artist.

Other pieces such as the Pod of Drawer chests of drawers also fetch good prices with estimates in excess of €700,000. Sales prices for a simple Orgone chair start at €200,000, and the Orgone Stretch Lounge is estimated at €600,000. Finally, for an Embryo chair, the sales estimates are between 2,000 and 3,000 euros.

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