Marc Newson is a successful industrial designer who works in aircraft, product and furniture design. He incorporates a design style known as biomorphism, which uses smooth flowing lines, translucency, and an absence of sharp edges.
An aluminum Lockheed Lounge chair by Marc Newson, once used in a Madonna video, was sold in 2009 for 1.1 million pounds, an auction record for a piece of contemporary design art.
Marc’s cabin design for the ‘Sky Jet’, an airline/rocketship (by EADS Astrium) plans to take passengers into space from 2012.
Marc is a Royal Designer for Industry in the U.K. and is currently Creative Director of Qantas Airways.
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