Industrial designer Marc Newson has famously tried his hand at designing pretty much everything. In the second of five movies Dezeen filmed to coincide with the publication of a major book on his work by Taschen, Newson talks us though a range of his projects that takes in mobile phones, knives, beds, clothes, packaging and a surf board so slick it was sold as a sculpture.
In particular he talks about the Talby Mobile Phone that was the best-selling phone in Japan when it launched in 2003 and a custom-made hollow nickel surf board (above) that he created for American surfer Garrett McNamara in 2007, which was exhibited at the Gagosian Gallery and sold at auction as a sculpture for over $200,000.
Marc Newson – Works is published by Taschen and comes out in September.
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- Toggle Toggle by Dong-yeop Han
- Crudo by Barbara Busatta, Dario Buzzini,… Robin Bigio, Martin Meier and Oliviero Zanon
- Dezeen Watch Store: Whereverby Denis Gui…done
- A Touch of Green at Droog
- "I am no longer a lighting designer, I a…m a fashion designer" - Tom Dixon
- Moustache creates video to avoid exhibit…ing in "disappointing" Milan
- Paralympic design: discus throwing frame
- BRCK portable internet router by Ushahid…i "designed to work anywhere"
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