Marc Newson

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive To Create Claridge’s Christmas Tree

Luxury London hotel Claridge’s has tapped Apple’s chief design officer Sir Jony Ive and designer Marc Newson to compose and create its famed Christmas tree this holiday season, according to a report from The Telegraph. Image courtesy of Vogue Every year the London hotel selects a different, high-profile designer to come up with a unique […]

Apple Designer Marc Newson Creates Louis Vuitton Travel Bag

Apple VP of Design, Marc Newson, has helped launch a new travel bag for luxury brand Louis Vuitton, that’s not only lighter, but has increased capacity. Newson’s design brings the extendable cane to the outside (unlike most rolling trunks) made out of anodized aluminum (of course!). This allows for more room on the inside, eliminating...

Apple’s Marc Newson Designed this Candy Bar Phone Back in 2004 [VIDEO]

Named after a character in a 1974 movie Dark Star, Sanyo’s ‘Talby’ candy bar phone was designed by none other than Jony Ive’s colleague and one of the world’s most influential industrial designers, Marc Newson. The Australian designer, whose design signature is believed to be all over the Apple Watch as well, says the 13mm-thick Talby was the...

Marc Newson Says Apple Watch Will Be a Game Changer in 5 Years

In a recent interview with the Financial Review, famed designer Marc Newson has shared his thoughts on the new Apple Watch, predicting that the wearable will be as successful as the iPhone in five years. He described the Apple Watch as "the beginning of something" and criticized those who want "immediate, instant recognition, instant understanding” while arguing that many future Apple...

Apple Designer Marc Newson Creates Futuristic Fountain Pen

Considering recent rumours of an iPad Pro with Force Touch stylus, who else would design the accessory than Marc Newson? Especially as the next thing he designed (after the Apple Watch), as reported by Fast Company, was the Montblanc M fountain pen. Fact is, fountain pens are used only by people who still write by...

Apple’s Marc Newson Calls Automobile Industry His Design Pet-Peeve

Marc Newson officially joined Apple last September ahead of the Apple Watch announcement. Since then, we’ve seen a couple of interviews, but today, the Wall Street Journal published an extensive profile of the renowned industrial designer, touching on topics ranging from how his creative process starts to what annoys him the most. As Newson reveals...

Marc Newson Talks Apple Watch, Car, and More

Eight months ago Apple announced an important talent acquisition just ahead of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch event: Jony Ive's longtime friend Marc Newson joined the company. Although the two have made public appearances since then at various times (and before that), Newson had been keeping mum about his work at Apple. Today he...

Apple Designer Marc Newson Sells Lounge Chair For $3.7 Million

According to a new report from Curbed, Australian industrial designer and Apple employee Marc Newson sold a lounge chair that he designed for $3.7 million at an auction in London. The “Lockheed Lounge” is a lounge chair made of aluminum and fibreglass. The chair is meant to be an art piece and it’s not meant...

Apple Watch Designed by Marc Newson, not Jony Ive, Designer Says

Shortly before Tim Cook announced the Apple Watch, Marc Newson said he was joining Apple. This is rather interesting in the light of comments from industry professionals saying that Apple’s wearable bears Newson’s fingerprints, or at least that it bears a strong resemblance to his own watch designs. When asked to reveal whether he was […]