Design Hunter™ Q&A with Marc Newson

World-renowned for his sleek, luxuriously industrial style, Marc Newson is an Australian design icon. Here on Habitusliving.com he shares with us a few of his design favourites

29 Mar 2012

Your name: Marc Newson

What you do: Industrial designer

Your latest project: Tachen Monograph, Caroma full range, Aircraft interiors and airport lounges for Qantas, K-01 Camera for Pentax, Children’s bunk beds and rocking horse for Magis, Champagne Cooler for Dom Perignon

What is your favorite…

travel destination Ithaca, Greece and Japan

place to stay Hotel Amanpuri, Phuket Thailand

hotel Danieli, Venice

airline Qantas

magazine Classic Car , Country Life, Vogue Living

watchmaker Jaeger LeCoultre

luxury goods company Hermés

2 people that inspire/excite you

1)  Jonathon Ive

2)  Azzedine Alaïa

design classic Lamborghini Muira

new design Pentax K-01

favorite type of chair Superleggera – Gio Ponti 

meal Soba

restaurant Scotts, London.

drink Dom Perignon Champagne

bar Orchid Bar, Hotel Okura, Tokyo

gallery/museum Gagosian

book  The Loved One, by Evelyn Waugh 

item in your studio  My sketchbooks

artwork Alighiero E Boetti 

artist Lucio Fontana

piece of technology  i-Phone

creative philosophy   Problem solving.

 

Marc Newson Ltd.