Marc Newson’s work encompasses furniture, interior design, and product design. His clients include Cappellini, EADS Astrium, Ford, Goto, Magis, Nike, Quantas, and Smeg. He was named Designer of the Year at the Salone del Mobile, Milan, in 1992, and Creator of the Year at the Salon du Meuble, Paris, in 1993. Other awards include I.D. magazine’s Top 50 Designers Award (received in 1998); the Red Dot Design Award (1999); the George Nelson Award, Interiors magazine (1999); the Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award (2001); the Australian Design Award (2003); and the Good Design Award, Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (2004). More recently, Newson was included in Time magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people (2005), and was named Designer of the Year at Design Miami/Basel (2006). In 2007, he was awarded the LEAF International Interior Design Award for the Qantas First Lounge, Sydney International Airport.
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