Marc Newson is a very influential Australian designers. Born in Sydney, Australian Newson spent his childhood travelling in Europe and Asia, before studying jewellery and sculpture at Sydney College of the Arts. In 1987 Newson moved to Tokyo where he lived and worked until 1991; In 1991 he started his own design studio in Paris and was commissioned by many wellknown European manufacturers like Cappelini, Alessi, Flos, Moroso, Tefal, Samsonite.
In 1997, Newson moved to London, where he set up Marc Newson Ltd as a larger studio capable of tackling more ambitious industrial projects. He has since designed mass manufactured glassware for Iittala, kitchen and bathroom accessories for Alessi, furniture, lighting and household objects for Magis, B&B Italia and Dupont Corian.
His works were exhibited in several Galeries and became amongst the highest selling in auctions.