work and projects by industrial designer Marc Newson

Marc Newson Sharpens his Design Skills on $300,000 Japanese Swords.

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Tokyo-based studio WOW enlisted designer Marc Newson, and a team of veteran woodworkers, blade-smiths, and lacquer specialists to create ‘aikuchi’, a near-perfect sword that epitomizes the expertise of the long-established japanese craft. Limited to an edition of 10, these $300,000 Aikuchi swords are a contemporary art piece that is the culmination of a Japanese sense of beauty, traditional craftsmanship and innovative design. (more…)

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A Good Look at the Louis Vuitton Celebrating Monogram Collection by 6 Iconoclasts. (35 Photos)

We all know the famous LV monogram. It's been used on their exceptional leather goods since 1965 and is now recognized as a global symbol…

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Rocky, A New Modern Rocking Horse for Kids by Marc Newson For Magis Me Too.

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I love it when designers re-imagine or update classic childhood toys and Rocky, industrial designer Marc Newson‘s latest take on the classic ride-on rocking horsey for Magis’ Me Too, is a perfect example. (more…)

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Jeff Koons Cannonball Edition Watches For Ikepod Now Available

Jeff Koons for Ikepod

Some people collect watches. Some collect modern art. With the release of these new watches by Jeff Koons for Ikepod, you get both. (more…)

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