Danish brand Georg Jensen has presented a silver tea set, worked on it for Marc Newson, the legendary industrial designer working in Apple. This work was expanded portfolio Newson, including a collection of Montblanc pens and famous chair-chaise Lounge Locked. From trendy dishes, smartphone design, furniture design, bicycles, automobiles, airplanes, to space travel vehicles – this is an incomplete range of Newson.
Set Georg Jensen consists of five items — teapot, creamer, coffeepot, sugar bowl and tray. They are made of silver of 925-th test. Handles individual items made of “mammoth ivory” which received the “responsible sources”. Tea and coffee making facilities are also coasters made of rattan.
Marc Newson was born in Australia, but the last 18 years in London. Since September last year, he works in a team under the leadership of Jonathan Ive senior Vice President design. According to reports, Newson together with YWAM developed the design of “smart” clock Apple Watch.
For the design and fabrication of set for Georg Jensen took six months: the first three months on the 3D prototyping, the following — embossing and Assembly. The first set was made by the jeweler in its third generation, whose grandfather worked with the jeweler and the founder of the company Georg Jensen. Just the brand will produce 10 sets, each of which is worth £100 000.
Marc Newson for many years is friends with the chief designer of Apple. Together they created a number of projects, many of which were sold at auction. Examples include a charity auction, organized by the soloist of group U2 Bono, one of the founders of the RED Fund, in November 2013. Then well-known designers-curated selection of lots, many of which they created themselves. In particular, the red Mac Pro was sold for almost a million dollars.
In 2010, Time magazine included Marc Newson in the list of 100 most influential people of the year.