Design Guild Mark Holder

Newson Aluminum Chair

Name of Designer:

Marc Newson
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Date of Award


Manufacturers’ Name

Knoll International


Honoring the cantilevered chairs of Ludwaig Mies van der Rohe, the Newson Aluminum Chair, 90 years later, is a forward-looking expression that synthesises simplicity, material and precision, in the modernist tradition.


Marc Newson has been described as one of the most influential designers of his generation. He has worked across an extremely wide range of disciplines, and his clients include some of the best-known and most prestigious brands in the world spanning diverse sectors from manufacturing and technology to transportation, fashion, and the luxury goods sector.