Marc Newson - Design New York Tuesday, June 11, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Galerie kreo, Paris

  • Exhibited

    “De-Lighted by Corian®”, Magna Pars, Milan, April 9-14, 2003

  • Literature

    Clémence Krzentowski and Didier Krzentowski, eds., The Complete Designers' Lights (1950-1990) 30 Years of Collecting, Paris, 2012, p. 373

  • Catalogue Essay

    Marc Newson included the present two lamps in a 2003 installation of 16 “Diodes” exhibited during the Milan furniture fair at Magna Pars, 15 Via Tortona. Sponsored by DuPont, the exhibition comprised works produced in Corian® by Marc Newson, Ross Lovegrove, and James Irvine. Newson’s “forest” of 16 “Diodes” included lamps of various heights in one of three colors: Cameo White, Mandarin and Sun.



Two early "Diode Lamps"

circa 2003
Corian® shades, brushed tubular steel, painted metal.
Taller: 70 1/8 in. (178 cm), other: 47 1/4 in. (120 cm)
Produced by Pfeiffer & Söhne GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany. Number 4 from the production of 16. Underside of one with metal label impressed with "DIODE LAMPS" N° 4 / 16 Marc Newson/Édition Galerie Kreo 2003.

$30,000 - 40,000 

Sold for $40,000

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New York 11 June 2013 11am