Lockheed Lounge by Marc Newson

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Marc Newson's Lockheed Lounge

An international design icon that established Marc Newson as a prominent designer, 'Lockheed Lounge' (as an initial version entitled LC1) first displayed in Newson' graduation exhibition at Sydney College of the Arts in 1983, before commercially launched - and produced in a limited edition - in 1986 at a Sydney gallery where it created an overwhelming sensation.

The success of LC1 prompted him to continue working on the piece. From 1986 to 1988, the LC1 reshaped into a smoother and more flowing form, called the “Lockheed Lounge” after the American aircraft manufacturer. With dimensions of 86 x 166 x 57 cm, 'Lockheed Lounge' is made using fiberglass materials, polyester resin / polyurethane and riveted sheet aluminum, where the last material giving the impression of an airplane fuselage.

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