Best Quotes from Marc Newson

By | January 10, 2017

To create well I have to be in a good mood, happy and cool.

Marc Newson

If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original because there’s no one like you.

Marc Newson

I think it’s really important to design things with a kind of personality.

Marc Newson

In Japan, Australia, and England there is such a strong youth culture.

Marc Newson

If I can feel freedom then I can create.

Marc Newson

But to me, to be original is to be yourself.

Marc Newson

I have a lot of objects in my space, little things, reminders, memories.

Marc Newson

I made some salt and pepper shakers a while back and waited three years for them to come.

Marc Newson

You know some people say that you make watches or perfume bottles, it’s all different things.

Marc Newson

So if I want to buy a light in a shop and I don’t find a light that I like, I think to myself what would I like? What would I like to buy? Then I started to imagine and design it for myself a lot of the time.

Marc Newson

I never buy magazines, I never even buy books.

Marc Newson

Now I’m doing more snowboarding but I have to get back into surfing again.

Marc Newson

If you see something that you feel is familiar it gives you an important kind of emotional connection.

Marc Newson

If somebody asked me about my inspiration I would say that it’s not the peopleand it’s not the things, it’s travel and experiencing different environments.

Marc Newson

I’ve always listened to a lot of film music, actually.

Marc Newson

People kind of tend to mystify design and architecture by suggesting you need to train.

Marc Newson

I’d love to be approached to do ordinary things more.

Marc Newson

Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that’s how I started.

Marc Newson

I was much more interested in making things than in designing them.

Marc Newson

Then I started to do furniture and interiors for a friend and just to get stuff in a magazine, and then slowly started to build up and started to doing exhibitions.

Marc Newson

I was sort of open to do anything, I was free.

Marc Newson

Design schools are good, I guess, sometimes I visit schools, but they are very very limiting.

Marc Newson

You know that’s history, that’s why some people say that my stuff is retro, but I don’t agree.

Marc Newson

You know like it has its own personality, its own character.

Marc Newson

So if I design it and then go away, it’s still living somewhere and it still exists by itself without me.

Marc Newson

I don’t have any furniture of mine in my room.

Marc Newson

My life style in a sense is kind of private.

Marc Newson

I don’t like to make my life like a book.

Marc Newson

I’m interested in youth culture and popular culture.

Marc Newson

And where I grew up in Australia, surfing was a part of culture.

Marc Newson

Yeah, my dream would be to work for 6 months and then have 6 months to play, just snowboarding, surfing, and going to cool places to listen and be alone and kinda chill out.

Marc Newson

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