‘Orgone’ lounge by Marc Newson

Made by Cappellini in Italy, Europe, 2001.

Marc Newson is Australia’s most successful contemporary designer. Since graduating in jewellery and sculpture from Sydney College of the Arts in 1984 he has worked in Japan, Italy and France and currently runs a high profile international practice in London. During his 15-year career he has designed furniture, lighting, interiors, homewares, a bike, a concept car and a jet. He appears regularly in international design journals and his work is represented in collections thoughout the world. He is...


Lounge, 'Orgone', fibreglass, designed by Marc Newson, Sydney, Australia, 1989, made by Cappellini, Italy, about 2001.

Horizontal 'hourglass'-shaped chaise-longue form of shiny green moulded fibreglass. The upper raised end is supported on one cone shaped fibreglass leg and the lower end supported on two cone legs. Manufacturer's mark on underside of body.


500 mm
1800 mm
750 mm


Designed by Marc Newson, Sydney in 1989. Sketches for this design are held at 90/724-6/18 and made by Cappellini, Italy, about 2000 to 2001
Cappellini 2001
Newson, Marc 1989


Purchased 2001
20 November, 2001

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'Orgone' lounge by Marc Newson 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 November 2017, <https://ma.as/9732>
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