Marc Newson

Dassault Falcon 900B
Dassault Falcon 900B
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Dassault Falcon 900B

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The Dassault Falcon 900B, a triple-engine transoceanic jet, was Marc’s first aviation project and commissioned by a private client.

Marc was given carte blanche for the design of the interior and livery. The interiors featured a black, silver and acid green colour scheme with lacquered elements including tables, side panels and wall dividers.  Individual elements designed by Marc included seating (some with a convertible bed option), sofas, tray tables, carpets, and a range of fixtures, fittings and lighting.

For the exterior, starting with a bare fuselage, Marc asked his friend and longtime collaborator, Australian artist and graphic designer Richard Allan to design the livery. Allan designed a pattern of circles of increasing density, a version of a blown up dot screen fade, that communicates the aeronautical aesthetic of nose-first movement.

Year

1998

Sector

Transport