Apple Senior Vice-President of Design, Jon Ive has contributed to an auction [PDF] celebrating “Masterworks of Design and Innovation” to benefit Bono project “RED” charity.
Jon has worked with the designer Marc Newson to curate and sometimes customize some itmes like the Steinway, sons grand piano and a pair of 18K solid golf Apple Earpods, also a customized magnum of Dom Perignon 1966 with a custom red label.
Leading the auction are the two items designed in their entirety by Jony and Marc – a unique Leica Digital Rangefinder Camera, which is, in and of itself, a feat of extraordinary engineering, and a unique aluminum desk produced by Neal Feay Studios. Joining these editions labeled 01/01 and specifically produced for the (RED) Auction are: a Steinway & Sons Parlor Grand Piano and a 2012 Range Rover, both customized by Jony and Marc; a unique version of Hermès’ iconic Cavale saddle created in red leather with custom red stitching; a one- of-a-kind pair of classic Apple EarPods in solid rose gold; a Russian cosmonaut suit; a pair of Damien Hirst ‘Spin Chairs’ designed by Jasper Morrison; a custom Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos “561” Clock with unique red accents created for the auction; and a Dom Pérignon Œnothèque s 1966 Magnum with custom red foil label, red ice bucket cooler and limited edition protective case.
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