David Lewis (designer)

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David Lewis
Born David Whitfield Lewis
(1939-02-19)19 February 1939
London, England
Died 8 November 2011(2011-11-08) (aged 72)
Denmark
Alma mater Central School of Art and Design
Occupation Industrial designer
Years active 1961–2011

David Whitfield Lewis (19 February 1939 – 8 November 2011) was an industrial designer. He is best known for his work for Bang & Olufsen. He was a distinguished member of Royal Designers for Industry. Several of the products he designed are included in the MoMA permanent collection of design.[1]

Selected products[edit]

  • Beocenter 2200 (1983), Hi-Fi system
  • Beovision MX 2000 (1985), TV designed like a monitor. ID Award in 1986
  • Beolink 1000 (1985), Remote control. ID Award 1986
  • Beovox Red Line (1985), Loudspeaker
  • Beovision LX 2800 (1986), TV
  • Beosound Ouverture (1991), Hi-fi system that presented inserted CDs upright
  • Beolab 6000 (1992), loudspeaker. Awards: MOMA 1993, IF 1993
  • Beolab 8000 (1992), loudspeaker looking similar to an organ pipe. Awards: MOMA 1993, IF 1993
  • Beosound Century (1993), Hi-Fi upright standing. Awards: ID 1994, Good Design Japan 1994
  • Beolab LCS 9000 (1993), Active loudspeaker Awardd: Good Design Japan 1994
  • Beo 4 (1994), a very slender remote control
  • BeoVision Avant (1995), TV with video tape
  • Beosound 9000 (1996), the iconic "6 CDs in a row" Hi-fi system
  • Beocenter AV 5 (1997), TV with a radio and CD player
  • BeoLab 4000 (1997), active loudspeaker. Awards: IF 1998, God Design Japan 1998
  • Beovision 1 (1999), TV
  • Beolab 1 (1999), active loudspeaker.
  • Beocenter 6 (2003), free standing television on a stand with an iconic silhouette
  • Beosound 8 (2010), dedicated iPod speakers

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chief Designer Receives Distinguished English Title". Scandinavian Design. Retrieved 15 September 2016. 

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