Toys for big boys were in abundance when we recently visited Flightdeck in Newmarket.
John Jones at the helm of the Flightdeck 747 cockpit simulator
These machines are used in conjunction with Computer Flight simulator software to train pilots and to enhance the homes of wealthly enthusiasts around the globe. I must admit, I never thought that people would want the cockpit of a 747 in their living room, but apparently they do!
John, Peter and Sam and the gigantic 777 cockpit!
The big machines are $150,000 and up, but Flightdeck also make the beautiful Jetmax, at $15,000, that I would definitely have in my house!
We were fortunate to be the guests of Nick Wood last night at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills for a cocktail reception for superhuman (and) designer Marc Newson CBE.
We were also thrilled to meet Sir Jonathon Ive of Apple Inc, who neglected to tell their own P.R. staff about his knighthood, who is a huge fan of Marc’s!
Marc Newson spent the last six years documenting his catalogue of unbelievable designs for the encyclopedia De Newson; now available from Taschen!
Marc Newson. Works
Marc Newson, Kimberly Crain & John Jones at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA