One of the most famous

industrial designers in the world.

A version of the 486 shotgun for Beretta

great innovation and timeless charm.

Designed by one of the most influential designer in the world

Born in Sydney, Australia, in 1963, Marc Newson is one of the world's most famous industrial designers and has been included in Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people. Several of his works are stored at MOMA in New York and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. His collaboration with Beretta has resulted in a version of a 486 side-by-side shotgun that embodies the essence of a timeless gun combined with the constant pursuit of innovation.


A seamless profile

The traditional tail of the receiver has been lowered allowing the wood to separate the receiver and the safety like a wooden bridge over the steel. The opening lever is immediately recognizable and has been specially conceived to emphasize its independence from the rest of the shotgun. The 486 by Marc Newson inserts the trigger guard into a milled guide, without screws, maximizing the aesthetic value of the component. The leaner and streamlined forend emphasizes the slimness and lightness of the gun.



Exclusive engravings

Inspired by Asian art and the tradition of pheasant hunting, the appearance of the 486 by Marc Newson is characterized by a unique engraving, made with 5-axis laser technology, which allows you to engrave the entire surface of the action frame and enhance every single detail.

However, special customization options are also available, so as to add a unique touch to a firearm with an incomparable design.

  • To be asked to design for Beretta, one of the oldest companies in the world
  • with roots in the Italian Renaissance, has been a great honour.
  • During the production of my design in the Beretta workshops,
  • I was able to observe the fascinating mix of traditional skills the craftsmen used
  • combined with the most impressive state-of-the-art engineering processes,
  • including the use of intricate X-ray equipment,
  • sophisticated laser technology and robotics.