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1 April 2014

2014 Collection: Behind The Scenes

Beat Light Set 01

Our 2014 collection is designed around the theme of ‘Club’, reinvigorating the fabled British Members Club into a futuristic social environment. Earlier this year we set about creating a contemporary vision of the historic British members club with photographer Peer Lindgreen and interior design division, Design Research Studio. Take an exclusive look behind the scenes of our 2014 sho...

18 March 2014

Salone del Mobile 2014

Milan

This year marks our debut at the Fair for Milan Design Week, where we showcase our new furniture, lighting and accessories under the theme of the CLUB. The conventional Gentleman’s club is reworked into a contemporary version of the historic British members club – a modern day home-away-from-home, a plush and cultured haven where pleasure and work collide. Club features a palette of m...

3 March 2014

Tom Dixon at Harrods

Harrods Social

Our retail adventures move to a new level with the opening of our first concession at Harrods in London. As part of a complete refresh of Harrods home and interiors department we join a select group of international brands bringing a new contemporary edge to the world famous department store  The concession features items from our lighting, furniture and accessories range. With a generous 13...

23 February 2014

The North American Tour

Etch Black Launches

From 25th February Tom will be embarking on a tour of Mexico, America and Canada.  We'll be holding a series of multidisciplinary talks on design with book signings of Dixonary, the comprehensive retrospective of the inspirations behind his work. A host of new products will also be shown for the first time in North America these include: Ball, Y Chair, Beat Light Brass, Etch Shade Black,...

18 February 2014

5 Tips For Creating Clustered Lighting

Etch Cluster

One of the simplest but most dramatic ways to create striking results at home is with clustered lighting. Here are 5 key tips for designing your own installation. 1. Atmosphere From a web of shadows to soft beams of light, clustered lighting can create a distinct atmosphere. Consider the existing light conditions and then play to their strengths: Dark rooms may well lend themselves to an instal...

7 February 2014

Desktop Details

Desktop Details

The study is perhaps one of the most challenging spaces to furnish. It serves as both a practical space and one of inspiration: From the precision tools of the draughtsman to objects of curiosity brought back from distant travels, each has their place.  This week we've been collecting some of the finest images of our accessories range in situ to help you create your ideal workspace. Share yo...

24 January 2014

Eclectic Restaurant Launches

Eclectic Restaurant Exterior

Design Research Studio's first interior design project launched recently in Paris: Eclectic, a new restaurant from Fabienne and Philippe Amzalak and Jean-Louis Costes.Drawing inspiration from the 1970s architecture of the area, the design plays with colour, simple repeat modules and clean geometry. The experience is one of warmth, colour and comfort, in a brutalist concrete environment, littered w...

23 January 2014

Accessories Collection 2014

New Accessories 2014

This January, from Friday the 24th until Tuesday the 28th, we’ll be giving an exclusive preview of our new range of accessories at Maison & Objet. Designed in London and made from semi-precious materials the collection draws inspiration from many sources including engineering, physics and nature.   If you’re visiting the fair you can find us in Hall 8, Booth C61-D62. To book ...

22 January 2014

Maison & Objet 'Designer of the Year' 2014

Designer of the Year 2014

We’re proud to announce that Tom Dixon has been named as Maison & Objet’s ‘Designer of the Year’ 2014. The award comes in our third year at Maison & Objet, a fair that explores every facet of home life and the art of living. Alongside our stand at the fair, this January sees our adidas by Tom Dixon collection launch at Parisian Concept store, Merci, and the opening...

10 January 2014

IMM Cologne 2014

IMM

For the second year in a row we'll be attending imm Cologne Furniture Fair. We'll be showing a host of new products including Ball Pendants, Etch Shade Black, Beat Brass and the Y Chair.  Find us at Hall 3.2, D-034 from the 13th - 19th of January. To book an appointment contact Alicia Moreno on: Alicia.Moreno@tomdixon.net

21 November 2013

Tom Dixon at Neue Raume

Neue Raeume

We're pleased to announce our presence at this year's neue raume 13. We'll be in Zurich from the 27th of November to the 1st of December. Taking place in a former industrial building, the show provides a unique atmosphere for an overview of the latest trends, movements and new work in the contemporary design field. Tom will also be speaking in a panel discussion around ‘Sense...

30 October 2013

Tea And The Perfect Victoria Sponge

Cake

As Autumn draws in, Afternoon Tea becomes an indespensable daily ritual. With the arrival of our Form Tea Set online we caught up with Tart Bakery, situated at our Portobello Headquarters, who've provided us with their quitessential Victoria Sponge recipe:  Sponges can often be dry, but the addition of sour cream in our recipe keeps this cake moist but light. Rose essence helps to make this ...

15 October 2013

In Conversation With Port Magazine

In Conversation: Tom Dixon from PORT on Vimeo.

We recently had the pleasure of hosting Port Magazine at our London shop for a conversation with Tom, discussing the merits of being a novice, unorthodox approaches to design and our recent book Dixonary. Click above to watch more and here to order a copy of Dixonary for yourself. 

2 October 2013

Design Research Studio Launches McCann Offices

McCann Erickson Headquarters

Last week saw the grand opening of our most recent interior commission, The McCann Erickson Headquarters in New York. It’s the first corporate headquarters undertaken by Design Research Studio, the interior and architectural division of Tom Dixon, alongside US architectural firm Gensler. At 130,000 square feet it was quite a task, but we're exceptionally proud of the outcome.   The de...

21 September 2013

Sellers In The Sheds: Cerulean Press

Cerulean Press at The Dock, 2013

We're rounding off our series of Etsy interviews with Cerulean Press. Cerulean Press is run by Cayce Eastwood, who's not only brough her cards and stationary to The Dock but also one of her Letterpress Machines in order to run a few workshops. Here's what she had to say... Who are you, where are you based and what do you make? My name is Cayce Eastwood and I am the designer/maker behind Cerulean...

20 September 2013

Sellers In The Sheds: Jessie Harris

Jessie Harris

Continuing with our 'Sellers in The Sheds' interviews, today we're talking to Jessie Harris. Coming from a fine art background, Jessie's jewellery pieces are like micro sculptures for the body. We caught up with her to find out more:   Who are you, where are you based and what do you make? My name is Jessie Harris, I'm based in North London and I make handcrafted jewellery.   What f...

20 September 2013

Y Chair Launches At The Dock

Y Chair

Our latest product, the Y Chair, was launched at London Design Festival this week. Our recent adventures in hotel, restaurant, bar and office design got us looking for a chair to withstand heavy use, constant knocks and the daily abuse of the professional world. But we also wanted a recognisable silhouette, an ergonomic shape and a modern attitude. Not too much to ask we thought. But after much f...

19 September 2013

Adidas x Tom Dixon at The Dock

Adidas x Tom Dixon

As part of the activity taking place at The Dock during London Design Festival our inaugural apparel collaboration with Adidas is on display for the first time in the UK. Our first foray in to the world of fashion, the collection was launched this year in Milan and will be followed by 4 more.   The concept for the collection is summarized as ‘everything-you-can-pack-neatly-in-a-bag-fo...

19 September 2013

Sellers In The Shed: Yu Square

Yu Square

We're half way through our 'Sellers In The Sheds' interviews, today we're featuring Ringo Yu of Yu Square who's bold knitwear range has been proving popular at The Dock this week.   Who are you, where are you based and what do you make? My name is Ringo Yu, originally from Taiwan, I came to London to study 6 years ago and have been living here since. I make anything that is knitted: hats, ...

19 September 2013

Sellers In The Shed: Fun Makes Good

Fun Makes Good

The fourth in our series of interviews with Etsy's sellers is Glasgow based textile design Eleanor Young, the lady behind Fun Makes Good. Her colourful geometric prints manage to be both precise and playful, we caught up with her to find out more.   What first inspired you to make your own products? I guess I have always made things, as a hobby growing up. I'd take part in Christmas s...

17 September 2013

Sellers In The Sheds: Jonna Saarinen

Jonna

Our Etsy collaboration has brought an eclectic group of makers to The Dock, including textile and print designer Jonna Saarinen. Jonna's prints are bright and playful with a distinct nordic aesthetic that we're rather fond of. Jonna took some time out to fill us in on her background and how she got started as an independent designer:    Who are you, where are you based and what do you ...

17 September 2013

Sellers In The Sheds: Factory Twenty One

Factory Twenty One

As Etsy's pop-up craft market opens it's doors we caught up with some of the sellers behind the stores. First up is Factory Twenty One and founder, Christopher Berry. Christopher produces home furnishings and lighting that are created from reclaimed wood and an eye for how to bring it to life with detail and colour.   Who are you, where are you based and what do you make? My name is Chris ...

16 September 2013

What To See: The New Craftsmen

New Craftsmen

Tucked away in a Mayfair garage sits The New Craftsmen showroom. After travelling the breadth of the British Isles Mark Henderson, Catherine Lock and Natalie Melton have brought together a group of contemporary British makers, innovators and manufacturers to show under one roof. It's a bold venture that illustrates the continuing relevance and vitality of traditional British skills, something we t...

9 September 2013

'Made In Britain' at The Dock

The Dock

London Design Festival is almost upon us, with activity kicking off across the capital from the 14th of September. This year our design hub, situated at Portobello Dock, will celebrate a 'Made in Britain' ethic, championing design, manufacture, cuisine and commerce from the British Isles. Visitors will be able to shop from our new lighting, furniture and accessories range and we will be showcasin...

2 September 2013

Recipes from The Dock Kitchen

Dock Kitchen

Situated at the heart of our Portobello residence lays Stevie Parle's Dock Kitchen. Drawing on his years spent travelling the kitchen's menu changes regularly, often based on a book, a place or a particular cuisine that's currently inspiring Stevie. To coincide with the arrival of our new kitchenware range we caught up with the team at The Dock Kitchen who've served up two delectable yet simp...

20 August 2013

London Design Festival at The Dock

LDF at The Dock

This year, The Dock, hosted by Tom Dixon and sponsored by Derwent London, sees the West London canal-side estate erupt into an emporium of hyperactive creativity. We'll be launching brand new lighting, furniture and accessories alongside our latest collaboration adidas by Tom Dixon, shown in the UK for the very first time. The Dock will also play host to a pop- up flash market from Etsy...

15 August 2013

Copper Inspiration

Copper Inspiration

We launched our original Copper shade in 2005 and now we're pleased to have its smaller 25cm companion in stock. Both extravagant and basic, the Copper Shade has become an interior design staple. Using a process called Metallic Vaporization we're able to achieve a perfect reflective surface on the shades exterior. This mirrored surface means these shades are extremely versatile, reflecting the env...

17 July 2013

The Block Watch Launches

Tom, Dixon, London

The Block Watch arrives for the first time in stores this week. Comprised of only the essential elements required for a timepiece, this is the inaugural watch from the Tom Dixon accessories range. Tom described his approach to designing his first watch in an interview with Dezeen earlier this week: "I'm trying to produce something with an expressive neutrality, I tend to try and work out what I ...

1 July 2013

Summer Re-design at The Dock Kitchen

The Dock Kitchen

Following the re-fit of our Tom Dixon showroom, and our on-site café, Tart, we have now just finished the Dock Kitchen filling it with our new furniture and lighting collection. The design concept behind this refurbishment was to create a flexible space so many different configurations of tables could be created underneath a modular lighting layout. Each section of the restaurant has been...

1 July 2013

Adidas by Tom Dixon at Pitti Uomo

adidas by Tom Dixon at Pitti Uomo

Last week our brand new collaboration and fashion collection, adidas by Tom Dixon, was shown at Men’s Fashion buying show, Pitti Uomo, in Florence. The Capsule, our unisex collection of apparel, footwear and luggage, encapsulates the idea of ‘everything you can fit in a bag for a week away’ where products are multi-functional and adaptable to suit any location, eventuality or we...

28 June 2013

Our London Store Update and Refurbish

New 2013 collection

We threw open the doors of our brand new refurbished showroom for a few of our local friends last week. And following Milan and New York Design Weeks there was lots to show and tell! Introducing our new Rough and Smooth collection for the first time in the UK, the new Eclectic collection, our latest interior design projects from Design Research Studio and the launch of Tom’s brand new book D...

21 June 2013

Dixonary Launch in NYC

Dixonary Launch in NYC

Dixonary was the star of the evening at US distributor Artbook | D.A.P.’s Fall press preview last night, which showcased over 100 new books to 50 journalists, publishers and dealers in our NYC showroom.

18 June 2013

JUT Taiwan: Design

JUT Taiwan: Design

Design Research Studio drew inspiration for the public areas of this impressive new residential property from a traditional British clubhouse. From the exterior, visitors will be drawn into the space by an innovative yet formally arranged coloured glass chandelier, suspended above the reception desk. The ground floor will be divided into a series of zones which will provide a rich experiential jo...

17 June 2013

London shop being refreshed!

Tom Dixon shop

We are bringing back from Milan Design Week the ‘Rough & Smooth’ collection and showcasing it for the first time in the UK at our London Shop. Pieces available to purchase include Mass Book Stand, Fan Stool Black and Etch Light Web Stainless Steel. We have partnered with Unibox to create bespoke display systems to feature our product collections and key pieces from a hand-pic...

13 June 2013

adidas by Tom Dixon at Pitti Uomo

adidas by Tom Dixon

We are very used to the annual furniture and design fairs filling up our calendar, but from June 18 we will be showcasing at something a bit different, our first ever fashion event - the bi-annual Pitti Uomo, in Florence - the defining trade show for every male sartorialist. Previewed at MOST at Salone del Mobile to the design crowd, ‘The Capsule’ Tom Dixon x Adidas collaboration will...

13 June 2013

Tom launches his new book: Dixonary

tom, book, inspiration, dixon

Tom launches his new book in June, ‘Dixonary’, in which he talks about his inspiration behind a 30-year career in design. In his own words and with hundreds of comparative illustrations Tom illuminates the often surprising ideas and inspirations behind his finished pieces.  To celebrate the launch of the book and in collaboration with The V&A Museum and Southbank Centre, two...

12 June 2013

Father's Day Gift Guide

Tool The Copycat

For a Dad that loves design why not treat him to something unique from our Eclectic collection for Father’s Day. All wrapped in beautiful packaging and delivered next day if ordered by midday. For a chef…. Chop Board Range from £75 - £95 For a little luxury… Hex Champagne Bucket £175 For an industrious saver… Cast Factory Money Box &poun...

4 June 2013

Summer Sale up to 80% off – Preview online 5th June

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Our Summer clearance sale will be online and in our London shop from 9am on Thursday 6th – Sunday 9th June, with an exclusive online preview on Wednesday 5th June from 10am. Selected Tom Dixon furniture, lighting and accessories will be reduced by up to 80%, but get there early as there is limited stock available on most items. There will also be one-off samples only available at the London...

22 May 2013

Neo-utility x Tom Dixon pop-up shop

eclecic, tom, accessories, dixon, ICFF

Designjunction supported design agent smallpond to showcase products by American and European brands during the Furniture Fair, in the fashionable Nolita district of New York. The capsule event called INTRO NY played host to a number of exclusive brands including online retailer, Neo-utility who set up a pop-up shop selling the latest design accessories from our Eclectic giftware a...

22 May 2013

A celebratory start to ICFF

ABC home, dixon, tom, lighting, Beat

A party held at ABC’s Broadway store, in association with Wallpaper* Magazine, helped to kick our ICFF off with a bang, giving guests a special preview of our new lighting, furniture and accessories collections. Over 750 guests turned up to enjoy delicious bites from ABC Kitchen, music by Mia Moretti and VISION ON 2 and an exhibition including pieces from our new Eclectic range, Rough &...

20 May 2013

ICFF Roundup

tom, dixon, ICFF, new collection, lighting

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair started in NYC on Saturday where we launched our latest lighting and furniture collection to the US market, including Flask Pendant, Gem Mirror and Spun Champagne Bucket. The show was complemented by a pop-up manufacturing unit installed by our partner Trumpf Inc with support from Brooklyn-based fabricator Kammetal, demonstrat...

14 May 2013

Cell - Exclusive Online Launch

Cell Tea Light Holder

Exclusive to our website for a limited period, we are launching Cell, a precision etched tea light holder. Available in brass or stainless steel, this sophisticated shadow-making object is created using photo chemical etching. A process employed to manufacture electronic products, the method is extremely precise, allowing to create objects with complex designs such as the geometric pattern of the...

9 May 2013

Eclectic in New York

Eclectic by Tom Dixon

During New York Design Week, ABC Home will be unveiling our new collection of lighting, furniture and accessories as well as giving a sneak preview of our latest collaboration with sportswear company adidas. Following the launch, a selected number of products from the new Eclectic collection will be available to buy exclusively at ABC Home, including our range of stationary and the new Scent...

18 April 2013

Made in the USA

Collaboration with Trumpf

New York City becomes the global design epicentre in May as the annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair hits town.  Of course, we will be showcasing our (literally) hot off the press products shipped fresh from our Milan adventures – entitled the Rough and the Smooth, comprising of both precision engineered high finish objects contrasted with products featuring a mor...

15 April 2013

New Eclectic by Tom Dixon Collection showcased at MOST

ECLECTIC BY TOM DIXON

Expanding our inaugural collection, launched in 2012, we were keen to showcase these new design objects and gifts for the home at MOST Salone 2013, alongside our new lighting and furniture collection. The objects are expressive and built to last. Designed to be the perfect gift for a loved one to treasure or a key accent for your own home. This new collection includes: T...

15 April 2013

Offcut Stool Black, now available to buy

Offcut Stool Black

You may have seen one of our bestsellers, the Offcut Stool at MOST Salone 2013, a solid birch stool thats now available to buy in a signature black shade. The stool sits neatly alongside the other items from our new lighting and furniture collection, but also is a mainstay item that looks great with the Offcut Bench Fluoro, or try using as a small side table with Lean Lam...

14 April 2013

Day 6 Milan Design Week - Dassault Systèmes & Tom Dixon Design Competition

Dassault & Tom Dixon Design Competition

3D printing now allows us to create complete products in a rapid manufacture process; often this can be expensive if it is built as one complete object, but what if we were to create the parts to assemble the final piece? In line with Most Salone’s 2013 theme of ‘disrupting design’, we thought we would let designers investigate this theory further. So we partnered with Dassault...

13 April 2013

Day 5 Milan Design Week - Raw Edges Book Loom

Raw Edges Book Loom

Raw Edges’ innovative Book Loom showcased the ‘Best of Young British Novelists’ at the Cloisters at MOST all week. The book loom was commissioned by the British Council to showcase Granta magazine’s 80 Best Young Novelist’s work and celebrates the announcement of the 20 author’s on Granta’s 2013 list, whilst also creating the perfect opportunity for a glo...

12 April 2013

Day 4 Milan Design Week - Tom Dixon & Megaman

Tom Dixon and Megaman

As our industry evolves from traditional halogen lamps Tom Dixon is proud to be paving the way towards innovative, energy efficient and sustainable lighting, by partnering with global brand, MEGAMAN® and launching a selection of our 2013 lighting collection using the latest in high performance LED technology.  Used here in our Cell Short Pendant and Wall Light, we have initiated this par...

11 April 2013

Day 3 Milan Design Week - MOST main sponsors Fab are disrupting design

disrupting design

In the run up to the Milan Fair, emerging designers and students were invited by Fab to ‘disrupt design’ by submitting their product ideas, portfolios and prototypes to a panel of judges to see if they could challenge the status quo and have got what it takes. Tom alongside some major design names are going to judge the projects: Bradford Shellhammer, Co-Founder and Chief Design Offi...

11 April 2013

Day 3 Milan Design Week - An Eclectic tea break

An Eclectic tea break

Within our space at MOST we are serving up a taste of British heritage, with a grand British Tea House. An assortment of teas are being perfectly served from our new Eclectic tea set, alongside quintessentially British cucumber sandwiches, freshly baked scones and the traditional Ploughman’s lunch for all the weary visitors passing through. The tea set is part of the new Eclectic range lau...

11 April 2013

Interview with Tom Dixon @Most Salone

Televisionet interview Tom at MOST, about his thoughts on Milan 2013 and the new lighting and furniture collection.

10 April 2013

Day 2 Milan Design Week - adidas by Tom Dixon

adidas by Tom Dixon

Our collaboration with adidas has been revealed at MOST, the Museum of Science and Technology, Milan. Set in the immersive environment of a reconstructed 19th Century railway station, and encapsulating all the history of industrial travel and design the museum is famous for we premiere new typologies of luggage, apparel and footwear. The area has caused lots of attention from the world’s p...

10 April 2013

Bespoke design service launches

Bespoke Design Service

For all architects, interior designers and contractors we have a special offering that has just launched. Bespoke is our new exclusive service offering custom made furniture and lighting on a selected range from our collection. This service is only available with a minimum order quantities and is the perfect solution for projects that need something a little different. For more information visi...

9 April 2013

Day 1 Milan Design Week - Rough and Smooth

Tom Dixon - MOST salone

We’re all ready for day 1 of the Milan Design Week, our new lighting and furniture collection is being launched to the world at MOST. This year we are taking visitors through two contrasting environments - the rough and the smooth - a story of opposites we have spotted as a theme in our new collection. We have transformed our space into a theatrical journey into the world of Tom Dixon. As ...

9 April 2013

Most, Milan Design Week 2013

MOST salone

We’re going to use this space to update you straight from the biggest event of the design calendar: MOST, Milan Design Week 2013. Each day we’ll have all the latest news, trends and images right from the international showcase to inspire you for your own home and projects. If you’re out there do come and say hello to the team, our stand at MOST is the most ambitious yet&he...

9 April 2013

Day 1 Milan Design Week – iLAB Textile Futures Workshop

iLAB Textile Futures Workshop

Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design, London hosted a ‘future materiality’ workshop yesterday at MOST, exploring some of the key themes that have emerged from their recent graduates of the Textile Futures MA programme. The degree course questions the future and how we design materials and processes. The workshops invited visitors to play an active role and were very muc...

5 April 2013

The World of Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon Behind The Scenes

Welcome to our new look blog. We hope you will enjoy reading all the latest news, events and updates right from inside the world of Tom Dixon. They’ll be lots of exclusive and behind-the-scenes images from events and projects around the world. Please feel free to steal them for your own blog and Facebook page, or even send us any inspirational images you’ve seen for us to showcase. W...

27 March 2013

Tom Dixon special dinner at Dedece Sydney

dedece

Whilst on his Australasia tour, Tom was in Sydney as the special guest of Dedece Design. He launched the new lighting and furniture collection: Etch Web, Lustre, Fin and Drum stools. On the first night of his arrival, Dedece Design hosted an exclusive dinner with a Q&A session in their showroom for designers and architects from Sydney and Melbourne. The next day, Tom...

26 March 2013

Two weeks to MOST, Milan Design Week

MOST at Milan’s Museum of Science and Technology

With two weeks to go until the doors of the Museum of Science and Technology open to the design world, Fab have sent a call out to emerging designers to Disrupt Design: present their new products at MOST and have the chance to take them straight to market. A French Quarter will pop-up in Spazio Olona: France Manufactures brings several companies including Saintluc and Ralston & Bau. In The U...

26 March 2013

Tom Dixon visits ECC Lighting and Furniture

ECC lighting and furniture

This year, ECC Lighting and Furniture supported Tom during his Australasian tour with a talk at the Auckland Museum, followed by a private function at the ECC showroom in Auckland. Here are a few photos from the Tom Dixon events they hosted on the 24th of February. There, Tom also showcased our latest accessories collection: Eclectic by Tom Dixon. The collection is available at ECC Lighting and...

20 March 2013

Launch of our new 2013 collection – Rough and Smooth

tom, dixon, furniture, lighting, collection, design

Today we launch our new 2013 collection – Rough and Smooth. This year we’ve been exploring all new materials and have found ourselves fascinated by honest production as well as futuristic processes. Focusing on texture, finishes and materiality we introduce our new collection: Rough and Smooth. Gem is a family of angular lights, tables and mirrors which all take inspiration from the...

13 March 2013

Our Friends and Family Sale starts next Thursday at our brand new US showroom.

friends, family, sale, discount,tom, dixon

For the first time in the USA we’re running a Friends and Family Sale, with 40-80% off our lighting, furniture and accessories at our brand new US showroom from Thursday 21 – Wednesday 27 March. Come down to our showroom at 670 Broadway at Bond St during the 7-day sale to see the full selection of pieces which include some of our most recognised designs - and receive a free Fluoro bag...

8 March 2013

Collaboration Announcement: adidas by Tom Dixon

adidas, sport wear, tom, dixon,design,addidas

We are proud to announce our collaboration with international sportswear brand adidas – launching at MOST in Milan this April. Our premiere in Milan will showcase two styles of bags, 'the hard and the soft’, as well as clothing and footwear. Inside each bag will be a complete kit of parts, designed to last us our week-long stay in Milan – each one unclasping, unzipping and unfo...

27 February 2013

In conversation with Tom Dixon

the department store Tom Talk

Whilst on his Australasian tour, Tom has taken part in an interactive Q&A in Auckland, New Zealand. The Department Store hosted an evening of ‘In conversation with Tom Dixon’, and gave everyone the opportunity to question Tom on any subject. Industry experts and new fans were invited to pitch their own questions to Tom via the Department Store Facebook, Instagram and Twitter...

26 February 2013

Drum Stool and Scoop Chair available now upholstered

drum, stool, upholstered, tom dixon

Broadening our upholstery horizons, we are proud to announce our Scoop Chair and latest furniture piece, Drum Stool, a go-anywhere super stool, are now available in an extensive range of fabrics and colours. Partnering with European design textile giant, Kvadrat, their five most popular materials are now available within our standard upholstery options – with up to 20 colour options per mat...

22 February 2013

New Etch Light Web Stainless Steel

Etch Light Web Stainless Steel, tom dixon, light, lighting

Launching at Stockholm Furniture Fair, Etch Light Web Stainless Steel is a vast 60cm-wide shade with an extreme-shine polished finish and an unusual open structure, designed to cast atmospheric angular shadows when lit. Another experiment in our long running exploration of mathematics and geometry, an irregular pentagon shape is repeated 60 times across the body to create a total sphere.&nbs...

20 February 2013

Pop up Pizzeria in Singapore

tom dixon, pizzeria, pop up, eclectic

XTRA support Tom during his Singapore and Australasia Tour with a one day pop up pizzeria and an Eclectic by Tom Dixon shop. Pizzas were served on Chop boards and furniture came also from the Tom Dixon collection including Slab Chair Black, Scoop High and Offcut Stool. New Etch Light Web Stainless Steel and Etch Shades were hung overhead. Tom's route continues at Sydney with our Australian...

14 February 2013

Tom Dixon Opens Contract Showroom On Broadway

us, new york, tom dixon

Strengthening our special relationship with the US and New York, we are proud to announce that our first contract showroom has just opened. This new space dedicated to trade professionals places us in the heart of the NoHo Design District, New York’s latest design destination, and just a stone’s throw from the Bleecker Street Theatre which we transformed for our 2012 New Yor...

12 February 2013

MOST programme takes shape

Most, event, tom dixon, milan

MOST returns to the amazing Museum of Science and Technology with some fantastic collaborators. Event Partner, Fab is collaborating with the American Design Club to bring some of America’s up-and-coming designers to the show. International brand Stellar Works will debut their Japan Handmade collection in the Air & Water Pavilion. Outside, next to the jet planes, new British hotelier...

6 February 2013

Stockholm Furniture Fair launches Etch Web Stainless Steel

Etch Light Web Stainless Steel stockholm furniture fair

Bringing Luminosity to Stockholm Furniture Fair, our latest pendant Etch Light Web Stainless Steel launches this week - a vast 60cm-wide shade with an extreme-shine polished finish. On our stand you'll see multiples of the enormous globe displayed within an enclosed tower creating an atmospheric pillar of light and casting atmospheric angular shadows onto surroundings. The mirror-polished Stainl...

30 January 2013

Friends & Family Sale starting this Thursday – Don’t miss out

Friends & Family Sale

Breaking news: Friends & Family Sale with up to 80% off selected Tom Dixon furniture, lighting and accessories from Thursday 31st Jan to Sunday 3rd Feb. Click here to go into our Friends & Family sale Here at our London shop and at our online store we're bringing a one off four-day Friends & Family Sale. From 9am on 31st January we'll be offering a wide range of hugely discounted pro...

21 January 2013

Our Space at Maison & Objet, Paris

Maison & Objet_Eclectic by Tom Dixon

Our new 2013 Eclectic by Tom Dixon pieces were launched at Maison & Objet in Paris on Friday. The collection includes extraordinary artefacts designed for the eccentric collector’s cabinet, the modern architects table and the British tearoom trolley.  Our stand shows our new 2013 pieces along with the existing Eclectic collection, set against a backdrop of our lighting and furnitu...

15 January 2013

Tom tours Australasia & Asia 2013

tom dixon, tour, asia, australasia

This February Tom spends two weeks touring Australasia and Asia - building on his 2012 Asia tour and marking the first Australasia trip in 5 years. Visiting Singapore, Sydney and Auckland, Tom’s route begins at Xtra, our Singapore dealer, followed by dealers Dedece in Sydney and ECC in Auckland. Shown for the first time in Asia, Etch Web in stainless steel will be on display at each locati...

10 January 2013

The launch of our new 2013 Eclectic by Tom Dixon collection at Maison et Objet

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MAISON ET OBJET, Paris Hall 8, Booth B37 18th-22nd January 2013 Expanding our inaugural collection, launched in 2012, are 30 new extraordinary artefacts designed for the eccentric collector’s cabinet, the modern architects table and the British tearoom trolley. All previewed for the first time at Maison et Objet, Paris, in January 2013. The objects are expressive and built to last. Desi...

3 January 2013

ACE Antwerp showroom refresh

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The dedicated Tom Dixon showroom in Antwerp has recently had a refresh, now showcasing all major ranges, including lighting displays of Lustre, Fin and Etch Extensions. The product speaks for itself and when fully illuminated the showroom is a real beacon on a darkly lit street. ACE Lighting address: Kammenstraat 78, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

2 January 2013

Eclectic by Tom Dixon launches at Paul Smith

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A few pieces of Eclectic by Tom Dixon have been selected by Paul Smith and are now available to buy in their stores across England, Italy, Belgium and the US. Paul Smith shops combine modern and antique style to create a charming and colourful interior with antique furniture and fittings. Mixing British heritage and innovation, the Eclectic by Tom Dixon collection fits perfectly into this s...

21 December 2012

Eclectic Christmas launched at the Tom Dixon shop

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Eclectic Christmas launched at the Tom Dixon shop last night bringing explosive and unexpected diversities in tastes, technologies and treats from all over the globe to our canal-side spot and launching online. Guests enjoyed Veuve Clicquot Champagne and festive Pumpkin soup from Tart Bakery. Stevie Parle created a pop-up Spice Market, selling neatly bagged spices and signing copies of his new b...

15 December 2012

Our Eclectic Christmas launches today

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Thursday 29th November sees the launch of Eclectic Christmas online and at our London shop. For the first time ever we are offering online: - Free delivery on all Eclectic Tom Dixon, Accessories and Tom Dixon Lighting until 20th December. - Free Tom Dixon Exclusive Gift Wrapping for Eclectic by Tom Dixon products - Free Fluoro bag on all orders over £40 Our free gift-wrapping service us...

13 December 2012

MOST at Milan’s Museum of Science and Technology

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MOST will be back at Milan’s Museum of Science and Technology next April. It will provide Milan Design Week with a curated creative hub, promoting forward-thinking culture, commerce and creativity against the extraordinary backdrop of historic exhibits based on technological innovation. Online retailer Fab.com has been named as main event partner for the 2013 event. The strategic partnersh...

12 December 2012

The process of Lustre, the first stoneware object in our lighting collection

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Lustre is the first stoneware object in the collection and is handmade in a Dutch family-run factory established over 5-generations. The handmade process results in a totally unique and unrepeatable finish for each individual object.  No two shades look the same because the glaze fixes to the stoneware in an unpredictable way. This produces a wide spectrum of colour across each light, rang...

5 December 2012

The Gallerie Imaginaire at Le Bon Marché

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Le Bon Marché is one of the best known department stores in Paris, France. To celebrate their 160th anniversary Le Bon Marché’s window display: The Gallerie Imaginaire is paying homage to the Left Bank.  From the 10th November to the 31st December 2012 Le Bon Marché is implying a sense of bohemianism and creativity. Our new sister Brand, E...

5 December 2012

The Cool House pop-up boutique series started this month

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After months of preparation, The Cool House Pop-up boutique series started this month in Melbourne and showcased Eclectic by Tom Dixon products, such as Scented Candles in their pop-up bathroom. In December, the pop-up store continues in Sydney from the 7th until the 16th of December and in 2013 across the globe and more precisely in London and New-York.  

5 December 2012

Eclectic by Tom Dixon launches this week at Design Miami

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Eclectic by Tom Dixon is our new accessories and giftware collection, launching at 4141 Design during Design Miami this December from the 5th to the 9th.  The collection features alongside their new MC Kitchen in the Design District and is available for purchase through the holidays including, Bash Vessels, Scented Candles and Hex Bowls. 4141 Design will be giving away a FREE...

3 December 2012

Eclectic Christmas at the Tom Dixon shop

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Last night, we launched Eclectic Christmas at the Tom Dixon shop bringing explosive and unexpected diversities in tastes, technologies and treats from all over the globe to our canal-side spot. Guests enjoyed Veuve Clicquot Champagne and festive pumpkin soup from Tart Bakery. Stevie Parle from The Dock Kitchen created a pop-up Spice Market, selling neatly bagged spices and signing copies of his n...

29 November 2012

Eclectic Christmas launches online

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Thursday 29th November sees the launch of Eclectic Christmas online and at our London shop. For the first time ever we are offering online: - Free delivery on all Eclectic by Tom Dixon, Accessories and Tom Dixon Lighting until 20th December. - Free Tom Dixon Exclusive Gift Wrapping for Eclectic by Tom Dixon products - Free Fluoro bag on all orders over £40 Our free gift-wrapping service...

23 November 2012

Design Republic Event in Shanghai

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The Opening of Design Republic’s third store in Shanghai, called Design Republic Commune. The grand opening was November 9th, where they had their opening party, with over 600 guests that attended. There, they showcased Tom Dixon lighting and Eclectic By Tom Dixon products in glass boxes in the same room.

15 November 2012

Eclectic By Tom Dixon Launches at Inform Seattle

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Our Seattle dealer, Inform officially launched Eclectic By Tom Dixon this week in their showroom alongside the Tom Dixon range. Inform Seattle featured Eclectic By Tom Dixon on their blog and is now available for purchase at their showroom. Inform Interiors Seattle: 300 Dexter Avenue North - Seattle WA 98109 T: 206 622 1608 F: 206 622 1665 info@informseattle.com www.in...

14 November 2012

ABC Home in New York launches Eclectic By Tom Dixon

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We are pleased to announce the launch of Eclectic by Tom Dixon at ABC Home in New York. Our new sister brand, Eclectic By Tom Dixon is a collection of everyday home accessories, giftware and design objects formed from honest and resiliant materials. The new shop in shop display features the Eclectic by Tom Dixon collection alongside new lighting produ...

8 November 2012

Countdown to Christmas at The Dock: Oh So Fine

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New to the shop for The Dock Christmas is Oh So Fine, a Copenhagen-based graphic design studio, who sells limited edition illustrations, paper cuts and solid oak ornaments. All illustrations are printed in Denmark using recycled paper and vegetable ink and an edition of 30 paper cuts are on sale, each numbered and signed by the artist. Solid fumed Oak wooden ornaments and candle holders are illust...

7 November 2012

Eclectic Christmas comes to the Tom Dixon Shop

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Eclectic Christmas comes to the Tom Dixon Shop this year with explosive and unexpected diversities in tastes, technologies and treats from all over the globe. To celebrate this special occasion, we launch our exclusively designed Tom Dixon wrapping paper. Papers feature prints of chunky woollen knits, dogtooth and cheques. Receive free wrapping on gifts bought at our shop and any E...

2 November 2012

K11 British Design Month event

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To celebrate top British designers work in Hong Kong, the K11 British Design Month event featuring lights from our Luminosity range, such as Lustre and Etch. The K11 Art Mall was transformed to display our latest collection from the 10th to the 28th of October. The display was designed by our in-house design team to mimic the installation launched at this year Milan Design Week. Our new sist...

30 October 2012

Asia Tour Begins in Bangkok

Mirror Balls

First stop on the Asia Tour was Decormart in Bangkok, Tom visited the showroom where Flash Factory took place converting the showroom into an Etch Shade production line. Pictures are of the showroom fully prepared for the event, more to follow shortly. Next on the tour is Beijing Design Week where Tom will give a talk in association with The British Council and the Crossover Showroom will host Fla...

24 October 2012

Saturday in Design at XTRA

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Saturday in Design took place this weekend in Singapore, our dealer, XTRA previewed the latest luminosity products including a rotating Etch ferris wheel in their window display. The in store product also includes Etch, Fin and Lustre. A special preview of XTRA’s Saturday in Design showcase and the new Interface showroom took place on Friday night with an exclusive alfresco party, called O...

23 October 2012

Eclectic By Tom Dixon Launches at Design Week Mexico.

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Studio Roca, our Mexico City Dealer launches Eclectic By Tom Dixon at Design Week Mexico. The event on the 23rd of October will see Studio Roca celebrate their 10 year anniversary with Studio 10, an exhibition of 10 new furniture pieces and the launch of our new sister brand Eclectic by Tom Dixon, the first in Mexico.  Design Week Mexico: Studio Roca Creativo Horacio 907-A Col. Polanco...

22 October 2012

Tom Dixon Launches at 10 Corso Como

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We are proud to announce that we are now stocked at 10 Corso Como Seoul. The boutique fashion, design and art destination originating from Milan, have created a new display including Mirror Ball, Copper Shade and accessories from the Eclectic By Tom Dixon Range.

3 October 2012

The making of the Be Open Flash Market

Tom Dixon Be Open installation from JAILmake on Vimeo.

JAILmake and PAN Studio were asked to design pop-up exhibition stalls for the Be Open Space, an instant flash market for emerging designers at The Dock, part of London Design Festival. In keeping with the notion of immediacy presented by Be Open Space, the entire installation was conceived, designed, and built within 7 days, the full process from design to build is captured in this video. Exhibi...

3 October 2012

A Tour of The Dock During London Design Festival

London Design Festival 2012 from Tom Dixon Studio on Vimeo.

The Dock, sponsored by Derwent London, saw our West London canal-side home erupt into an international design emporium during the London Design Festival. We welcomed hyperactive creativity from three European friends including Nika Zupanc, Parisian concept store, Merci and Dutch design super star Piet Hein Eek. This year our production radiated around the theme of Luminosity....

2 October 2012

Design Indaba visit The Dock

Tom Dixon: Don’t be static in the design process from Design Indaba on Vimeo.

During London Design Festival we were joined at The Dock by Design Indaba. In this film Tom reveals how the inspirations of many countries spice up the end product of design and we take Design Indaba on a tour of The Dock. Design Indaba is South Africas largest design conference and exhibition, committed to a better world through creativity.     View more videos like this one a...

1 October 2012

The Making of Lustre

Tom Dixon Lustre from Tom Dixon Studio on Vimeo.

Launched at The Dock during London Design Festival 2012, Lustre is the first stoneware object in our lighting collection and is handmade in a Dutch family-run factory established over 5-generations. Our new Lustre video demonstrates the handmade process that goes into each individual piece and the story behind our latest discovery in extraordinary metallic finishes. Lustre is available now i...

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