Helene Bangsbo Andersen appointed Managing Director of Design Research Studio

Helene Bangsbo Andersen appointed Managing Director of Design Research Studio


Helene Bangsbo Andersen

Appointed Managing Director of Design Research Studio and Creative Director of Spaces and Brand of Tom Dixon Studio

We are delighted to recognise the promotion of Helene Bangsbo Andersen. Starting her career at Tom Dixon in 2006 as an Interior Designer, Helene established Design Research Studio (DRS) - the design and innovations agency at the heart of Tom Dixon working on the products, spaces and brands of tomorrow.

Working with a variety of global clients across Product, Architecture, Interiors, Content and Graphics, Helene created links between DRS and Tom Dixon’s global network of design and manufacturing.

Tom says: ‘An inspirational leader, an extraordinary designer and calm under pressure, Helene’s commitment to quality is unwavering, so she was the obvious choice to slip seamlessly into the role of leading the studio and brand.’


In 2008, Helene was promoted to Creative Design Manager and working closely with Founder, Tom Dixon, Helene developed a portfolio of award-winning interior projects as well as brand content, hubs, global exhibitions and events for the Tom Dixon brand.

In 2016, Helene became Creative Director of Tom Dixon and Design Research Studio leading DRS to deliver global projects through all scales of design and working closely with Tom and the brand’s Product Development, Marketing, Digital, Sales and Retail teams to deliver an authentic, unified and successful brand strategies.

Tom Dixon Studio’s CEO, Hans Hoegstedt says: ‘Working as a key creative driving force for the Tom Dixon brand and our Design Research Studio for many years, I’m pleased to acknowledge and offer Helene this new increased responsibility. Her unique sense of aesthetic is intrinsic to our brand’s DNA and her commitment and passion is apparent in everything she does.’

Helene’s promotion in 2021 acknowledges her significant influence and impact on the business to date. Celebrating her 15th anniversary this year, Helene’s growth within the company from Interior Designer to Creative Design Manager to Creative Director and now Managing Director & Creative Director is testament of her expertise, dedication and passion for Tom Dixon Studio, as well as the company’s interest to nurture and reward its employees for their efforts.

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