Stories

Explore the world of Tom Dixon – from a bit of history about Tom himself, to all the latest news on products and developments, extraordinary spaces, collaborations and curiosities.
2018
Coal Office Restaurant
A restaurant collaboration between acclaimed chef Assaf Granit and Tom Dixon.
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2018
Greene St, NYC
Over the years our New York hub has evolved from local office to three-story showroom, with each move – a new and bigger identity. In 2018 New York becomes a true epicentre for design one of three headquarters spanning three continents.
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2018
The Coal Office
Introducing The Coal Office – our new home for Tom Dixon’s latest experiments, innovations and collaborations.
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2018
Hacking IKEA
Tom Dixon gets into bed with the biggest furniture company in the world to create a durable, transformable platform for living – DELAKTIG.
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2017
Le Drugstore
Our Studio's latest project in the French capital.
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2017
Hong Kong Shop Opens
With an acceleration of interest for our work in this region, 52 Hollywood Road emerges as the new epicentre of our latest expansion in Asia.
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2017
The Veterans
Initially manufactured in Tom’s London metalwork shop many moons ago – and subsequently under license for 20 years of Italian production - these instantly recognisable designs are finally brought back home.
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2017
Super Texture
After years of shiny metallics we’ve finally gone a little bit soft. SUPER TEXTURE is our first foray into weaving, sewing and embellishing where we look at extreme textures of velvets, boucles and knits.
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2016
American Adventure
In a landscape dominated by professional showrooms and multi-brand retailing chains, we have made the choice to evade the status quo.
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2016
The Restaurant
At Salone del Mobile, Milan.
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2015
Himitsu, Atlanta
First State-side hospitality project for Design Research Studio.
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2015
Multiplex
The pop-up department store of the future, Selfridges London.
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2015
Melt
With Melt, our experiments in the technologically advanced field of vacuum metallisation takes on a new twist.
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2015
The Cinema
At Salone del Mobile, Milan.
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2014
Mondrian London
Our Studio takes on the design of hotel rooms, bar, lobby and restaurant at Sea Containers House in London.
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2013
adidas x Tom Dixon
"There’s no point in me trying to be a fashion designer. It’s not what these collaborations are about. What it is for me is sort of entering a new universe without any preconception."
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2010
Dock Kitchen
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2010
Batch Zero
"We have set up an underwater BIOROCK production plant in the Bahamas, and have successfully grown some chairs and tables over the last three years."
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2008
Flame-Cut
"The idea with Flame-Cut furniture was to recreate ephemeral typologies of normally flat or fold-able items, such as poolside sun loungers, in the most heavyweight and indestructible material material possible."
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2007
Shoreditch House
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2007
Cracking the States
Our New York office and distribution centre opens, taking Tom Dixon to an American audience and kick starting our global ambition.
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2006
Beat Lights
"I was involved in an initiative in Jaipur to create alternative possibilities for the rapidly vanishing craftsmen and their skills, and the Beat Light was born from that project."
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2005
Rubber Band Chair
In a failed attempt to create the world’s longest seating, Tom Dixon built a 75m-long rubber band stretch system made from 12,000 super-size rubber bands in Trafalgar Square, London.
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2005
Polystyrene Chair Grab
"Making a polystyrene chair has given me the opportunity to fulfil an ambition to make design available to all; this time literally, by giving away hundreds of these chairs to Londoners with absolutely no chains attached."
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2005
Copper Shade
A result of Tom’s fascination with the high-tech process of vacuum metallization commonly used in sunglasses.
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2004
Artek
"Managing Artek for five years was a happy by-product of our collaboration with the Swedish company Proventus. Our tenure there as managers and part-owners culminated in a series of initiatives in sustainability, neutral materials and heritage."
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2004
Mirror Ball
"Rather than vanishing into its environment as anticipated, Mirror Ball does the opposite, which is to be ultra-visible, showy, and as they say in France, bling-bling."
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