Tom Dixon

For a designer who only began his ascent in 2002, London based Tom Dixon has gone on to create some modern classics with his use of sculptural form and shape and high shine metals. From his copper light shades to sleek, architectural furniture, everything he turns his hand to has the Midas touch.


September 1st 2015

Tom Dixon At Northmodern Design Fair

Last week Tom Dixon was in Copenhagen exhibiting a range of the latest lighting, furniture and accessories at the Northmodern Design Fair. Northmodern is a new trade show for Furniture, Design and Art. Building on a strong design heritage in Denmark and with a unique position in Copenhagen, Northmodern facilitates a new and innovative business platform, hosting a…

November 26th 2014

Tom Dixon Sandwich Cafe Opens At Harrods

British designer Tom Dixon has given his name and furniture to a sandwich cafe at London luxury department store Harrods. The project was undertaken by Dixon’s Design Research Studio, which focuses on large-scale architecture, interiors and installation projects. Tom Dixon Sandwich, which opened last month and serves various types of the traditional British tea-time snack, is…

September 12th 2014

4 At Maison & Objet Paris

The 4 buying team visited Maison & Objet in Paris over the weekend. Tom Dixon’s live on-site production and packaging unit ‘The Factory’ was a particular highlight but there were a number of curiosities that caught our attention. 1. Tom Dixon lighting and homeware accessories 2. Fornasetti ceramics 3 /4. The Factory by Tom Dixon…

September 5th 2014

Tom Dixon & 'The Factory' At Maison & Objet Paris

September brings the second bi-annual edition of Maison & Objet to Paris, with recently honoured ‘Designer of the Year’, Tom Dixon running a special installation at the exhibition. ‘The Factory’ will bring live on-site production, a packaging unit and a pop up shop to Maison & Objet Paris. Putting the entire Tom Dixon production line…

February 21st 2014

Tom Dixon's Eclectic Restaurant Opens In Paris

After redeveloping Le Bon and launching Ma Cocotte, Fabienne and Philippe Amazalak have enlisted Tom Dixon’s design research studio for interior duties at their éclectic restaurant, situated in the 15th district in Paris. In a happy marriage between parisian chic and british eccentricity, the bistro is conceived as a free-form tribute to 1970′s architecture, proposing a new take…

January 15th 2014

Tom Dixon Discusses The Technical Process Behind His Y Chair

Departing from his familiar aesthetic of gleaming, high-gloss metallics, Tom Dixon’s ‘Y chair’ is a multipurpose, matte black or white seater that possess a geometric yet ergonomic shape and a modern attitude. Its robust form is injection molded in glass-reinforced nylon, which is an extremely fatigue resistant material firm enough for outdoor or indoor use,…

July 11th 2011

The Rolling Table By Tom Dixon

British designer Tom Dixon has added a small wheel to a standard cafe table design. The rolling wheel on the cast iron base enables lone waiting staff to reconfigure tables with minimal fuss and assistance. The base is made of cast iron while the solid birch top has a rubber bumper round its edge. The…

December 1st 2010

A Day With Tom Dixon In London

Enjoy a day with Tom Dixon, 4 friend in London. From a panel discussion at The Dock, to Tom’s perfect party in the evening: Emma Elizabeth invents a game and plays it with some of the guests of this inspirational British Designer, with hilarious results. Also discovers the delightful fusion of London Fashion Week 2010…

November 29th 2010

Tazmania Ballroom, Hong Kong

Tom Dixon’s career has taken him from discovering the idea for the S-bend chair, to being one of the hottest designers of lighting, furniture and interiors and to occupying the chair of Creative Director at the venerable Finnish Artek. Dixon’s latest showpiece, Tazmania Ballroom in Hong Kong, opened recently in the Central District (Lan Kwai…