Architecture

The Coal Office – Tom Dixon’s new London HQ

The Coal Office – Tom Dixon’s new London HQ

Tom Dixon has relocated his head office, showroom and retail space from Ladbroke Grove ( West London ) further along the Regents Canal, to the new 1,600 sqm complex on Regent’s Canal and Granary Square, with the vision that it will become a creative hub for the broader design community.

A new elevated park, Bagley Walk, similar to the Highline in New York, runs along the front of the building connecting Granary Square and Gasholder Park.

Le Drugstore, Paris re-design by Tom Dixon

Le Drugstore, Paris re-design by Tom Dixon

Just a stone’s throw away from the Arc de Triomphe is the Tom Dixon DRS Studio designed ‘ Le Drugstore’ brasserie in Paris.

Renamed from the ‘Brasserie at Publicis Drugstore’; a renowned Parisian hot spot for more than 60 years, the new restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Publicis shopping complex.

Interchange by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio

Interchange by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio

The office and co-working space infrastructure, designed by the award-winning workplace architects Barr Gazetas, are focused on true community working through expert curation of complex floor plans and space use.

The new spaces offer high quality fit-out and technology services, with the interior designs provided by the acclaimed British designer Tom Dixon and his Design Research Studio whose past work includes Shoreditch House and the Mondrian Hotel, London.

This is the first time that DRS and Tom Dixon have designed a co-working environment.

Interni House in Motion @ Salone Milan 2018

Interni House in Motion @ Salone Milan 2018

This year, marks the 20th Anniversary of the much lauded event from Interni Magazine, ‘House in Motion’, the event brings together a series of experimental and interactive installations of architecture and design.

It’s a collaboration between highly acclaimed international designers, high profile companies as well as educational institutions and startups.

Nilufar Depot – Lina Bo Bardi @ Salone Milan 2018

Nilufar Depot – Lina Bo Bardi @ Salone Milan 2018

Nilufar owner Nina Yashar, collaborated with the Instituto Bardi Casa du Vidro in São Paulo, to bring together the largest number of furniture pieces by Rome-born Brazilian designer Lina Bo Bardi ever to be exhibited in one place.

Yashar has managed to acquire an example of almost all of Bo Bardi’s furniture designs and she considers this the most important show of her four-decade career as a Gallerist.

Inside the Prada Torre @ Salone Milan 2018

Inside the Prada Torre @ Salone Milan 2018

The final piece of the Prada Fondazione puzzle the ‘Torre’ opened to the public during Milan Salone on April 20th. The 60 metre- tall tower is the final part of the campus, Rising high above the Fondazione Prada and the overall neighbourhood, the tower’s irregular geometry follows a structural logic.

Steven Holl Watercolours @ Salone Milan 2018

Steven Holl Watercolours @ Salone Milan 2018

Known internationally for his important contribution to contemporary architecture, American architect Steven Holl’s first official exhibition in Italy and in Milan, showcased a selection of his works including 26 watercolours, 13 prints (signed and numbered), some limited-edition design objects and sculptures.