Tom gives his thoughts on his new collection, the problems with the furniture business, and the benefits of the global recession
via Metropolis Magazine / Video shot and edited by Eve Dilworth / Interview and text by Mason Currey.
Opened earlier this month to coincide with the city’s NYC x Design festival, the new Tom Dixon Soho / Manhattan outpost forms the “USA East Coast hub” for the brand, complimenting the existing store in Los Angeles.
The late 19th century showroom at 25 Greene Street, Soho, New York now showcases Tom Dixon’s rapidly expanding catalogue of lighting, furniture and home accessories in a generous 625 sqm twin floor retail store setting
Wallpaper* invited the American Hardwood Export Council, architects Kolman Boye and furniture-makers Benchmark to create a towering structure of food plates as part of the Wallpaper* Handmade 2015 exhibition.
The brief was to design a candy-store concept for handing out free savoury biscuits from local bistro T’a Milano.
It’s huge at over 3.7m in diameter and the same in height, more a structure, than a piece of furniture. As architect Victor Boye Julebäk said “Something really strong was needed for the huge venue… but maybe we went a little over the top!”
Tokujin’s “Mirage” comprises a series of different segments, each coated with a reflective surface.
Rotated a little to the right, or a little more to the left, the mirrors can be mounted alongside one another and as such capture far more light and create a wider range of spatial impressions than a simple, flush mirror ever could.
For the 58th Salone del Mobile, Knoll celebrates an important anniversary – the Bauhaus centenary – and presents the new collections, alongside the iconic products of the brand, eloquently emphasizing a clear set of values: timelessness, the coherent design logic that has always been the company’s trademark, skillfully combined with uniqueness and comfort.