Tom Dixon

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Tom Dixon (n. 1959)

Sculpture

Métal

H: 51cm D: 35cm

Royaume-Uni, années 1990

Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon (b. 1959) is a self-taught British designer. He is currently the Creative Director of the brand 'Tom Dixon' specialising in Lighting, Furniture and Accessories.

His works have been acquired by museums across the globe, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, Museum of Modern Art New York and Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.

Tom rose to prominence in the mid 1980s as “the talented untrained designer with a line in welded salvage furniture". He set up ‘Space’ as a creative think-tank and shop front for himself and other young designers. By the late 1980s, he was working for the Italian giant Cappellini for whom he designed the Iconic ‘S’ chair.

In the 1990s, he became a household name with ‘Jack’, his polyethylene "sitting, stacking, lighting thing" designed for his own company ‘Eurolounge’.In 1993 he participated in the ″greatest exhibition of British furniture design of the 20th century″, organized by Helmut Diez in Bremerhaven, Germany. In 1998 Tom was appointed head of design by Habitat and later became Creative Director until 2008. He was the public face of a collective team responsible for rejuvenating the Habitat brand.