Brit designer Tom Dixon made an appearance at Hong Kong’s Lane Crawford on Thursday night to celebrate the launch of his new Industry collection and a book by the same name.
New products in the collection include ‘Peg’ a funky little solid wood, stackable café-style chair (seen below) and some wonderful new lighting designs using the Dixon signature metal- copper. I’ve always been such a fan of copper so its nice to see someone using it in a new way.
‘Industry’ the book is the first of a new series of self-published books by Tom Dixon. The series will highlight and discuss a particular topic, the first being a subject at the forefront of Dixon’s mind – challenging society’s accepted means of design and production. The paperback outlines a critique of various design production formulas followed by Tom’s own proposal for a Future Industry, and includes previously unpublished conversations between Dixon and design critic Laura Houseley. In the same spirit of his philosophies, this publishing venture cuts out the middle man by employing Print On Demand technology. The book doesn’t appear to be available online yet, but I’m hoping the Tom Dixon website or Amazon will make it available to non British residents…it sounds like an interesting read!
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FRANK | CONSIDERED 2011 TREND PIECE BY NELLY RODI TREND LAB
Frank is one of the newest works of Boca do Lobo and it was chosen to be part of the small selection group of pieces that represent the trends in the home market, at Maison & Object 2010. Vicent Grégoire defines his trends based on dashing, eccentric pieces. For him, luxury and crazy are the key words. Frank is the perfect mix between a classic memoire and a madly modern twist. It is a sculptural piece of work, much more than a simple piece of furniture.
great idea with those chairs
Suzy fascinating!! GreaT CHAIRS!
Art by Karena