Tom Dixon. is the eponymous design studio of the British lighting designer, which he founded in 2002. In 2004 Proventus, the Swedish-based private investment company, teamed up with Tom Dixon to establish Design Research, a design and product development holding company. In addition to lighting designs, Tom Dixon designs a wide range of furniture pieces (tables, stools, chairs, coat racks, etc ) and personal and decorative accessories (watches, bowls, chopping boards, tea service items, etc). Obsessed with honest materials, and a commitment to innovative design and manufacture, Tom Dixon's mission is to "illuminate and furnish the future."