Tom Dixon’s New Collection for Salone 2013
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As an infinitely extendable chain of hooks, Tom Dixon’s paperclip-inspired Wire coatrack provides stalwart stainless steel utility and is flexible enough to wrap around corners.
Like the Stooges, bears, and wise men before them, Tom Dixon’s enamel vessels—Trio, Quad, and Pentad—join the ranks of illustrious threesomes. The cast-iron containers can rest naturally on any of their flat facets.
From lunch at the kids’ table to romantic dinner for two with a simple spin of the solid marble top, Dixon’s industrial-strength aluminum screw allows this table to achieve great new heights, and the heavy cast-iron base will ensure it doesn’t sway.
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In a world of Flickr sets and Google image searches, Tom Dixon’s new photo-heavy book may not pack the same punch it would have two decades ago, when a picture of Cornish miners extracting tin couldn’t be dialed up on demand. Regardless, this hefty tome visually connects the dots between finished domestic product and the world writ large, and Dixon’s amiable character comes through in his digestible introductions and a series of interwoven comics.
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