Tom Dixon Debuts a New Light at Stockholm Design Week
By Olivia Martin / Published by Dwell
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Tom Dixon just released the Etch Web Stainless Steel in Stockholm, a play off of the Etch Shades that debuted this past September. Made using digital photo-acid etching (a technique in which an image is fixed on the metal and submerged in an acid bath), his airy rendition of the Etch light plays with mathematics and geometry.

Angular, fragmented shadows are produced with an irregular pentagon shape repeated 60 times across the 60 cm-wide shade. The stainless steel has an extreme-polished finish, perfect for your inner magpie (or for bringing sparkle to a dull room).

Olivia Martin


Olivia Martin is the managing editor at Dwell. Growing up in a 1905 Victorian fostered her love of architecture, design, and unpredictable floorboards. Aside from organizing articles flying around the Dwell office, she can be found wandering in vintage clothing stores or coercing her roommate into various decorating schemes for their apartment.

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