Wanted: Tom Dixon’s London-Powered Line Of Old-School Accessories
From Fast Company January 24, 2013 - 5:45pm
Thirty new accessories by Dixon, ranging from rulers to tea sets, celebrate British ingenuity. Tom Dixon was just four when his parents moved him from Tunisia to the U.K., but the early cultural transition seems to have been imprinted on the now 53-year-old designer. Dixon has spent his career advocating for handicraft in Britain (he’s described his approach as “British DIY”), and with the launch of his first spinoff accessory collection Eclectic, it seems he’s finally found an outlet to promote what he calls “London-powered innovation.” The best way to describe the inaugural Eclectic collection, which debuted this week in Paris, is by calling it a cabinet of curiosities. It’s as though you’re getting a peek into Dixon’s own tea trolley. There’s a set of three candles, each scented with a different English trope (one recal...
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