Ahead of the Curve DESIGN
He's creative director of 100% Design, but Tom Dixon's own products are as inventive as ever. Susie Rushton meets him
He wants to design toasters, is converting a concrete water tower into a new home for himself and is a leading light of the booming British design industry. When he joined Habitat as its creative director 10 years ago, Tom Dixon became one of the most influential designers in the UK. In design circles, his Jack light - an angular lantern that could sit on the floor or stack - and his S chair, produced by Cappellini, made his name as a producer of modern classics. And, unlike the overblown objects that count as designer furniture at the fairs in Milan and …
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Publication information: Article title: Ahead of the Curve DESIGN. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: September 12, 2007. Page number: 16. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.