Eclectic by Tom Dixon

Decorative objects hand-cast in metals, marble and wood

First introduced this year at Maison et Objet, Eclectic by Tom Dixon, a new line of accessories by the influential British design studio, officially launches mid-October 2012. The aptly named line comprises miscellaneous “decorative artifacts” molded in heavyweight copper, brass, marble, cast aluminum and wood, modeled on actual trinkets collected by the Tom Dixon design team over the years . With multiple collections under the …

Churchill Style: The Art of Being Winston Churchill

The Bulldog's softer side

Hundreds of books have been written about Winston Churchill, most of which focus on his military service and his leadership during both World Wars, but none assess his personal style like Barry Singer does in “Churchill Style: The Art of Being Winston Churchill.” Churchill published a score of books himself, including a novel, two biographies, three volumes of memoirs, several histories and scores of newspaper …

Lee Broom’s Public House

The English designer brings a proper British pub to Milan

Lee Broom‘s name features consistently on the lips of those-in-the-know at London’s Design Festival. This year, the young designer, who we covered in 2010, took his solo show to Milan and created his own corner of English charm in which to show his new work plus a little of the old. Of course, being a Cockney, Broom dismantled an old London pub and ambitiously recreated …