Interview: Tom Dixon

Discussing the future of shapes, scents and materials with the acclaimed designer

In the bustle of his SoHo, NYC showroom, among geometric homewares and personality-packed light fixtures, we sat down with the affable visionary Tom Dixon to talk about the future. The designer was present to preview his Spring 2016 collection—an array of candles and candleholders, copper cups and glasses and a new iridescent finish that appears on a handful of products. Once again, all of the …

Milan Design Week 2015: Lee Broom’s Department Store

A surrealist installation where a new acid yellow collection is revealed in opposition to grayscale

At this year’s Milan Design Week, British designer Lee Broom is presenting his largest and most mature collection to date. Known as “The Department Store,” this installation consists of 25 of Broom’s newest pieces—from furniture to lighting and accessories. It’s an incredibly accurate reconstruction of an ideal (and surreal) department store, divided in sections such as millinery, beauty, perfumery, bookstore, wine shop, accessories and so …

KLEIN&SCHöN Ceramics

Inspired by the beauty that shines through the everyday, this collection of one-off pieces promises to be snatched up nearly as quickly as it appears

It goes without saying that the Melbourne-based ceramics design studio KLEIN&SCHöN is onto something big. Though the company just launched in late January 2015, its inaugural collection of handmade, eccentric pastel wares and jewelry sold out in less than a month. Granted, KLEIN&SCHöN went into business with this in mind—designer Genevieve Bryce-Stenzel resolving to make and offer only one-off pieces from the start. It’s an …