London Design Festival 2015: Tom Dixon’s Multiplex

We speak with the designer at multi-sensory retail pop-up about his aversion to becoming static

Tom Dixon is a man with lots on his plate—and chances are it’s a plate he designed himself. The British designer is something of a Renaissance man: his company not only has its own restaurant, but it’s now also designing stationery and scented candles, has teamed up with Pierre Marcolini to create a luxurious chocolate box, and has launched a print magazine, called Tomorrow. Not …

Cross Star Wars Limited Edition Pens

The famous American brand's collection is available now at Bezar's pop-up shop

Founded a long time ago (in 1846) in a galaxy not so far away, Cross is the United States’ oldest manufacturer of fine writing instruments. Yet, even with such a significant history and heritage behind them, the brand is unafraid to be playful and forward-thinking. This light-hearted nature is evident in their latest Star Wars-themed Townsend pens. Three pens have been modeled to resemble Darth …

Objeckt Creative’s FORM + MATTER Mobile Skincare Lab

A beautiful in-store product testing platform

There’s a beautiful piece of design work housed within Californian skincare brand FORM + MATTER‘s partner stores: SocialStudies. It’s a mobile testing laboratory—designed to engage customers, and envisioned by their Berkeley-based parent-company Objeckt Creative. In essence, a shop within a shop, this riff on a classic wooden A-frame structure does more than offer a minimalist, usable presentation of product; its core design DNA matches that …