Tom Dixon + Adidas

British ingenuity meets German technical performance for a collection of design-driven travel bags, garments and footwear

Both powerhouses in their own right, English designer Tom Dixon and German sporting brand Adidas do many things well in significantly separate spaces, rarely crossing over. However, to explore each other’s abilities the two have paired up on a capsule collection, launched just yesterday, 8 April, at MOST as part of Milan’s Salone Del Mobile. Marking the first of the collaboration’s four capsule collections to …

London Design Festival 2012: The Copper Impression

The metal reigns at LDF

The use of ultra-versatile copper is on the rise, whether inspired by the 204 copper petals forming this year’s Olympic torch by Thomas Heatherwick, the promise of the metal’s unique patina upon years of use or its ever-increasing street value. The reason for copper’s distinct resurgence is undoubtedly as varied as its numerous applications, and to highlight that we’ve culled nine examples from London Design …

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 …