Above: Plum cocktail ware
What a way to start off the year for Tom Dixon as he is announced Maison & Objet Designer of the Yr 2014. His latest collection of 50 extraordinary add-ons and artefacts designed in London will launch in Paris at the demonstrate. Engineering, physics and nature inspired the selection fashioned from natural and semi-precious materials.
Plum is a series of contemporary cocktail barware formed from mouth-blown, hand-minimize glass and copper. The futuristic copper-plated cocktail shaker with big stomach and tapered ends allows a firmer grip and a lot more balanced shaking. The slim end cap also functions as a spirit measure. A luxurious way to serve memorable drinks. Cocktail aficionados, collectors, present day scientists and the sophisticated host will love the collections.
“We took inspiration from the medieval alchemist and eastern philosopher’s quest to decrease all matter to 4 straightforward elements. Our minimalist mindset has delivered 4 scents of excessive simplicity and personal character that reflect their elemental names of Fire, Air, Earth and Water”, explained Tom.
One more new adventure for the company is the celebration of bare essentials presented in mouth-blown glass bottles. All 4 scents have been created in a bid to de-mystify the obscure complexities of the most misunderstood of the senses – smell. Offered in medium, big and in a unique Scent Components present set of all 4 scents.
Above: Stripe Round
Tom continues his quest to explore floor covering amongst other uncharted territories with new textural geometric rugs. The Stripe Round and Stripe Rectangle are pure wool rugs hand knotted in 2 directions and in 2 heights to give a easy graphic pattern that operates properly in minimum or decorative interiors. Both goods are accessible in 2 colour versions, black/white and black/yellow.
Above: Arc Assortment
Strong brass table-prime utensils with expressive varieties, Arc is a celebration of no-fuss materiality inspired by Science fiction combined with practical shapes that are easy to use. Created by means of a sand-casting process, every piece is exclusive. Arc comprises a trivet, a bottle opener and a cork screw. The trivet comes in 2 pieces. It can be mixed to type a simple centre piece trivet to safeguard a table leading from heat or water harm, or can be utilised in multiple configurations.
Over: Cog Candelabrum
The designer identified he consistently referred to excellent British engineering. It was critical to create a sense of the tooled and the machined with the Cog selection, these pieces are formed in brass plated solid aluminium. Cog comprises candle holders (medium and big), tea light holders (cone and cylinder), containers (little and big), a candelabrum and a desk tidy.
To see the total range go to: www.tomdixon.net