updated eclectic collection by tom dixon at maison et objet 2013
 
updated eclectic collection by tom dixon at maison et objet 2013 updated eclectic collection by tom dixon at maison et objet 2013
jan 19, 2013

updated eclectic collection by tom dixon at maison et objet 2013

updated eclectic collection by tom dixon at maison et objet 2013

 

 

 

 

on the occasion of winter edition of maison et objet 2013, tom dixon presents additions to his ‘eclectic collection’ which first debuted in 2012. the new artefacts have been conceived for the eccentric collector’s cabinet, the modern architects table and the british tearoom trolley.

 

the objects are impressive and built to last, and are designed to be used or played with, to be treasured or to be given. they are made from copper, brass, cast iron and fossilized wood; the combination of natural and semi-precious metals existing to only improve with age.

 

the updated ‘eclectic collection’ includes ‘tool’, a kit of parts for the mathematics aficionado and precision draughtsman, etched from a single sheet of brass; while ‘copycat’ is a celebration of lettering and symbols, and the ‘golden rule’ being a solid brass ruler – the ultimate desk tools.

 

‘eclectic collection’

 

 

 

‘cell’ are photo-etched tea light holders in brass and stainless steel, whose geometric pattern, etched onto the pentagon structure, casts a web of complex shadows when lit.

 

‘london’, ‘royalty’ and ‘orientalist’ scented candles

 

 

 

finally, the studio’s candles: ‘london’, ‘royalty’ and ‘orientalist’, are now available in three-wick and smaller gift set versions. their scents are created to capture the essence of the travelling, trading and nostalgic past, accented with the vibrant future of british life. each one is housed in a brass, copper or stainless steel vessel, with a larger version accompanied by a marble lid.

 

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    design news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    486,397 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample
    privacy policy