maison&objet designer of the year tom dixon sites the factory in paris
 
maison&objet designer of the year tom dixon sites the factory in paris
sep 03, 2014

maison&objet designer of the year tom dixon sites the factory in paris

maison&objet designer of the year tom dixon sites the factory in paris
all images courtesy of tom dixon

 

 

tom dixon brings the fragrances of london to paris on the occasion of maison et objet — who has acknowledged the british creative as its 2014 designer of the year — with ‘the factory’. the on-site installation includes a live production floor, with packaging unit and pop-up shop, where visitors can engage with the manufacturing of a limited run of fragrant accessories which are being sold exclusively at maison et objet.

 

the four products assembled and presented: ‘MUD’ diffuser, ‘MUD’ obelisk diffuser, ‘MUD’ candle and ‘MUD’ mini diffuser, are informed by dixon’s infatuation with british manufacturing, and are made from bricks and other materials sourced from london.

 

the idea is not only to invade paris with our london scent; ‘the factory’ also demonstrates the speed at which we can now create new ideas and sell in a modern age.’ – tom dixon

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‘MUD’ mini diffuser

 

 

 

retaining its original brick form, the ‘MUD’ mini diffuser is sold with a 15ml london scent refill, branded with the studio’s logo. it is available in three different shades and wrapped in tissue for delivery.

 

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‘MUD’ diffuser

 

 

 

the ‘MUD’ diffuser is a wood-fire brick that is ink-stamped and hand-numbered, accompanied by a 15mL london scent refill. it is packaged in a limited edition burgundy box laser-marked on stand by trumpf.

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‘MUD’ obelisk diffuser

 

 

 

taking its name from its shape, the ‘MUD’ obelisk diffuser is porous red brick with a manganese-glazed base. like the ‘MUD’ diffuser, it is ink-stamped and hand-numbered and presented in a limited edition burgundy box laser-marked on stand by trumpf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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‘the factory’ is a limited edition of designs sold at the fall edition of maison et objet 2014

 

 

a cast-aluminium container defines the ‘MUD’ candle, topped off by a steel lid that has been enamelled in the same factory where the london underground station signs are produced; finished with a hand-written number. it is presented in a limited edition burgundy box, laser-marked on stand by trumpf.

 

‘the factory’ can be experienced at maison et objet at the paris nord villepinte exhibition centre, hall 8, booth F1-G2.

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