Tom Dixon hosts Global Industry for London Design Festival
August 1, 2010
Tom Dixon hosts Global Industry, and eclectic collection of international entrepreneurs from around the world, sponsored by Derwent London. Following last year's success, the canal side estate of Portobello Dock transforms into a creative hub for design brands from across the globe. For the week of the festival The Dock will host a mix of on the spot manufacturing and commerce, with indoor and outdoor installations, exhibitions and pop-up shops in this new West London design destination.
Premiering at The Dock will be the Tom Dixon Shop selling the full Tom Dixon range of lighting and furniture as well as debuting a new collection of accessories. Tom has handpicked an international mix of concession brands to be showcased alongside the Tom Dixon range, including designer Piet Hein Eek, Areaware, Simon Hasan and New Caribbean Design.
Ateliers Ruby, the luxury motorcycle helmet brand unveils 8 limited edition Tom Dixon copper helmets and Copenhagen Lab, launches speakers originally designed by the world famous Danish designer Arne Jacobsen in 1955. Fine Cell Work sells handmade products made by prisoners from 29 British prisons to include cushions, bags and specially commissioned furniture.
London Design Festival, Portobello Dock at Ladbroke Grove, between 20-26 September 2010.