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Beat Table Light by Tom Dixon

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Our range of Beat lights, recognized in homes, restaurants and hotels the world over is an exercise in expressive minimalism. The design is inspired by the sculptural simplicity of traditional Indian water vessels. The exterior of the Beat Table light have now been coated in a gloss white, contrasting with the warm, golden interior. Hand crafted, spun and beaten in India. Material: Brass shade, cast iron base. Bulb Spec: E12 40W (max). Bulb not included. Cable Spec: 200cm/78.7in black fabric cable. Dimmability: Dimmer switch on base.

Details

  • Creator
    Tom Dixon (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 19 in. (48.26 cm)Diameter: 11.8 in. (29.98 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    CastIron
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Contemporary
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number

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  • Shipping
    $175 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks, excluding production time.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Edison, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 30 days of delivery.

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About Tom Dixon (Designer)

Artistic, innovative and entrepreneurial, the self-taught creator Tom Dixon has been a contemporary design-world maverick for more than three decades. From his revolutionary art-meets-design projects of the 1980s and throughout his dynamic and influential career as a designer of furniture, housewares and interiors, the only consistent note has been change. Dixon’s chief fascination is exploring new materials and new ways of constructing things.

     Dixon was restless even as a young man. He enjoyed ceramics and drawing in high school but later dropped out of the Chelsea School of Art in London. While repairing his motorcycle in 1983, Dixon learned how to weld and took to the craft. He began making what he has called semi-functional objects from scrap metal (sometime as performance art in a nightclub), then formed a furniture studio–cum–think tank called Creative Salvage. Amid the ritzy excess of the ’80s, Dixon — along with designers such as Tejo Remy and Ron Arad — forged a new, attention-getting aesthetic with furniture made from found materials.

     In 1987, Dixon began working for the Italian furniture manufacturer Cappellini, which put his best-known design, the slender, sinuous S chair, into production, followed by such pieces as the Pylon chair (1992), a wire lattice that resembles electrical transmission towers. Starting in the 1990s, Dixon expanded his interests rapidly. He started a company to manufacture the stackable plastic Jack light; joined the housewares retailer Habitat as creative director; and breathed new life into Artek, the venerable Finnish maker founded by Alvar Aalto. Since 2002, Dixon has run his namesake company fabricating furnishings from novel materials like brass foil-clad wood and “vacuum-metalized” glass.

     The hallmark of Dixon’s design is his captivation with the process of creating pieces. “A kind friend once described me as a ‘vertebrate designer,’ ” Dixon has said. “That means that I design from the bones outwards and am not really interested in surface.” Classic Dixon pieces are those that exhibit the manner of their making — from his early work in welded scrap metal to the woven rattan seats and backs of his Fat chair for Cappellini. There are two ways to approach Dixon designs: as a collector, or as a decorator. The former will seek Dixon’s one-off and limited edition works and prototypes. These historical artifacts carry high prices that range from around $8,000 to $50,000 and above. Those more interested in a dynamic look will find that manufactured Dixon designs — such as his Jack lights or his Melt pendant — can be found for prices that range from about $300 to $1,000. Either way, as you will see on these pages, the designs of Tom Dixon have a singular allure that makes them a noteworthy element in any room.

About The Maker

Tom is a restless innovator who works mainly in lighting, accessories and furniture. From his departure point in the early eighties welding salvaged steel into radical furniture, he has constantly reinvented himself through a series of different design lives – working with luxury Italian goods with Cappellini, Creative Director at Habitat and Artek, creating Plastics company Eurolounge and finally instigating his own eponymous brand in 2002 to rethink the product designer’s relationship with industry. The latest chapter of Tom’s design journey began in 2002 when he left corporate life to create his own eponymous brand as a platform for a series of new adventures in the design of products and interiors.
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