Tom Dixon Base Floor


Tom Dixon is a designer who embraces the industrial. He has a love of the solid, of the substantial but has the ability to wield heavy materials with a very light touch. He can create seemingly solid balls of metal that float like soap bubbles, beaten copper light shades that hang like found artifacts or pressed glass lamps that look electricity pylon insulators. His designs can appear hewn, carved, forged, sand cast and yet they never feel contrived or overwrought, they each have an aesthetic authenticity and clear authorship. The Base Floor light exemplifies the Tom Dixon approach. The shade is a single piece of copper or brass plated steel which is polished to a super high reflective finish and which contrasts with the textured matt black heavy cast iron stand. The light is both ethereal, mirroring its surroundings and weighty, anchored as it is to the floor. The Base Floor Light is a true Tom Dixon creation, a paean to both the opposition and submission to gravity.

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Appearance: High polished copper or brass shade on black cast iron stand.
Design: 2012. By Tom Dixon.
Material: High polished copper or brass. Painted black cast iron.
Cable: 3 metre black woven cable with inline foot switch.
Size: H 160cm. Dia of shade 50cm. W of base 27cm.
Bulb: 1 x E27 halo min 42w max 100w. Not included.
Please note: This light is classified as made-to-order and as such is non-refundable.


10 - 15 working days.
All mainland UK £9.95.
Non mainland UK by quotation.
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