While Tom Dixon originally dropped out of artschool to play bass, it’s his unique furniture designs that have grown his career. Starting with welded furniture, he worked for manufacturers such as Cappellini and Habitat before forming his own company, Tom Dixon, which specialises in lighting and home furnishings.
Amongst his more recognisable designs is the Copper Shade light. Made with a thin layer of copper sprayed on the inside of a polycarbonate globe, the pendant light features a warm mirrored finish with a fisheye reflection. Created in 2005 the Copper Shade is available through Tom Dixon.