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Orientalist Scented Candle


Item #: TDZ-ORIENTALIST-SCENTED-CANDLE

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1. Model: SCE01O

Material(s): Marble, Brass, Metal


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Designed by Tom Dixon, 2012.

The Tom Dixon Orientalist Scented Candle was created to capture the essence of the travelling, trading and nostalgic past with the vibrant future of British life. Orientalist captures the faint memory of an Indian wedding with rose petal garlands, giant cinnamon sticks on beach stalls and the musky smells of the Chinese herbal market. The candle is encased in a brass vessel and topped with a solid morwad marble lid.

This accessory is from the ECLECTIC Collection- Tom Dixon's first collection to focus on everyday home accessories, giftware and design objects. Launched in January 2012 at Maison & Objet, the collection uses honest and resilient materials traditional to Tom Dixon, including copper, brass, marble, cast iron and wood. The products are informed by British heritage and each piece is designed to be used, played with, treasured or given.

All ECLECTIC pieces make excellent gifts and arrive in packaging that is meant to inspire curiosity and anticipation.

Material(s): Marble, Brass, Metal

Dimensions: 3.4"D X 3.4"H

Model(s): SCE01O

Tom Dixon

Born in Sfax, Tunisia in 1959, to a French/Latvian mother and an English father, Tom Dixon moved to England aged four and spent his school years in London. He dropped out of Chelsea School of Art to play bass in the band Funkapolitan before teaching himself welding and going on to produce furniture.

Tom rose to prominence in the mid 1980's as "the talented untrained designer with a line in welded salvage furniture". He set up 'Space' as a creative think-tank and shop front for himself and other young designers. By the late 1980's, Tom Dixon's international reputation grew, he was approached by Italian furniture design company, Cappellini, for whom he desinged the Iconic "S" chair. In the 1990's, he became a household name and Jack, his polypropylene "sitting, stacking, lighting thing" designed for his own company Eurolounge was a symbol of the age.

Tom Dixon's appointment as Head of the UK design studio at the furniture retailer Habitat in 1998 was considered controversial. He came from a self-employed background instead of a corporate culture and was never considered "establishment". Tom Dixon led the company through its biggest makeover and quickly won recognition by becoming Head of International Design in 1999 and Creative Director in 2001. He was the public face of a collective team responsible for rejuvenating the Habitat brand, while maintaining Terence Conran's dream of enriching everyday life through simple, modern design and creating a shopping experience that is theatrical and intimate.

In 2000, Tom's work was recognized by the award of an OBE by Her Majesty The Queen. His works have also been acquired by the world's most famous museums and are now in permanent collections across the globe including Victoria and Albert Museum, Museums of Modern Art New York and Tokyo and Centre Beaubourg (Pompidou).

"Honestly, I can't remember ever holding an ambition to be a designer. It just slowly came over me as I rejected notions of being an artist or, a craftsman. Even today I prefer the idea of being an industrialist."- Tom Dixon.

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Tom Dixon

Established in 2002, Tom Dixon is a British design and manufacturing company of lighting and furniture. With a recognised commitment to innovation and a mission to revive the British furniture industry, the Tom Dixon brand is inspired by the unique heritage, the individualistic innovation and the robust, no nonsense engineering of these small islands. In 2004 Proventus, the Swedish-based private investment company, teamed up with Tom Dixon to establish Design Research, a design and product development holding company. Tom Dixon launches new collections annually at the Milan international furniture fair and product is sold across 61 countries.

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I love this candle!
 

But I am a big lover of mellow rose candles and this one is absolutely lovely and girly. I have it in my office and it warms it perfectly. The gold is a beautiful accent as well!

By:Robin W. , Designer (LA, CA)

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