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Commercial: Copper Concepts

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One of the only two Tom Dixon retail showrooms in the United States, the Howard St. store occupies a four-storey building in the SoHo neighbourhood of Manhattan, an area currently in the midst of a Renaissance and revitalization that has become an epicentre for likeminded food, hospitality, fashion and interiors ventures. commercial-tom-dixon

Formerly a boot-making factory on Howard Street, today its three floors feature Tom Dixon’s full range of futuristic lamps, heavyweight furniture and eclectic accessories. There is also also a basement space housing material samples, prototyes and decorative items for design professionals to explore on a consistently rotating schedule. The dark basement which Dixon jokingly calls the “torture chamber” also offers a discovery space for what his lights would like at night.

“It’s a place that aims to bridge the gap between the professional market and the consumer market,” Dixon told journalists during a tour of the building. “It’s really important for us to finally have a direct relationship to American customers.”

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For the ground floor, Dixon’s copper-toned products including his collection of desk accessories, pendant lamps and coffee brewing sets take the spotlight. Towards the back, there is a small space area with walls donning black faux fur.

“The furry walls are really an exercise in what could happen if we had more interesting acoustic materials,” said Dixon.

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Where copper marks the lower floors, gold becomes the predominant palette in the upper levels. Visitors are treated  to a showcase of larger pieces here, which include Dixon’s tables, chairs and shelves. There is also a small cafe area tucked cosily at the side flanked by a marble counter.

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