Tom Dixon began his career as a designer in the early 1980s, working in recycled metal. Since then he has worked with a variety of materials and numerous product types, but is perhaps best known for the S-chair, designed for Cappellini, and the rotationally moulded plastic Jack Lamp. In 1997
Tom joined the UK furniture retailer, Habitat, where he is now Creative Director. He was awarded the OBE for services to British Design in 2000. Since the inception of his own studio/company, Tom Dixon, in 2002, Dixon has designed products for a series of clients. In addition to his product
designs, Dixon also pursues work in interiors.