Born in Tom’s 80s London workshop our S Chair is the prequel to its sibling still produced in Italy by legendary furniture company Cappellini.
Re-engineered to take account of the latest developments in manufacturing technology, the original three dimensional form is now moulded in an industrial hard/soft foam with a pure new wool cover; the instantly recognisable serpentine curves are now more comfortable and ergonomically active than ever.
It now sits proudly on its steering-wheel inspired cast iron base.
Existing in a multitude of historic versions in the permanent collections of Museums from the MOMA New York to the V&A London the exciting adventures of ‘S’ look set to continue into the distant future.
Tom Dixon was born 1959 in Sfax, Tunisia; he grew up in Great Britain from the age of 4 years on. As an autodidact he got into the design business. When he was 20 years old, he organised events on the 'favolous' english party scene before creating his first objects at the age of 25, becoming one of the most talked-about avant-garde designers. Far from having a predestination to be a des... More