Tom Dixon is a British design and manufacturing company producing lighting, accessories and furniture. Founded in 2002, and committed to innovation and a mission to revive the British furniture industry, the brand is inspired by Britain’s unique heritage. Tom Dixon rose to prominence in the mid 1980s as ‘the talented, untrained designer with a line in welded salvage furniture’. Dixon’s early experiences in a punk band and the pleasure he discovered in welding motorcycles are reflected in his use of raw materials. Having worked for Italian manufacturer Cappellini where he designed the iconic S chair, Tom then went on to create his own company, where he designed and sold the much celebrated Jack light. Dixon was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 2001.