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Beam

Tom Dixon

Hand-knotted Tibetan wool

£700 per m2

Availability: In stock

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  • About This Design

    "Triangular beams of coloured light fuse to create secondary colours, a distant memory of a 1970s disco." Tom Dixon

    Hand knotted from Tibetan wool, Beam is available from stock in a range of sizes.

  • Designer Story

    Self-taught maverick of design Tom Dixon made his name creating innovative designs inspired by the unique heritage of British industry.

    Tunisian born, Dixon has lived in Britain since the age of 4. He founded the design company “Tom Dixon” in 2002 and is now regarded as a protagonist in the design firmament. Entirely committed to innovation, Dixon combines the creative with the commercial.

    Tom Dixon fell into design by accident when he found himself with “time on his hands” while recovering from a motorcycle accident. He taught himself how to become a designer-maker in 1983 after discovering welding when trying to repair his motorbike. He was head of design at Habitat and continues to work as creative director of Artek, the Finnish furniture manufacturer founded by Alvar Aalto in the 1930s. His work is included in collections of the world’s leading museums, including London Design Museum, the V&A, the Centre Pompidou in Paris and Moma in New York.

    The Rug Company launched its collection with Tom Dixon in 2009 with a specially created pop-up tent installation at Portobello Dock, a wharf converted by Dixon into what is now a must-visit on the London design trail. The Tom Dixon rug collection encapsulates The Rug Company’s commitment to combining forward-thinking rug designs with handmade craftsmanship.

    www.tomdixon.net

  • Craftsmanship

    This rug is entirely handmade, from the spinning of the wool to the weaving on the loom. It is unique, and has been crafted by weavers in the Kathmandu area, whose skills have been passed down through many generations. We use only the highest quality wool for our rugs, that of the Tibetan sheep, for its durability, rich texture and subtle colour variation. To this we have added the vision of a world class designer, and the result is a hand knotted contemporary rug of extraordinary beauty, which will itself become an heirloom to be treasured for years to come.

  • Delivery, Returns and Payment Methods

    Delivery

    Deliveries to mainland UK addresses are free of charge and we endeavour to make them within two working days (Monday to Friday) using our shipping partner, UPS.

    We deliver to most national and international destinations. Deliveries to all international addresses will take longer, but we try to send all orders by the quickest route possible. Delivery charges for outside the UK are calculated by volumetric weight, and are calculated at the checkout.

    If you wish to place an online order for delivery to the USA, South America or The Caribbean, please visit our United States Online Store.

    For delivery to any of the following countries, please contact your local showroom directly to make an enquiry or place an order: Belgium, Denmark, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Mexico, Russia (Moscow and Saint Petersburg), Spain (Barcelona and Madrid), Sweden, Taiwan and United Arab Emirates.

    Returns

    We want you to be delighted with your purchase, so if you are not completely happy, you may return it to us within 21 days of receipt for a full refund or exchange - provided that the item is returned complete and in original condition. The Rug Company will cover the cost of shipping (both delivery and return) within the UK, but charges may be incurred for shipping outside of the UK. Read our Terms & Conditions for more details.

    To return an item, you must first contact us. We will then arrange for UPS to collect the item from you. Returns can be collected from your home, work or alternative address.

    It is recommended that you keep the original packaging in order to make returning items easier. If you no longer have the original packaging we can suggest alternatives or send you new packaging free of charge.

    Payment Method

    We accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Visa Debit and Maestro. All payments are secure online.