In the beginning of June 2021, Tom Dixon appeared part virtually, part live for 24 Hours in Shanghai. TD celebrated Shanghai’s creative culture with a series of physical and digital events, talks, activities and live workshops.
Events included: Design Shanghai, Architectural Digest China Editor Beryl Hsu, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office and retail giant Tmall.
‘DIXIONARY’ which was a nod to Tom Dixon’s eponymous book, being published in Mandarin, and celebrate the brand’s past, present and future.
An exploration into Tom Dixon collections: BEAT, MELT, FAT and TANK.
Live with AD China. Tom in conversation with Beryl Hsu, Editor of Architectural Digest China. They discuss design and sustainability.
WALLPAPER* China & Tom Dixon
An exclusive story of local artist Paul Hsu’s ‘hacked’ FAT Lounge Chairs in his Shanghai Studio.
A&D Talk with NERI & HU
An exclusive conversation with Tom Dixon and Lyndon Neri, founding partner of Neri & Hu. They have discussed design and sustainability in Shanghai, followed by live product presentation by Tom.
Live from Design Shanghai
A live conversation at Design Shanghai, the biggest design fair in Asia, between Tom Dixon and Young Emerging Chinese Talents, Kai Li and Ning Zhang.
FAT Hacked by MHPD
Artist Paul Hsu co-founder of Shanghai-based Creative Studio MHPD has been commissioned by Tom Dixon to hack 2 FAT Lounge chairs.
Renowned local artists showed how they customise MELT lights, as a celebration of Shanghai’s creative force. The customised lights will be featured as an installation in their Xintiandi Shop.
Live Press Conferences
A Panel Discussion, hosted by actress Elle Lee, surrounding e-commerce and consumer lifestyle trends in China, design & sustainability and ‘DIXONARY’. Tom joined live from the London HQ. Followed by a TANK Cocktail Party and Tour of our Xintiandi Shop.
Live conversations with XTD with TMALL
A live conversation from their Xintiandi Shop, hosted by Joann.
Tom Dixon’s BEAT, MELT and TANK will feature.
Live set with TEENAGE ENGINEERING & ROSEY CHAN (FENG SHUI)
A live set with teenage engineering, Rosey Chan and percussionist Beibei Wang, using BEAT light drumkit. Featuring special guest bassist Tom Dixon.
The part-virtual, part-real life 24 hour adventure in Shanghai was their way of celebrating Shanghai’s creative culture and it was so informative and complete that kept us after hours so inspiringly good!