Melt Pendant Lights
Melt is a beautifully distorted lighting globe that creates a mesmerizing melting hot blown glass effect. Translucent when on and mirror-finish when off, it emits an attractive, mildly hallucinogenic light. Hang as a standalone statement pendant or a few together to create a striking centre-piece for any room. Mix the copper, gold and chrome versions to maximise the dramatic effect. Tom Dixon crushed by Front.
The design creates a mesmerising melting hot blown glass effect, translucent when on and mirrored when off. The light emits an unusual, attractive, mildly hallucinogenic glow, creating atmosphere and a talking point. Melt can hang as a standalone statement pendant, or be combined with multiple pieces to create a striking centrepiece.
Tom Dixon is on a mission to design, illuminate and furnish the future with innovative lighting, furniture and accessories of longevity, simplicity and a materiality inspired by Britain’s unique heritage.
Molten globes, cogs and knurls, sculptural shapes and exotic smells, mirrored inishes and structural welding make up the ininitely rich world of Tom Dixon.
Always re-invented but true to our core interests – a never-ending research into shape, texture and inishes, an obsession with manufacturing techniques and a deep vein of narratives that come from a uniquely eccentric British standpoint.
With MELT, our experiments in the technologically advanced field of vacuum metallisation takes on a new twist. MELT is a distorted lighting globe born from our collaboration with Swedish radical design collective FRONT.
The light bouncing and reflecting around the uneven surfaces creates a dramatic melting hot blown glass effect. MELT is translucent when on and mirror finish when off. Its internal luminosity is visible in full daylight.
At night, it emits an attractive, mildly hallucinogenic light, akin to recent Hubble Telescope images of the cosmos. Available in 30cm and 50cm, in copper, gold and silver.
Type: Pendant light
Materials Combination: Polyethylene / Plastic / Fiberglass + Color
Dimensions: Available in 30cm and 50cm
Lamp Type: E27 28W (max)
Colors: Available in copper, Silver / Chrome and gold
Lighting Designer: Tom Dixon – Tom Dixon Shop, Wharf Building, Portobello Dock, 344 Ladbroke Grove, London W10 5BU, United Kingdom
Text Description: © Courtesy of Tom Dixon
Images: © Tom Dixon