The Dock_London Design Festival

Discover Tom Dixon product launches and installations, abandon yourself to frenzy-shopping at Etsy pop-up marketplace, plunge into the surreal mood of moooi unexpected welcome exhibition and and don’t forget to treat yourself at the live on-site laser lab. The Dock is sponsored by Derwent London – Portobello Dock, 344 Ladbroke Grove – London, W10 5BU.

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Tom Dixon shows new products in an exploration of extreme opposites entitled Rough and Smooth. New products include Y Chair, our infamous Beat Light now available in solid brass and a giant 1.2m-wide pendant light – Ball. Brand new Tom Dixon Accessories, fresh from their launch in Paris at September’s Maison et Objet, include leatherwear, fine bone china ceramics and sand-casted candle sticks and vases. www.tomdixon.net

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Please, get lost in design and ‘find your way Home to Moooi’s Unexpected Welcome’! The Dutch company  transformed a space into several iconic and colourfully dressed living quarters. Real and surreal interiors are dressed with a blend of exquisite richness and colourful playfulness including items from the current collection & many new creations. Have a chat with Hans Boodt mannequins and enjoy the extra feeling of intimacy to the settings and resembling peoples’ personality, style & taste.  www.moooi.com

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Have a stroll in through online handmade marketplace Etsy, a vibrant flash market from where an assortment of sellers all jostle for space. Exploring beautifully designed, handmade goods, a variety of sellers bring their products offline for one exclusive week and sell directly from their temporary home at our West London base. www.etsy.com

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TRUMPF Ltd and Tom Dixon created a Laser Lab, putting live on-site manufacturing in full view and give away free personalised stationary to all. Tailored paper clips alongside exclusively designed rulers made in brass, aluminium and stainless steel will be given away free all week. www.uk.trumpf.com

adidas by Tom Dixon: a unisex collection of apparel, footwear and luggage inspired by the idea of ‘everything-you-can-pack-neatly-in-a-bag-for-a-week-away’. Products unfold, unzip and unpack to reveal multifunctional products to carry you from the day into the night – and into the next morning again. www.adidas.co.uk

Photos: Courtesy of Tom Dixon and moooi