Design Research Studio (London, UK)
We are looking for an ambitious and highly effective Managing Director to lead and grow all aspects of our multidisciplinary studio. You will work closely in partnership with Tom our founder and our Creative Director to deliver a wide range of projects. We’re looking for someone who has a great understanding of the balance between design, leadership and commerce whist working in a fast-paced environment. We would like to bring on someone with a good dose of common sense, who is interested in more enlightened ways of working in a truly modern design studio.
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For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive remuneration package alongside the opportunity to build an extraordinary career within one of the world’s leading design agencies and lifestyle brands. We embrace diversity in all applicant’s backgrounds.?
Established in 2002, Tom Dixon is a British design and manufacturing brand with a commitment to innovation. We design, develop and sell extraordinary objects and spaces for everyday use, including lighting, furniture and interiors. The company has a well-established global customer base which has achieved double digit growth over recent years, and is set to continue this trend over the next 5 years. The company has offices in London, New York and Hong Kong, and launches new collections bi-annually at the Milan Furniture Fair and Maison in Paris. Our extraordinary new head office is located at 1 Bagley Walk, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4PQ.
Launched in 2007, Design Research Studio is the interior design arm of the Design Research Group. High profile projects include Shoreditch House and Paramount private members’ clubs as well as Joseph’s flagship store on Old Bond Street, London. Recently completed projects include Barbecoa, Jamie Oliver and Adam Perry Lang’s new restaurant in the One New Change development beside St Paul’s, London and Tazmania Ballroom, a private members club in the Central district of Hong Kong.
Tom Dixon rose to prominence in the mid 1980’s as 'the talented untrained designer with a line in welded salvage furniture'. Having worked for Italian manufacturer Cappellini where he designed the iconic S chair; Tom then went on to create his own company, 'Eurolounge', under which he made and sold the much celebrated Jack light. Dixon was appointed head of design by Habitat in 1998 and later became Creative Director until his departure in January 2008. Dixon was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 2001.