Tom Dixon, United Kingdom (*1959)
brief sixmonth period, a motorbike accident curtailed any artistic ambition and left him in hospital
for three months.
Having dropped out of Art school, Dixon spent two years as a musician, playing bass guitar in a disco band until another motorcycle accident left him unable to play for a period.
He spent two more years in the burgeoning London night club and warehouse party scene.
This nocturnal lifestyle left plenty of time in the day to start experimenting with welded structures.
Necessary bike maintenance had required welding skills, which a friend supplied in one quick lesson.
He is a self-educated maverick whose only qualification is a one-day course in plastic bumper repair.
Streamlined nomads – The Milan marathon part 2
And on we go. To make headway, we up the pace a little and cast a glance at fluorescent yellow shoes, peek into showrooms, inner courtyards, gardens and historical buildings.
In a London suburb the architects at Allford Hall Monaghan Morris designed a building complex comprising residential units ,offices, retail outlets and a giant Learning Center.
This new shop is part of a chain of family-run bakeries called 'Elektra' located in Edessa, Greece. The shop was designed by greek architects of Studioprototype.