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Contemporary Lighting | Jan 11, 2017
Tom Dixon’s First Project in the USA: It’s All We Could Expect
Tom Dixon’s First Project in the USA It’s All We Could Expect

Atlanta is the home of Tom Dixon‘s first hospitality project in the US! The British designer’s project consists of a speakeasy in the heart of Georgia, featuring a copper bar and those magnificent copper pendants that resemble molten metal.DelightFULL UL ListedThe reservation-only lounge goes by the name of Himitsu, which means “secret” in Japanese. It was created by the London-based Design Research Studio, with its architecture and interiors studio overseen by Dixon and launched in 2002.

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In this new 1,300-square-foot space (121 square meters), the design team decided to incorporate a wide range of materials and furnishings to achieve an environment that feels “raw yet sophisticated”.Tom Dixon’s First Project in the USA It’s All We Could ExpectAs the studio said, the space is “Inspired by Japanese mixology and American prohibition, Himitsu is a darkly theatrical speakeasy, peppered with the rich colors and textures”.Tom Dixon’s First Project in the USA It’s All We Could ExpectVisitors must possess a keypad code to get into the lounge. Once inside, they step into an anteroom with floors and walls sheathed in black-stained oak.Tom Dixon’s First Project in the USA It’s All We Could ExpectA sliding door leads from the foyer into the bar – a linear, double-height space with a mezzanine.Tom Dixon’s First Project in the USA It’s All We Could ExpectThe Himitsu bar is part of Dixon’s recent “invasion” to the US. The UK-based designer recently opened a mesmerizing showroom in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, along with a shop in Los Angeles.

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