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Scoop Chair High Back
Tom Dixon
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Upholstery Group A + Black Legs: $1,300
Upholstery Group B + Black Legs: $1,400
Upholstery Group C + Black Legs: $1,475
Upholstery Group D + Black Legs: $2,490
Upholstery Group A + Brass Legs: $1,600
Upholstery Group B + Brass Legs: $1,650
Upholstery Group C + Brass Legs: $1,750
Upholstery Group D + Brass Legs: $2,350
Upholstery Group A + Copper Legs: $1,600
Upholstery Group B + Copper Legs: $1,650
Upholstery Group C + Copper Legs: $1,750
Upholstery Group D + Copper Legs: $2,350
Upholstery Group A + Chrome Legs: $1,600
Upholstery Group B + Chrome Legs: $1,650
Upholstery Group C + Chrome Legs: $1,750
Upholstery Group D + Chrome Legs: $2,350
Upholstery Group A + Natural Legs: $1,300
Upholstery Group B + Natural Legs: $1,400
Upholstery Group C + Natural Legs: $1,475
Upholstery Group D + Natural Legs: $2,490
$1,300 - $2,490
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Modeled after a race car's bucket seat, this high-back chair from British design savant Tom Dixon combines plush comfort with maximum visual impact. Winning looks aside, the softly rounded Scoop Chair is ergonomically designed to hug and support the body. Originally developed for the Royal Academy of Art Restaurant in London, the generously proportioned seating is engineered from a new molded foam and fully upholstered in a wide range of options, with chair legs in wood finishes or gleaming brass, copper or chrome.

  • 36.25" h x 19.75" w x 25" d (92x50x63.5cm)
  • Seat height: 18" (45.7cm)
  • Upholstery Group A: Remix 2
  • Upholstery Group B: Steelcut Trio 2, Tonus 4
  • Upholstery Group C: Hallingdal 65
  • Cleaning instructions: Removable covers can be dry cleaned. For legs use a clean soft white cloth or natural sponge with lukewarm, soapy water. Wipe the stain with light, quick strokes. Avoid scrubbing motion.
  • Steel, upholstery
  • Branded box


“If there are rules to design, I don’t know what they are,” says self-taught British designer Tom Dixon. “I just have ideas and I want to see what happens if I put them out there.” Tom’s errant first stab at creativity was playing bass in a 1980s disco group. Then a stint honing his welding skills in a auto body repair shop eventually led to his design breakthrough for Cappellini with the iconic S Chair. With products in more than 60 countries today, his contemporary lighting, furniture, tabletop and barware ranges and accessories have been “put out there” to wide acclaim.

Based in Portobello, London, the Tom Dixon brand launches new collections of lighting and furniture biannually in Milan and London. “What’s interesting about the modern world [is that] you don’t need to attract large amounts of people globally to be a successful designer,” Tom says. “You can be quite focused and do specific work and people will come to you if they’re attracted to it.”