Jack the ‘sitting, stacking, lighting thing’ is now back in its natural home with the motto: “it’s back - it also comes in black and it stacks.”
Designed in 1994 by Tom Dixon for Eurolounge, Jack was mass-produced to prove industrial manufacture was still possible in the UK. Jack was one of Tom’s first experiences with plastic. Made by air rotational moulding, with a 5-part tool – the plastic polythene pellets are added into the tool and rotated on a large machine at a high temperature giving even wall thickness.
Awarded Millenium Mark status in 1997 by the British government, it is now part of permanent exhibitions in the Victorian and Albert Museum, London and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, US.