Renowned English interior designer Tom Dixon is behind Paramount, London’s hottest new venue located on top of city landmark Centre Point tower. The bar’s aesthetic is a blend 60s retro and futurism, articulated through the use of hard-edged materials like concrete and stone to create a kind of space-ship meets super-club. The star of course, is the spectacular view, which is only enhanced by Dixon’s clean, modern interior.
Anyone hoping to pay a visit to Paramount better get to work on their “applications” for membership, a process which, rather frightfully, mirrors a job application. Aspiring members must be “assed” by a panel including English actor Stephen Fry. We’re not generally fans of such pretense but thanks to Dixon, it looks like all of the hoopla may actually be worth it. Start typing. – Lisa Evans
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