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bokja volkswagen beetle in vintage fabrics
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apr 22, 2010
bokja volkswagen beetle in vintage fabrics


 


bokja volkswagen beetle in vintage fabrics
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bokja design (hoda baroudi and maria hibri) has created the ‘bojka bug’, in which they have taken an iconic volkwagen beetle and covered it entirely in a patchwork of handmade vintage fabrics from the middle east, tapestries and car stickers. on show at spazio rossana orlandi during milan design week 2010, the studio re-purposed this classic and basic frame, applying its craftsmen’s skills, colors and designs from its fabric collection to create a fun, surprising object.

the ‘bojka bug’ was up for auction on ebay from april 14th – 20th, with all proceeds going to fondazione francesca rava to benefit the children of haiti. we wonder if the car actually runs as the final bid was only a meer 1,004.00 euros.

 


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