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blooey: hobbel rocking horse
jul 16, 2012
blooey: hobbel rocking horse


 
‘hobbel rocking horse’ by blooey

dutch designers remko verhaagen and stephen boom have conceived ‘hobbel’ for the rotterdam-based studio blooey,

a children’s rocking horse that aims to maintain a tidy and uniform interior space in contrast to other toys in the market.
influenced by bent steel tubing, the chair provides a clean and elegant solution that appeals to parents and kids alike.


doodles and first sketches of hobbel


the first mock-up


it was really hard to find the right bending tool for our (spline curved) tubes. somehow it was a lot easier to find a ‘test pilot’


soft-coated ‘fire brigade’ edition with black details.


special edition ‘silver prince’ with blue details


the hobbel family.

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