pepe heykoop: brickseries
 
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jan 22, 2010

pepe heykoop: brickseries

brickchair image © designboom

dutch designer pepe heykoop is presenting brick series inside [d3] design talents at imm cologne 2010. the starting point of the series was a drawing made by james gulliver hancock. heykoop loved the image immediately, particularly the chair in the top left corner of the piece and interpreted the drawing into bricks. a small evolution, the brickseries project is about interpretation and imagination constructed from wooden bricks which most children build their world’s from.

detail of brick chair image © designboom

detail of brick chair image © designboom the drawing by james gulliver hancock which heykoop references with his brickchair – top left chair

brickchandelier image © designboom

following the construction of the brick chair, heykoop started building the brickchandelier to test out the different possibilities of his building material. the chandelier reaches over 2 meters and is constructed from more than 1500 bricks, weighs 30 kg and stretches 270 cm wide.

brickseries will soon be taken into production by furnism.

brickchandelier upclose image © designboom

detail of brickchandelier image © designboom

heykooop with his brick series

designer pepe heykoop portrait © designboom

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