pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik
 
pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik
jun 15, 2010

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik

‘stitch’ image © annemarijne bax

‘stitch’ by dutch designer pepe heykoop is a family of discarded items found on the street or in second hand shops. the collection of furniture objects features a hand stitched skin stuffed with soft fibres.

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik ‘stitch’ swivel chair image © annemarijne bax

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik ‘stitch’  chair image © annemarijne bax

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik ‘stitch’ lamp image © annemarijne bax

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik image © annemarijne bax

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik image © designboom

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik image © designboom

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik ‘sputnik’ image © annemarijne bax

‘sputnik’ is a papermaché bubble trapped in a metal frame. the freehand production process determines the shape. while the outcome is varied each time, together they form a family. ‘sputnik’ carries an energy saving bulb. once lit up its design is reminiscent of a full moon.

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik detail image © annemarijne baxboth ‘stitch’ and ‘sputnik’ were featured at DMY international design festival berlin 2010.

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik ‘sputnik’ family image © annemarijne bax

pepe heykoop: stitch + sputnik image © annemarijne bax

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