Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The one to watch - Pepe Heykoop

Born in Leiden, The Netherlands, this 25 year old graduated in 2008 from Design Academy Eindhoven. Having interned with another great, Jergen Bey (Bertjan Pot) in 2007, Pepe has embarked on an amazing career as an industrial designer.

*Dutch Invertuals at Salone del mobile 2009: presenting: the Brickchair and Soft oak chair
*Chaneldrip for new gallery of sheik Majed Al Sabah
*1st prize interior innovation award duringimm cologne 2009 [d3] contest : A restless chairacter *1st chairacter sold a Pierre Berger auctions, Brussels
*A restless chairacter: edition of 12 signed protoypes for sale
*imm cologne 2009 participation [d3] contest: A restless chairacter
*Graduation Galleries: A Restless Chairacter(Design Academy Eindhoven) Lightness Of Being
*Designhuis "Talent" : A restless chairacter(100 best graduations worldwide 2008)
*Smalle haven: Brickchair, Brickchandelier dutch designweek.
TAPEPOT (instore at Test Tube $POA)
"The Tapepots were found in a 2nd hand shop, already standing like this in the section 'teapots'. Now that they have a new skin (wrapped around with tape) they are ready for a 2nd life. The inside merged and became one. " Pepe Heykoop
RAFCHAIR (instore at ZEKKA - not for sale)
"Startingpoint on this chair is to give an interpreation on the work of fashiondesigner Raf Simons. The chair is commisioned by Zekka , a Fashionstore in Perth.
An Ann Demeulemeester-chair will follow up soon." Pepe Heykoop
(All information and images courtesy of http://www.pepeheykoop.nl/)

Latest Arrivals - Domestic (France)

"Run by Stéphane Arriubergé and Massimiliano Iorio, Domestic introduces collections of objects designed by designers, graphic artists and artists gathered around innovating and new concepts and themes. All these objects have the particularity of offering an area where the end user can intervene and be free in the creation process" - http://www.domestic.fr/

Courtesy of some of the most innovative designers worldwide, Domestic wall stickers are a great alternative to wallpaper.

Instore Now:

2.Dotline Blue 25x25cm RRP$45
3.Dotline Orange 25x25cm RRP $45
5.Chlorophyl 100x100cm RRP $185

5.5 DESIGNERS (France)
1.Vase + 1 flower 25x25cm 1 sticker + 1 vase RRP $49.95
4.Vinyl Hanger + Hook 25x25cm RRP $49.95
6.Vinyl Keys 50 x 50 cm 1 vinyl + hooks RRP $ 130.00
8.Vinyl Flower + 4 80 x 80 cm + 4 vases RRP $ 170.00

INEKE HANS (The Netherlands)
10.Golden Birds 250 x 170 cm RRP $220.00

STUDIO JOB (The Netherlands)
7.Little Pantheon Gold 50 x 50cm RRP $95
9.Little Pantheon Black 50 x 50 cm RRP $95

11.Measuring Plant 210 x 40 cm RRP$ 165.00

(all images courtesy of www.domestic.fr)

At last!


We have finally landed..... it has taken us a really long time to get an online presence, thank you for your patience. We are in the process of establishing our website (not too long now) and will be using this blog as a temporary way to keep you informed.

A trip down memory lane....
Established in September 2006 we have largely focused on importing a selection of what we consider to be some of the most interesting and exciting designer products from around the globe. Current collections that we represent are, Esque Designs (Portland,Oregon), Kiki van Eijk (The Netherlands), Pepe Heykoop (The Netherlands),BXCSY (The Netherlands), Designfenzider (USA), Industreal (Italy), Qubus(Czech Republic), and Tse Tse (France). We will represent Sarah Cihat(USA) shortly.

We are constantly sourcing the globe to bring our clients the best the design world has to offer.

Contact details:
Shop 6/595 Beaufort St (cnr Chelmsford Rd)
Mt Lawley 6050
T: 08 9228 1118
E: info@testtubeobjects.com
OPEN: 10-5.30pm Mon-Sat
Thurs til 7pm

Romina & Conor