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/)

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