Milan 2012 Preview: Matka Vases by Pepe Heykoop

The Matka Vase project is a continuation of Pepe Heykoop’s previous Skin Collection. Having set up a workshop in one of Mumbai’s poorest slum areas, the vases are designed by Pepe and produced in Mumbai. The income from sales are used to send needy children to school in the slums. Matka is the name of … Continue reading

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Skin Collection by Pepe Heykoop

Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop has created this collection of furniture called the Skin Collection, by covering an assortment of old chairs in odd scraps of leather. The leather offcuts are roughly stitched together, covering each chair entirely. From the designer: “The leather offcuts are roughly stitched together, covering each chair entirely. This project is fed by leather scrap, turning it into random … Continue reading