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Bojka Bug: A VW Beetle Covered in Vintage Fabrics

Posted By Ariel Schwartz On April 22, 2010 @ 1:41 pm In Green Transportation,Innovation | 5 Comments

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The Volkswagen [2] Beetle is an iconic piece of car design, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be repurposed to look even better. Bokja Design took a classic Beetle and decorated it in car stickers, tapestries, and handmade vintage fabrics from the Middle East as part of an exhibition at Milan Design Week [3]. The result: an ultra-colorful car that is sure to attract inquisitive stares from passers-by.

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The car was sold last week in an eBay auction for 1,004 euros, all of which will go to Fondazione Francesca Rava to help Haiti [5]‘s children. What do you think–would you drive around in this fabric-covered Beetle?

+ Bokja Design [6]

Via designboom [7]

Image Credits: © designboom

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/04/22/bojka-bug-a-vw-beetle-covered-in-vintage-fabrics/velvet01/

[2] Volkswagen: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/03/18/transportation-tuesday-vws-prius-killer/

[3] Milan Design Week: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/04/20/fadi-sarieddines-mow-chair-debuts-at-the-milan-furniture-fair/

[4] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/04/22/bojka-bug-a-vw-beetle-covered-in-vintage-fabrics/velvet02/

[5] Haiti: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/01/21/solar-energy-powering-reconstruction-efforts-in-haiti/

[6] + Bokja Design: http://www.bokjadesign.com/

[7] designboom: http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/8/view/9937/volkswagen-beetle-in-vintage-fabrics.html

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