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Pepe Heykoop’s Paper Vase Turns an Ordinary Bottle Into a Contemporary Flower Pot

Posted By Ana Lisa Alperovich On December 4, 2012 @ 4:49 pm In Green Home decor,humanitarian design,Recycling / Compost | No Comments

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Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop [1] has created a simple Paper Vase that turns any empty bottle into a contemporary object. Made from white coated paper [2] that is both waterproof and strong, this flat-pack design adapts to any bottle size or shape thanks to its origami-like structure. A fresh idea, it not only provides for a unique piece of decor, but its production benefits the Indian children at the Tiny Miracle Foundation. [3]

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Heykoop’s [4] Paper Vase is simply a folded up skin that can be used to cover ordinary bottles in a beautiful way. It was developed in a workshop in Mumbai [5], India, in close collaboration with the Tiny Miracles Foundation [3]; the kids helped with the folding, the designer gave back.

A very simple idea that’s eco-friendly, the Paper Vase benefits both people and the planet.

+ Pepe Heykoop [1]

Photo © Annemarijne Bax


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[1] Pepe Heykoop: http://www.pepeheykoop.nl/

[2] paper: http://inhabitat.com/noor-nuyten-recycles-receipt-rolls-into-cute-desk-accessories/

[3] Tiny Miracle Foundation.: http://www.ttmf.org/

[4] Heykoop’s: http://inhabitat.com/tapepot-pepe-heykoop-fuses-vintage-teapots-together-to-create-brand-new-tableware/

[5] Mumbai: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai

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