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Pepe Heykoop’s Paper Vase Turns an Ordinary Bottle Into a Contemporary Flower Pot
Posted By Ana Lisa On December 4, 2012 @ 4:49 pm In Design,Environment,Green Home decor,humanitarian design,Recycling and Composting | No Comments
Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop  has created a simple Paper Vase that turns any empty bottle into a contemporary object. Made from white coated paper  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. 
Heykoop’s  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 , India, in close collaboration with the Tiny Miracles Foundation ; 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 
Photo © Annemarijne Bax
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URLs in this post:
 Pepe Heykoop: http://www.pepeheykoop.nl/
 paper: http://inhabitat.com/noor-nuyten-recycles-receipt-rolls-into-cute-desk-accessories/
 Tiny Miracle Foundation.: http://www.ttmf.org/
 Heykoop’s: http://inhabitat.com/tapepot-pepe-heykoop-fuses-vintage-teapots-together-to-create-brand-new-tableware/
 Mumbai: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai
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