Pepe Heykoop

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Pepe Heykoop

Born
20-02-1984
Leiden, The Netherlands

Nationality
Dutch

Education
2003-2008 Man and Living
Design Academy Eindhoven Graduated

1995-2003 Pre-university education
Montessori, VWO Graduated

Internship 2007 with Dutch designer Jurgen Bey.

Since graduation Pepe’s work has been exhibited extensively throughout Europe, Asia, North America and the Middle East.

Skin Collection

The skin collection is a reaction to the 25-30 percent of leather wastage produced by the furniture industy.

Existing furniture is used being modified and covered in these leather leftovers. Making each item an individual. This project is fed by leather scrap, turning it into random skin patterns, refering to cell structures and growth in nature.

The collection has been exhibited in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Korea and has been acquired for European and American collections.