designed asBachelor thesis
New ideas can come in many forms. With ‘Glissade’, Christian Heikoop puts methodology first. Seeking an easy way to assemble furniture inspired by retro camping equipment, he created a series that can be put together in a flash, without the need for extra tools or screws. Metal tubes are simply slid into pre-cut leather sleeves. Flat, 2D design instantly becomes a functional 3D object. The resulting collection displays a new aesthetic shaped through the manner in which it is made.