Design by Ed Annink, 2002.
The Hippo Mat looks like it has waddled its way to the front door to greet your guests. It's whimsy is no match for the Hippo Mat's durability. The Hippo Mat is made of coir, a natural fiber extracted from the husk of coconuts.
Material(s): Coir, PVC
Dimensions: 57.1" W X 27.2" H
Designer: Ed Annink
Ed Annink is a product designer, curator and teacher. His products are on the international consumer market under such labels as Driade, Authentics, Royal VKB, Purple South, Kwantum and Nexus computers. On his initiative, books are published, exhibitions are organized and archives of our cultural heritage are made accessible to the public. One of his most recent projects is Design Den Haag 2010-2018, a ten-year program focusing on design and government in Europe. Annink created the exhibition program for the first edition in 2010 (in Den Haag and Berlin). Ed Annink is co-owner and creative director of Ontwerpwerk, a multidisciplinary design office in Amsterdam and Den Haag.View other products by Ed Annink
Co-founded and directed by curator and author Renny Ramakers, Droog creates products, projects and events around the world in collaboration with designers, clients and partners. Droog has offices in Amsterdam and New York, a store in Amsterdam, and retail partners worldwide.
Droog offers a selection of accessories, lighting, furniture and studio work that change your experience of daily life. Droog projects pioneer new design directions, new collaborations, creative tools and business models that offer a unique perspective.View other products from Droog