petteri hakkinen’s ‘nook’ is a versatile partition tool for learning environments

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petteri hakkinen's 'nook' is a versatile partition tool for learning environments

petteri hakkinen has introduced ‘nook’, a simple single-material product that functions as a partition element. the design was created for isku, a finnish business that manufactures furniture and offers comprehensive interior solutions for various private and public facilities. originally conceived from a pedagogical point of view, the nook works as a versatile tool for modern learning environments. 

nook den by petteri hakkinen for isku 5
the pedagogical and ecological sustainability of nook brings the circular economy to life
all images courtesy of petteri hakkinen

 

 

the nook by petteri hakkinen for isku, combines pedagogy with design and circular economy principles. easily set-up, the den can help children who need a peaceful spot to work on their studies and activities. the product can create spatial separations and divisions according to the students’ needs, without completely isolating them from each other.

nook den by petteri hakkinen for isku 2
nook offers a peaceful spot to focus

 

 

the nook den encourages team work, creativity, logical thinking, and problem solving skills. it also provides a novel approach to acoustic management in open spaces. it is an eco-friendly product made of recycled PET-plastic bottles and it is 100% recyclable itself. nook is the winner of the best sustainable and ecological product in the GESS education 2020 awards in dubai.

 

nook den by petteri hakkinen for isku 3
nook den is easy to set-up in any space by combining these lightweight elements with small plastic connectors

 

nook den by petteri hakkinen for isku 6
nook is a versatile tool for modern learning environments

nook den by petteri hakkinen for isku 7
rendering of nook

nook den by petteri hakkinen for isku 1
one simple element – single-material – multiple use

nook den by petteri hakkinen for isku 4

an early sketch of nook

 

 

 

project info:

name: nook
designer: petteri hakkinen
company: isku

 

 

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edited by: myrto katsikopoulou | designboom

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