The Sneakerknob by Berlin-based Metrofarm is a Nike Air Max sneaker cast in aluminum or bronze that functions as a door handle.
Created for such hip shoe stores as Overkill in Berlin, The Good Will Out in Cologne and most recently, the new Paar sneaker boutique in Vienna, the doorknobs make opening the door a real kick.
The Good Will Out in Cologne features a bronze Sneakerknob:
Founded in 2001 by Julia Böttcher and Jan 'Nunu' Müller, Berlin-based Metrofarm's expertise lies in design & manufacture, from the pre-conceptual stage to finished products & installation.
Their versatile and fully integrated skill-set enables them to successfully initiate and control multi-faceted international assignments, combining graphics, packaging & promotional materials, garments, artefacts, lighting, exhibitions & events, retail/showroom/gallery interiors and product displays, fittings & furniture.
Their willingness to continuously experiment and improvise innovative techniques results in unique & original solutions for clients Nike, Absolut, Smart, ZDF, Allianz, Bang & Olufsen, Zeiss, Royal Copenhagen, Fritz Hansen, Georg Jensen, Louis Poulsen, De:bug, Dummy, Die Welt, etc.
Metrofarm constantly develop their collections of furniture and products as well as designing individual pieces for private clients.
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