The Boston waterfront context for Design Museum Boston’s Street…
artist: Helene Renard
filmmaker: Ben Berlin
1970 Combination Pillow and Crash Helmet, S. Young U.S. patent no. 3,538,508
HaPiBo is a multi-functional object made of felt. Smash your face into it, wear it on your head, or pop it into a Priority Mail box and mail it to a friend. This pillow is from a line of works tailored to shipping containers and reconfigurable for a number of uses. The pillow can be transformed into another object through a series of folds or simple repositioning.