Timothy Oulton's Apollo represents the journeys that we go on through time and space in search of design inspiration. Built to the same scale as NASA’s Apollo 11 space capsule, and clad in polished steel panels, Apollo is a luxury, intimate lounge adaptable for many uses, from a private VIP seating zone to a workspace meeting capsule, or an indoor/outdoor dining pod.
Apollo is available to purchase through your closest Timothy Oulton gallery.
“It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.”Neil Armstrong
Each Apollo in the series is handcrafted in a range of interior fabrics.
Designed by Timothy Oulton Studio to showcase our unique craft and creativity, our Apollo spaceship uses the same materials as the Timothy Oulton furniture collection. Every Apollo made to order is fitted with an Odeon 5 Ring Flushmount Pendant and illuminated Alabaster drinks table. The upholstery can be customized to suit a client's bespoke needs using a range of authentic materials from leathers and sheepskin to velvet and linen. Apollo No.17 shown above features beautiful bespoke tufted wall panels upholstered in soft velvet with a print inspired by Botticelli's Birth of Venus.
Pictured: Apollo No.1 showcased at the Milan Furniture Fair features a tufted Tomahawk Camel leather interior with staircase wrapped in luxurious woven leather and a central carpet of sheep fur. Apollo No. 17 features a printed velvet interior inspired by Botticelli's Birth of Venus, tufted leather seating in hand-distressed Atlas leather, and woven leather floor. Apollo No.3 showcased at Design Shanghai is customised with Safari Black leather upholstery underneath a canopy of Chinese embroidered red silk. The floor is fitted with a vintage Persian rug.
Apollo is entirely handcrafted, taking over 1,400 hours to make by hand in 5 different workshops, using simple tools and time-honoured techniques. 3 craftsmen work full-time at any given stage with supervision of our design engineer. Each Apollo has its own unique number plaque of authenticity.
External shell is available in 304 stainless steel as standard for both indoor and outdoor use. This can be upgraded to 316 (marine grade) for outdoor areas subject to more intense weather conditions (high humidity or coastal regions).
External shell is made in 8 segments for easier accessibility and installation. Internal wall panels and banquette are also broken down into separate modules.
Tufted banquette seating in a wide choice of hand-distressed leathers, Yeti sheepskin, patterned or plain velvets, or linen
Tufted wall panelling in a wide choice of hand-distressed leathers, Yeti sheepskin, patterned or plain velvets, or linen
Odeon 5 Ring Flushmount Pendant from the Timothy Oulton Collection
Backlit Alabaster table with stainless steel base
Flooring in woven leather
Bolster cushions in Baabaa sheepskin (optional extra) with ends corresponding to selected upholstery
Would you like your own spaceship?
Having first launched at the Milan Furniture Fair in 2018, our Apollo spaceship has since touched down in various locations across the globe including London, L.A, Shanghai, and Mumbai.
Apollo is available to purchase (price on request) and can be shipped worldwide. Please contact us online or get in touch with our ambassadors at your closest Timothy Oulton gallery for more information.
Timothy Oulton and Simon Laws, Co-founders of Timothy Oulton Studio - a boutique design studio dedicated to the creation of incredible environments. Innovation and meticulous attention to detail are at the forefront of every Studio project as the team strive to create unique and breathtaking interiors.