sascha urban + dorothea wirwall: loungebarrow sascha urban + dorothea wirwall: loungebarrow
feb 11, 2011

sascha urban + dorothea wirwall: loungebarrow

‘loungebarrow’ by sascha urban + dorothea wirwall image courtesy of sascha urban + dorothea wirwall

german based duo, sascha urban + dorothea wirwall have designed ‘loungebarrow’, a wheelbarrow that easily transforms into a usable chair.

a plywood cover removes in three parts – an upholstered headrest that attaches to the top of the chair, a padded seat and a laptop desk – to expose a cushioned backrest that lines the interior of the ubiquitous garden tool. the upright position is obtained by resting the wheelbarrow on its front handles, providing users with a relaxed posture.

‘loungebarrow’ was most recently on show as part of [D3] competition for young designers at imm cologne 2011.

image courtesy of sascha urban + dorothea wirwall

designer dorothea wirwall sitting in the chair image courtesy of sascha urban + dorothea wirwall

designer sascha urban demonstrating the ‘loungebarrow’

designers sascha urban + dorothea wirwall image © designboom

  • this is cool. Will I now start seeing craigslist adds for rickshaws? ha

    mstndvn says:
  • seriously?

    random-idea says:
  • seems like you’d fall over if you’d lean to much backwards

    comfy says:
  • amazing!! you Win!

    danilo says:
  • Yeah, why not!!! …hehe

    Rodeux B. says:
  • Masons have been sitting in wheel barrows for decades.. Idea isnt new.. the added details however are cleaver in a slight way… Way better shaped barrows out there I feel though.. lol..

    PI says:

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