sascha urban + dorothea wirwall: loungebarrow
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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
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