abooba climbing chair by jaewook kim
abooba climbing chair by jaewook kim abooba climbing chair by jaewook kim
dec 11, 2012

abooba climbing chair by jaewook kim

 ‘abooba climbing chair’ by jaewook kim



the scenario of a father relieving his fatigue by sitting in a chair to read a book or newspaper comfortably can sometimes be impossible. kids want to play, or be hugged, taking away from the tranquility being exercised. however, designer jaewook kim has developed the ‘abooba’ chair – meaning ‘piggyback’ in korean, a piece of furniture that encourages the playful interaction between children and parents.complete with climbing nets and supports, the project reflects the aesthetics of a playground.



abooba chair

scalable mesh


front view


side view


comfortable cushion


child seat


five degree slope for safety


carrying handle



designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

  • Excellent.
    The first picture says it all.

    Dan says:
  • Can this chair be bought or where can be bought??

    Sebastian says:
  • amazing idea!
    beautiful mind.

    paul says:
  • So amazing ,, Perfect

    Nina says:

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