recession design: DIY wheelbarrow chair recession design: DIY wheelbarrow chair
mar 14, 2012

recession design: DIY wheelbarrow chair

RECESSION DESIGN: DIY wheelbarrow chair project

recession design keeps on his personal research on do it yourself design. the wheelbarrow chair studies the simpliest way to build a chair with few simple and common elements: a wheelbarrow tray, four wooden rods and some big nails. the only tools you need is a big hammer to fix your new brand chair in the terrain. simple, easy and… healthy. you just have to choose the right place and start building it. the wheelbarrowchair is a chair that can be easily repeated from everybody around the world: basic instructions, some simple elements easy to find everywhere and a single tool to assemble all… everybody can build it in his ‘special place’ and leave it there to contemplate nature and share his experience with other people.

a crowdsourcing project to construct thousands of landscape-chair around the world! RECESSION DESIGN was born in 2008 when everybody started to speak about world economic crisis, with the aim of stimulating reflection on the meaning of "DESIGNING" even in that negative scenario. the “recession” becomes a pretext and opportunity to scrutinise the contemporary design world: an ironic manner that goes beyond the trends and fashions of the moment and returns the pure form and function of the object to the centre of the design process.

thousand of chairs: what else?

go to the hardware store…

find basic elements…

assemble it in the simplest way…

with common tools…

in a coherent and functional form,

to relax reading arab news…

simply repeatable all around the world

…all terrain

and easily demountable

www.recessiondesign.org

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

  • I adore these pictures.

    Studge says:
  • another stunning idea from RECESSION DESIGN!
    Joseph

    Joseph says:

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