The Piaggio Group has formed a new subsidiary for Indonesia to directly import its scooters and motorcycles to the world’s third largest two-wheeler market. With the new Piaggio Indonesia subsidiary, Piaggio hopes to establish a larger share of the country’s market which bought an estimated 7.4 million scooters and motorcycles in 2010, trailing only China […]
1968 Vespa Sprint Scooter Reborn as Desk and Chair
Here’s a novel way of breathing new life to an old scooter: turn it into furniture. That’s what an Australian designer and blogger did with this 1968 Vespa Sprint scooter.
The Reinventing Wheels blog takes old products and recycles them for new uses. Here, the blogger takes an old Vespa and transforms the rear into a simple workstation with a seat and a laptop stand. The front leg shield (see it after the jump) was converted into a lounge chair.
I can’t say the saddle on the workstation looks comfortable for a 9-to-5 work day, but I applaud the design and creativity.