Maurizio Lamponi Leopardi lives and works in Milan, Italy. He creates these one of a kind lamps out of original parts and are completely restored, like the Lambretta pictured above. Depending on how hard it was for Leopardi to find the parts and how long it took him to restore, pricing can range between 1300 […]
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.