The SeesawSeat by Dirk van Amstel Ploos is Playful and Practical

By: Meghan Young - Published: May 29, 2012 • References: & psfk
The SeesawSeat by Dirk van Amstel Ploos is a transforming piece of children's furniture that can change from a bench to a teeter-totter and back again. A playful design, it appeals to a child's sense of imagination in a way that confirms it and helps to develop it. Children live in a world where anything is possible and this seat shows that is not such a foolish belief.

A minimalist design, the SeesawSeat by Dirk van Amstel Ploos is made out of round-edged wood planks that have been slotted together in such a way that it can easily shift from bench to teeter-totter in seconds. More than that, van Amstel Ploos prides himself on drawing people closer to the product by making the mechanics of it visible to the naked eye. Stats for Transforming Teeter-Totters Trending: Older & Mild
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