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Laure Gremion’s alternative to the classical wheelbarrow

«Accolade» © Dimitri Cuche

Laure Gremion at Designer's Saturday

Designer’s Saturday

Hector Egger Holzbau
Steinackerweg 18
4900 Langenthal

Friday 2 November
For Professionals only

Saturday 3 November
Open to the public
Event: Prototypitch
The designers have 5 minutes to present their prototypes to the audience. The presentations will be each time followed by a round of questions and advice given by invited experts.

Sunday 4 November
Open to the public

Link to the event

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Initially developed as her ECAL graduation project, Laure Gremion won the 2012 National James Dyson Award with her innovative wheelbarrow.

Consisting in a two-wheel trolley holding a removable tarpaulin bag, «Accolade» is at the same time strong, light, and easily maniable.
By replacing the usual container with a set of multiple bags, the designer offers a flexibility to the owner depending on his needs. The trolley is equipped with two hooks which slide easily into the handles of the bag. A lever movement lifts the bag and one can effortlessly move it.

Laure Gremion is a Swiss product designer who graduated from ECAL and Design Academy Eindhoven. Laure Gremion has shown her work at major international events such as the Salone del Mobile Milano, Blickfang selected and the World Economic Forum. In 2016, returning from her artistic Residency at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai, she co-founded the brand «Arrimage», displaying a collection of
backpacks made out of Tyvek, an innovative and sustainable material.
Laure Gremion is interested in translating technologies into an accessible language and is focused on material experimentation.








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