Rethinking mobility in old age — PriestmanGoode for the Design Museum.

Scooter for Life

DESIGN MUSEUM

The Scooter for Life is a range of products to accompany you through your life and develop as your mobility needs evolve. 

The Scooter for Life is a special commission for the New Old exhibition at the Design Museum in London, which opens on 12 January 2017. Presented in the exhibition is a full scale prototype designed to provide users with more independence through greater mobility. The exhibition explores the potential for design to enhance the experience of our later lives and how design can help people lead fuller, healthier and more rewarding lives in an ageing society.

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Improving mobility in old age by encouraging people to stay active for longer.

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Scooter for Life is a brand of products that can change as your mobility needs evolve.

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Elegantly resolved, the Scooter tackles the stigma associated with traditional mobility aids.

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The Scooter aims to increase intergenerational interaction.

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Independence through mobility — the Scooter aims to counter the loneliness and isolation many feel with old age.

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Easy to manoeuvre, the Scooter can be taken into shops, on public transport and into the home.

Foot plate helps you to convert between scooter/trolley mode. Handles and grips require minimal physical effort.

A hubless rear caster allows the back wheels to rotate 360 degrees for ease of movement.

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An easy-to-use, multifunctional product, the large front basket functions as a shopping trolley.

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The Scooter only moves when you release the brakes, making it safer and more stable.

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[The Scooter for Life] is a novel take on that most ugly and clunking piece of equipment — the mobility scooter.

Rosemary Bennett, The Times

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[The Scooter for Life] is a genius new three-wheeled mobility scooter.

Oliver Wainwright, The Guardian

The NEW OLD at the Design Museum, London 12 January – 19 February 2017. Photography by Adam Woodward, installation views photographed by Luke Hayes.

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