Julien Codet Bariatric Project Wheelchair
Bariatric Project Wheelchair is Platinum Design Award winner in 2018 - 2019 Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design Award Category.
Bariatric Project Wheelchair

The Bariatric Project challenges conventional aesthetic of medical devices by a sporty design, hiding technical details, reducing the impact of outsized proportions, reshaping the silhouette of the user by the wheelchair. Invacare believes in motivating overweight people to stay physically active and promoting a better quality of life. Providing a self confidence and self esteem for overweight people, reducing stigmatization and giving a sense of autonomy with key features of an active product.

Bariatric Project Wheelchair
Julien Codet Bariatric Project
Julien Codet Wheelchair
Julien Codet design
Julien Codet design
Julien Codet

Julien Codet is a product designer graduated from L'Ecole de Design Nantes Atlantique 2016. He is now working as a professional product designer in Witterswil (CH) for Invacare company. A Petrolhead because he loves anything on wheels or not, with or without engine. Especially interested in mobility problematics with different dimensions (social, medical, recreative, future) on multiple areas - on snow, on water, on asphalt or dirt, inside/outside, designing mobility and related products for the users. Humans are bodies; bodies are movement. Humans are born to move to express themselves.


Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC), headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, is the global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative home and long-term care medical products that promote recovery and active lifestyles. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVC. Invacare Deutschland GmbH is the global center of excellence for mobility scooters and the European center of excellence for power wheelchairs and respiratory. The name Invacare combines three important features of a can-do personality: INnovation, VAlue and healthCARE. Invacare Homecare products allow consumers to stay active in their homes and communities. Using rehab (wheelchairs, scooters, seating and positioning systems), respiratory (oxygen and aerosol therapy) and lifestyle (bath safety, walkers, beds) products, consumers may remain where they prefer — in the home. Invacare long-term care products serve the long-term care market with a total product offering that includes beds, furnishings, bathing, mobility, respiratory, dialysis chairs, patient-care, transfer and transport equipment. Expanding its reach into the service industry, the long-term care group offers a wide range of programs that focus on interior design, injury reduction and facility compliance. Invacare’s slogan "Yes, you can.®" conveys the promise of the Invacare brand to support consumers, providers, healthcare professionals and associates in accomplishing what is important to them. The Invacare vision is to design, manufacture and deliver the best value in medical products that promote recovery and active lifestyles for people requiring home and other non-acute health care. Invacare sponsors athletes and organizations that embody the spirit of "Yes, you can.®" From the Paralyzed Veterans Association to the Invacare World Team Cup, Invacare is empowering athletes to win victories over disabilities around the world.