Practical? No. Caught my eye and put a smile on my face? Yes.
NotCot uncovered Joey Zeledon's Coat Check Chair in the Coroflot archives, and it's been rapidly making the blog rounds.
Boston-based Zeledon, who studied "Industrial Design with a Sociology Concentration" at RIT, is a designer for Continuum; the CC Chair, however, appears to be a self-generated project.