Alberto Meda received his master in mechanical engineering at Politecnico of Milan in 1969. He has worked as a product engineering designer and consultant for: Alfa Romeo Auto, Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali, Alias, Cinelli, Colombo Design, Gaggio, Italtel Telematica, Kartell, Luceplan, Legrand, Mandarina Duck, Omron Japan, Philips, TCI, and Vitra. Meda was awarded with the "Compasso d'oro" for the Lola Lamp and Metropoli Lamp by Luceplan. In 2005, he was the Hon Royal Designer for Industry RSA London. Since 1994 MoMA NY includes in its permanent collection: "Light light" chair, "soft light" chair, "Longframe" by Alias and "On-Off" lamp by Luceplan. Meda works and lives in Milan.The strong, angular design and use of superior technology make the Upper Step Ladder an attractive and practical item for the home. The strong steel structure supports a flexible, durable polycarbonate frame with safe slip-resistant steps. The appearance is polished and crystalline, and with a selection of attractive transparent colors the ladder can even be used for decoration. With its irresistable blend of pragmatism and beauty, the Upper Step Ladder is an excellent choice for the discerning design enthusiast.
|Upper Step Ladder||23.6" H x 18.1" W x 22.8" D||4.5 lbs|
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Kartell Upper Step Ladder
Most Stylist and Handy Ladder
Laurissa from Etobicoke, ON– Verified Buyer
Not only does this ladder add a punch of colour to any room its in, it is very sturdy as well as easy to unfold. It sits perfectly against a wall without falling and adds a bright spot to my kitchen and laundry room. A must buy!
The most beautiful step ladder
H-decor from Miami– Verified Buyer
I use this ladder in a big storage area to reach the top shelves. It is very sturdy.
Anonymous from United States– Verified Buyer
Anonymous from New York– Verified Buyer
A creative team of world famous designers including Ferruccio Laviani, Alberto Meda and Philippe Stark, together with Kartell, have developed a special intuition through dialogue and the continual exchange of design ideas. This has served to establish a perfect equilibrium between the designers' project experience, their ability to and the demands of the company.
In its 55 years of existence, Kartell has won prestigious international awards including 9 Gold Compass awards. Today Kartell exports 75 percent of its products to 85 countries worldwide. Lasting success and a daring challenge on the market combine with the continual desire to innovate and reinvent.