Flò Folding Step-Ladder
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Design by Marcello Ziliani, 2001.
Made in Italy by Magis.
Sleek and practical, the Flò Folding Step-Ladder is the household tool you'll love to reach for. With the top step at 27½" high and an extending bar for balance, Flò will take you to new heights. And when your chores are done, Flò folds to just under 4" (though it is so attractive you may not want to hide it away). Frame is made of anodized aluminum in your choice of Orange or Anthracite with steps in standard injection-molded glossy ABS.
Magis brings a novel twist to domestic design with innovative products such as Flò Folding Step-Ladder. By embracing the creativity of leading designers, Magis remains perched on the cutting-edge of modern design while constantly seeking technological sophistication for its products.
Material(s): Anodized aluminum frame, ABS steps
- Open: 55.1" H X 19.7" W X 29.5" D; Top Step: 27.6" H
- Closed: 36.6" H X 19.7" W X 3.9" D
Designer: Marcello Ziliani
Born 1963. Marcello Ziliani graduated in architecture from Politecnico of Milan. He is the owner of STUDIO ZETASS, an integrated firm dealing with product design, engineering, graphic design and design coordination. From 1993 to 1997 Marcello Ziliani was president of "ABC - incontri sul progetto", a cultural association dealing with the organization of meetings and workshops on "the project" subject. In 1996 he was member of the jury of the competition "Young Italian Design" promoted by IKEA. From 1997 to 1999 he was art-director of Salviati and since December 2000 he has been art-director of Zago-Tech Chairs.
Marcello Ziliani has been awarded 5 Selections for the Compasso D'Oro ADI, a Selection for Prix d'Excellance de la Maison 1995, Top Ten prize 1996, B! Come Bambino Design Prize 1998, Special mention for the Premio Confort & Design 2000 and ADI Design Index 2002.
Since its beginning, Magis has crossed boundaries through their partnerships with leading designers and novel twists on contemporary furniture design. Founded in 1976, Italian designer Eugenio Perazza began the first steps towards building an international design laboratory. In Latin, Magis means "more than" and that is exactly what Magis delivers while focusing on using less materials and energy. Always perched on the cutting edge, Perazza was named as "one of ten who will change the way we live."
In 1984, Magis experienced enormous success with their product Step. This ladder was snubbed upon initial release because it was not an item considered "worthy" of the furniture store circuit. However, the product met with tremendous success, especially in furniture stores, and Magis' fire was lit.
In 2004, Magis introduced their venture into the realm of children. Inspired by his granddaughter's propensity for drawing and a lack of appropriate children's desks, Eugenio Perazza conceived the Me Too Collection. He began by searching out designers who could think like a child and all the products in the collection earned Perazza's granddaugter's approval before going into production. The Me Too Collection features bright and innovative pieces that stimulate and engage children's perceptions. Me Too is about: "I'm here too and I deserve my place in the world."
By embracing the creativity of leading global designers and incorporating leading technology into the mass production of unique objects and furniture, Magis has garnered many awards and their Bottle project has earned a place in the permanent collections of many contemporary art museums. Offering product choices that range from indoor, outdoor and children's rooms, Magis changes the way we live.View other products from Magis