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LIFTY / Ladder


iF concept design award 2008

iF concept design award 2008

LIFTY is a ladder designed for a safe use in a domestic environment. LIFTY is foldable and has wheels to move it around easily. There are two lateral extensions that increase stability. Also, a really useful sliding tray where the user can put things instead of holding them in his hands is added. To move up the tray, the user has to push it upwards while he is climbing up the ladder. To tear down the tray the user presses the two handles on the tray. The tray is designed to give a comfortable support and assistance while rising and descending. Handles, steps, tray and other parts are covered with synthetic rubber for a maximum grip.


Politecnico di Milano

Politecnico di Milano
Faculty of Design
Milano, Italy


Stefano Marchetto

Stefano Marchetto
Rubano / Padova, Italy