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Porter / Stool

Porter
Porter

Porter is a unique kind of (s)tool designed to help people to safely reach out to areas out of their body range.

In contrast to ladders, Porter has multiple uses which allow it to be more present in living space than ladders which are usually stored away when not in use.

Porter features a vertically
protuding rest to lean against when standing on the platform. This rest also enables the user to stand comfortably for extended lengths of time. This is especially helpful for elderly people or someone suffering from cardiovascular disease.
Common scenarios for this use are food preparation or dish washing.

University

Muthesius Kunsthochschule

Muthesius Kunsthochschule
Kiel, Germany

Design

Henning R. Horstmann

Henning R. Horstmann
Kiel, Germany