studioventotto combines suppergiu step chair with ladder studioventotto combines suppergiu step chair with ladder
apr 19, 2014

studioventotto combines suppergiu step chair with ladder

studioventotto combines suppergiu step chair with ladder
all images courtesy of studioventotto

 

 

 

milan-based designers at studioventotto have created ‘suppergiù’, a chair that can be transformed into a small step ladder. presented during milan design week 2014, the structure has a seat that can be divided into two, transforming it into a dual-functioning piece of furniture. this mobile component remains stable and rigid, as rotation is prevented by connecting it to the edge. when set up as a ladder, a second support point is provided by two studs that are screwed into the front legs. most of the wooden parts are made from straight rods to save time and labor costs and wanting to avoid any curvature in the backrests, they are attached to two laser cut metal elements that also divert the direction of the structural forces.

 


the step chair can also be used as a ladder

 


the wooden seat is cut into two pieces

 

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the seat transforms into a ladder

 


the ‘suppergiù’ is designed to be structurally stable for climbing on

 


detail of the connection joints

 


back rest detail

 

 

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