Sculptural (and Slightly Scary!) Small Space Steel Staircase by Francesco Librizzi

Setting aside all practicality, this steel staircase by Italian architect Francesco Librizzi is something else!

Librizzi's design studio built this striking sculptural element for a tiny home (45 square meters) in Milan that still features many original details, including a beautiful hexagonal tile floor.

The staircase (or more accurately, ladder) leads to an airy sleeping loft. I'm not sure if I could ever climb those stairs in bare feet, but kudos for creative thinking within a small space.

Via Design Milk

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(Images: Giovanna Silva via Domus)