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

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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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