Standard utitilitarian step ladder is getting ancient and is in need for a rethought, something that can be accepted by the world, not arty farty. This compact, lightweight ladder fits into a sliver of space for storage. Made of sturdy aluminum, it opens with a fingertip push.

Extract from Williams-Sonoma

Cima Ladder

August 19, 2007

Aesthetics aside there are supposedly two major benefits to the reworked device. The Cima Design version weighs in at one kilogram and the inspiration for the side protruding steps comes from a more natural method to climbing, akin to climbing a tree. Apparently, this requires less effort.

Extract from Cima Ladder