SOLD | Staples Ladderax Modular Office Storage unit featuring white bureaus, desk, drawers and teak shelves designed by Robert Heal in 1964
Stylish and functional, extremely sought-after retro LADDERAX by Staples of London featuring 2 Bays filled with Teak Cabinets with White Door fronts.
This truly functional mid century shelving system is very versatile - all components can be moved around and set at different heights to suit your needs and the bays can be configured in different arrangements too.You can also split up the bays for use in different areas of your home.
Ladderax was designed by Robert Heal in 1964 and manufactured by Staples of Cricklewood in London for sale in high end stores like Harrods, Heals, etc. Heal was influenced by the Danish school of design. This mid century Scandinavian design movement was all about reinterpreting simple, linear shapes from earlier design periods and making them ‘simpler’.
The Ladderax system combines upright ‘ladders’ that support shelves and cabinets, which sit on steel rods that hook onto the rungs of the ladders. One of the great benefits of Ladderax over its Scandinavian counterparts is that it doesn’t need to be attached to the wall (but it can be - each ladder has holes for drilling into the wall!). The whole set up breaks down easily when it needs to be moved and is so simple to rebuild. You can also be clever and source extra cabinets, rods, shelves and/or ladders to allow you add to and alter your configuration - the options for combinations are endless.
width 185cm x depth 42cm x height 201cm
1 x Drawer unit
2 x Bureau units
2 x Shelves
3 x Ladders
We have this set up for the feel of a home office, however this cleverly simple modular system has many options. You can alter the height of each shelf or cabinet easily using the many tiers on the upright ladders.
As can be expected with vintage pieces, this item has minor wear such as slight discoloration and scratches. All of our vintage items are available to view prior to purchase.