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Commercial | MARRETTI STAIRS
MARRETTI STAIRS' DISTINCTIVE STAIRCASES ARE GROWING MORE POPULAR IN AMERICA. BY KAT ZEMAN
Marre i Stairs
* Headquarters Florence, Italy
* Specia y Custom taircases
"I ink Americans eally
appreciate e beauty and
quality of our products."
- Marzia Marzi, head of U.S. operations
t can cost as little as a few thousand
dollars. Or it can cost a few hundred
thousand dollars. Its price is influenced by design, material and special
requests. Welcome to the world of Marretti
Stairs, one of the world's oldest manufacturers of custom-made staircases.
For more than 100 years, Florence, Italy-based Marretti Stairs has been handling
jobs of all shapes and sizes. "We have
staircases for every budget," says Marzia
Marzi, head of U.S. operations. "We can do
a small staircase for $3,000 or we can do a
very sophisticated design for $1 million."
Marretti Stairs has been stepping up its
game in the United States since it opened a
New York office in 2005. It offers anything
from cost-efficient simple designs to elaborate concepts that take months to engineer.
The company offers more than 50 different
models of staircases. Some appear to float.
Others spiral upward. They can be made of
glass, steel, wood, stone or bronze. While
most designs have a pre-engineered concept, they are all modified to the individual
customer's home or business space.
"These are not mass-produced products,"
Marzi says. "Every staircase is custom-made
and tailored exactly for the project. We are
a big company but we are known for our
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Stairs offers anything from simple
designs to elaborate concepts, all of which
demonstrate its focus on quality.
Marretti Stairs is not bashful about tooting its own horn when it comes to dedication to quality and craftsmanship. "We are
a niche product," Marzi says. "I think our
company is unique because of the quality
of our products. Our quality is better. We are
known for it. Our clients expect it."
Combining technology with imagination,
Marretti Stairs has engineered some truly
unique designs. Once, it received a request