As simple and effective way to protect a wall corner, a doorstep, or anything else a little prone to being inadvertently knocked. It can be aesthetic, or it can be a safety issue; a simple metal bracket can neatly protect the area, and also blend into the décor.
Prevent people from running trolleys over doorsteps. Keep vehicles out, or protect wiring, plumbing and other fixtures from accidental damage. Keep individuals from injuring themselves on brickwork or other hard surfaces. Give equipment a slick look with a safety frame.
It can be as simple and unobtrusive as an L-shaped piece of cornering, or a custom made metal frame that allows access for those who need it. Once installed corner protection tend to stay functional for decades.