Collection by Luke Hopping

Gravity-Defying Floating Staircases


We can't take our eyes off these floating stairs, nor, for safety reasons, should we.

Futuristic floating stairs lead to the loft’s mezzanine.
Tsutsui continued the Oregon pine from the floor to the steel-reinforced cantilevered staircase, which appears to float...
The staircase leading to the master suite features aluminum treads supported on stainless steel tubes.
The "floating" staircase is actually supported by steel rods hidden within each step.
Arts Building and Cloister, George Nakashima, 1967, New Hope, Pennsylvania.

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