Collection by Zachary Edelson

Modern Stairway Designs We Love


From slender steel treads to bold graphic displays, these seven projects demonstrate the diverse possibilities of stairway design.

Steel allowed Kunding to be playful with the staircase’s form.
The stairwell is the bright core of the house. To keep an open feeling, and costs down, it zigzags its way up....
A laser-cut-steel staircase connects the two floors.
Gunnar Knechtel Photography, Italy, Sicily, Town: Syracuse, Island of Ortigia. The house of Francesco Moncada,.
The designer took his inspiration for the minimal staircase from traditional Polish “duck stairs.” Since they’re...
Concrete stairs lead up to the sleeping loft. Photo by Per Magnus Persson.
Natural light floods the interior and a network of metal stairs—reminiscent of an MC Escher drawing—is suspended...