This Sculptural Staircase Shapes an Entire Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...
Photo of the Week: A Peek Into a Living, Breathing Staircase
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.
A Steel Staircase Merges Two Units Into One in Tribeca
Thanks to a complete renovation, two separate units are merged into a single residence to create a chic home for a growing family...
What’s the Twist Behind This Home’s Sinuous Staircase? Ordinary Plywood
A renowned architect transforms a 1920s home, drawing upon a palette of plywood and glass to dramatic effect.
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
Photo of the Week: Floating Concrete Staircase by Architect Arthur Erickson
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Sublime Staircases
More than just a way to get from point A to point B, the stairways in these homes have been upgraded from functional features...
11 Modern Stairways That Do Way More Than Just Connect Floors
More than just a means of getting from A to B, stairways can add architectural interest to a home with just a little lateral—or...
A Sculptural Wooden Staircase Steals the Show in This Mexico City Abode
The ash staircase weaves together three floors, a warm contrast to glass, concrete, and brick.
This Double-Height Apartment in Barcelona Features Historic Details and a Floating Staircase
Two formerly separate levels are linked and combined into a double-height volume in this 1,464-square-foot apartment in...
A Family Goes Somewhere Over the Rainbow
A spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor in this London home.
100-Year-Old Service Shed in Slovenia Becomes a Miniature Home
Dekleva Gregorič Architects turned a former utility building into a stylish, self-sufficient home with a downstairs living space...
10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
Interior Design: Nicole Hollis
To call interior designer Nicole Hollis’s portfolio “eclectic” is an understatement.
Julie Fisher on How to Shop for Furniture
We tapped architect Julie Fisher—who designed the inventive staircase-slide hybrid in our March 2014 issue—for her expert opinion...
Minneapolis Modern “Dream Home” Built by Sustainable 9 Design + Build
Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.
Rainbow House in Action
One of the more colorful architectural details we've run lately is that multi-hued staricase that gets the full-page treatment in...
Color Me Mad!
Always a sucker for well designed architecture and products, I must admit I go a little mad when color has been introduced to the...
Lawrence Halprin Oral History Project
As a San Franciscan I'm very fortunate to live every day with the work of landscape architecture pioneer Lawrence Halprin, who...