Dwell's Favorite 11 Staircase Metal Tread Design Photos And Ideas

Rytis Mikulionis relaxes on a sectional sofa of his design, below a monumental Bul reading lamp by Ligne Roset. He gazes at the winter haze streaming through a grand picture window, the flat’s only source of natural light.
Ab Rogers dons a bold suit that suits the spirit of the accompanying decor he designed.
The kitchen is situated in a sunken basement, underneath the staircase’s walnuts steps. The same joiner who built the house’s timber elements built the white cabinetry which are finished in a 40% gloss lacquer. Silestone countertops and integrated appliances maintain the space’s simple lines. Additional storage is fitted under the staircase.
The trip from garage to first floor is through a wood-clad spiral staircase that resembles a giant slatted barrel.
The sharp ridgeline and soaring soffit reference a tent-like experience in an architecturally elegant way.
A perforated-metal staircase in Benjamin Moore’s Flame and built-in cabinetry in various shades of blue highlight Fougeron Architecture’s bold reinvention of a narrow row house in Noe Valley for a couple and their daughter.
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An interior, custom-made steel staircase with floating treads and a minimal handrail, lead to the roof deck above.

Whether grand and sweeping, rendered in wood, or a minimalist arrangment of metal and glass, the modern staircase is an example of literally elevated design. With its strong, geometric shape and functional importance, a masterful staircase can serve as the centerpiece of a building. Below are some notable examples of staircases that refuse to be ignored, and the creative tread and railing decisions that comprise them.