909 Staircase Design Photos And Ideas - Page 10

Axel sits on the staircase, which like all the internal and external cladding in the house is made from Douglas fir.
On the mezzanine level, different styles and eras complement each other, from the Georgian staircase to the sheets of glass and the Lola Convex Mirror to the James Irvine sofa.
The single skylight helps light the artists' workstation. The simple interior, really a shed with smooth concrete surfaces, provides a stark yet airy space for creative pursuits.
The staircase  follows the bedroom’s new primary material, French white oak.
The entrance features marble floors and a grand staircase. The home was built with sturdy 2x6 construction and features plastered walls throughout.
Plywood lines the stair walls.
By leaving the exterior walls of the neighboring structures exposed on their interior, Miro and Weiss guaranteed that the neighborhood’s history would be a part of their new home. Raw plywood and industrial-strength steel railings are balanced with custom finishes and signs of domesticity.
A couple enlist Butler Armsden Architects and Leverone Design to reimagine their home as a multigenerational meeting point. 
In 1963, landscape designer Lawrence Halprin devised a master plan for a community that would live in harmony with the natural environment. The resulting Sea Ranch, which stretches 10 miles along the Pacific coastline in Sonoma County, California, is characterized by timber-frame, wood-clad structures that are in dialogue with the local climate and terrain. Sited on a bluff within this pioneering community is the vacation home of a lawyer couple. After purchasing the residence in 2007, they lived in the home as it was for four years, even keeping the previous owners’ furniture. Envisioning a retreat that would accommodate their extended family and guests, they then recruited Butler Armsden Architects and Leverone Design to help guide the project.
A void created by the entry frames the stairway.
A cozy reading nook fits underneath the stairs, saving floor space in the 1690-square-foot home.
Rural and urban sensibilities mix indoors. The double-height living room nods to the loft-like spaces the family was accustomed to in Seattle; rough-hewn wood boards appeal to their "wabi sabi" taste in design.
Open stair treads, composed of rift awn white oak with a custom stain, allow light to pass through.
The staircase’s steel guardrail and the custom black bookshelf create a link between the kitchen, the living space, and the entryway.
Stair with yellow-filtered light through facade
The design of the house makes their lives easier by opening it out to the light and the outdoors. At the ground floor, the rear was dug out and expanded to allow for a living space and home office.
The sliding door and open shelves are by Matt Eastvold and are made of solid walnut. The ceiling features prefinished white oak and the floor is a thin cementitous product Ardex. this space serves as the main core of the home and connection between the living areas, entry, and bedroom areas.
A George Nelson Bubble lamp hangs in the stairwell.
Santa Monica, California
Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017
Stair screen
wood + manual lime brickwork + concrete
Making the most of a modest budget, the Hot Rod House relies on a single move—the insertion of a folded steel stair—to provide circulation while becoming a free-standing 3-D sculptural element. Large pivoting windows open the house to the outside. From a technical standpoint, the house serves as an on-going research project, e.g., the window frames double as the structural moment frame for the house, and the stair is constructed without stringers. Photo by Benjamin Benschneider.
Stairway with custom slat wall to give a hint of the stair beyond, while eliminating the need for extravagant, unwanted visual clutter of a railing.
The winding stairwell runs from the ground-floor offices all the way to the top of the house, creating an airshaft for natural ventilation and passive cooling.
Littlehampton Welding made the steel staircase on the third floor.
Gray Organschi Architecture performed the overhaul, including a 650-square-foot roof addition, reached by a wood staircase, that’s part of a five-bedroom inn for musicians.
New Haven, Connecticut
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Gothenburg, Sweden
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Architect Caroline Wilding, then of Denver-based Design Platform, led the renovation. The staircase needed some treads replaced, but “was left as original as possible,” she says. Wilding created the chandelier using wires from Color Cord and brackets from Home Depot.
Denver, Colorado
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Teddy, an Australian Labradoodle, sits at the landing of the sleeping loft (left), which is located above the master suite.
Rockport, Massachusetts
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Another variation on the pattern, designed by architect Tim Bade, appears on the brushed-aluminum guardrail.
Austin, Texas
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
An installation by Willem Cole hangs in the gallery, which leads to an open stairway to the office and private bedrooms upstairs.

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.