949 Staircase Design Photos And Ideas - Page 3

The Lego stair as a growing playground
The internal spirally-shaped staircase with the long skylight above
The steel staircase is one of the mansion's most unique features.
The Poul Henningsen pendant lights the stairwell. A cactus garden runs the length of the front yard and extends into the house.
A staircase with Nordic Oak treads and a slatted steel guardrail.
The open hallway and staircase increase the flow of light and feeling of airiness.
The new staircase was installed next to old windows on the east wall, and ascends to a light-filled hall above.
With an assist from preservation expert Lotte Van Hemelrijck, architect Thomas van Looij led the restoration, which included refinishing  or replacing a wall of sun-damaged Wenge wood panels.
The elegant walnut steps are paired with a railing made of natural, hot-roll steel.
A staircase leads up to private areas.
The stairs, built of white-stained engineered oak, connect the lower-level living area with the kitchen and bedrooms.
The split-level home opens to a glimpse of the breathtaking view.
The original floor plan of the RLC Residence did not provide a strong connection to the rainforest or the ocean. Therefore, the MIM Design team have reconfigured the space so that each room has been transformed into a sanctuary surrounded by nature.
The pillars are built of Douglas fir, while the sturdy footings are made from aircraft aluminum.
Inside, the vertical lines expressed by the exterior screen are replicated in the staircase that connects the four floors.
Carefully selected furniture items—by brands such as Desalto, Living Divani, and Ligne Roset—work together to complement the paired-back, elegant design of the residence.
From the dining and kitchen space, concrete stairs lead up to the upper level.
Open-tread stairs link the three floors.
The eye-shaped hole of the stairs volume
View of the stairs leading to the attic
The concrete staircase that leads to the basement is illuminated with LED strips.
The wood floors, white walls, and fresh pastille colored furniture and fabrics imbue the space with a cheerful Mediterranean atmosphere.
"Following natural daylight, going up along the steel staircase, we can see modified skylights, vertical lighting windows, and a pure outdoor space," says Liu. "This is the area we modified most. The whole building starts from light and vertical space."
A double-height entryway features both stairs and an elevator which lead to the elevated main level. The stairway design echoes the exterior siding.
Strategically placed light wells, screens, and openings allow light to move across the surfaces of the house throughout the day.
The room can be divided in two using full-height, bi-fold doors that sweep across the polished concrete floor as this photograph shows.
A vast, well-lit single space, the ground-floor room is currently used a workspace, but it could be adapted for other purposes.
There is a strong sense of the outdoors throughout the home, starting immediately from the entry.
The interplay of light and shadow draws you into the home.
A skylight runs the length of the stairs, allowing natural light to interact with interior surfaces.
Open wood stairs allow light to pass between levels.
Cliff Dwelling | Olson Kundig
Cliff Dwelling | Olson Kundig
Cliff Dwelling | Olson Kundig
Cliff Dwelling | Olson Kundig
Cliff Dwelling | Olson Kundig
Cliff Dwelling | Olson Kundig
Operable and fixed windows frame views and encourage cross ventilation. “I wanted to work within the limits of ordinary wood construction,” Mohamed says, “so it was a question of how big an opening we could make with wood.” The Kao suspension light is by Bruno Houssin for Artemide.
Duratherm windows paint the black brick wall of the staircase with sunlight.
A view from the upstairs.
Stairwell with skylight
Hope restyled the interiors to give the property an honest, contemporary feel.
Ulanowski worked with a number of talented artisans and fabricators to create the many bespoke items such as the staircase, glass art, chairs, bed frames, and tableware.
"We wanted it to be precision made with industrial materials, but to have an etherial iridescence that was soft to the touch. Through a long process of research and development with the fabricators, we created a finish that would do just this," says Ulanowski.
The eye-catching metallic blue staircase was produced by Joe Faller Fabrications.
stair with storage units below
Aranzazu House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
Aranzazu House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
new bridge and hangout space 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.