875 Staircase Design Photos And Ideas - Page 3

The stair up and down next to the 3 story book shelf
A floating staircase leads up from the common area to the bedrooms.
Intricately-detailed stairs climb the tower, moving from exterior to interior and from more enclosed to more open spaces.
The use of mirrors, natural materials, and the sloped wall covered in shingles give the sense of indoor/outdoor living all throughout the home.
The white treads are edged in aluminum.
The staircase, which leads up to the loft, has been made from a huge maple log scraped of its bark and cut to hold a series of white treads.
"As soon as you walk in the front door, your eye is drawn to the circular skylight above, which casts directed light to the open stairs below," explains Modscape.
Open-riser stairs lead up to the master suite.
The staircase ascents to the bright and spacious upper level, which features high-vaulted ceilings.
The material palette of oak, birch plywood, and oiled pine—combined with the polished concrete floor—add a textural richness to the space.
The stairs are mounted on wheels so that they can be moved out of the way when residents need to access storage.
The thin white staircase contains open risers to let natural light pass through.
The pink staircase links the common areas in the lower level with the master bedroom above.
Natural light and outdoor views are invited in throughout the home.
A single roof connects the concrete volumes.
The terrace is visible as soon as one enters the property. It draws arriving guests into the heart of the home where they can instantly connect with the outdoors.
A wooden staircase leads up to the entrance of the house.
The upper level features long, black metal cladding and a series of glazed links.
Previously located in the kitchen, the staircase was moved to the space opposite the dining area, and was opened up with a delicate metal railing.
Interior View
Interior View
Upon entering the large glass French doors, one enters a living room with a spa-like bathroom to the left, and a drop-down galley kitchen on the right. A table and chairs slide out from the stairs to create a dining nook.
A floating staircase leads up to the bedrooms on the upper level.
Accoya ¬¬– a durable acetylated sustainably grown softwood ¬¬– was used as tongue-and- groove cladding on the walls and soffits, for fencing and screens, and on the interior as ceilings and stair guardrails.
"I wanted polarity between the skin—the solid, pure form—and for human interaction, I wanted warmth," says Christoph Kaiser. After bidding out millwork for an estimated $60,000, Kaiser decided to complete the work himself with the help of his neighbors.
The greenhouse structure is clad entirely in translucent acrylic glass.
The staircase leading to the bed also functions as a large wardrobe.
mini kitchen
Instead of a simple railing, Gracia has installed a sculptural metal screen that lets views and light seamlessly pass through.
The stair treads are structural steel clad in stone over a steel plate stringer created by West Edge Metals.
The staircase leads to the lower level, where there's a wine tasting room that doubles as a guest room.
“Middle Aged Charlie Brown” by David Buckingham hangs at the top of the staircase.
Sculptural timber-paddle stairs lead up to the mezzanine bedroom.
"Concrete ribbon stairs" with timber cantilevered steps have been inserted to create a modern contrast to the building's original un-plastered walls. The staircase has been designed so that it didn't touch the exterior wall.
Stair detail with curios and plants.  White oak and steel.
A detail of the mint green stair railing, where old meets new.
The color of the staircase brings a sense of personality to the space.
Located in the center of the home, the simple, yet striking staircase connects three floors.
Art by Time Hussey.
The floating wood stairs descend in front of a stone wall, which extends from the outside in.
To give a sense of containment to the newly expanded spaces, the team collaborated with interior designer Ina Nouel to infuse bright colors into the home.
A grand staircase was transformed into a floating cantilevered structure, bringing natural light into the lower rooms.
A framed view is provided atop each turn of the staircase.
The staircase is a sculptural solution composed of wood treads, steel supports, and a steel guardrail that winds its way upward.
The walls of the living area are covered in horizontal black slatted wood, which gives the interiors of modern, Scandinavian feel.
Timber stairs connect the entry to the upstairs bedrooms.
Rail-free stairs are unnerving for a first-time visitor, but they amplify the home's free-flowing sense of space and structure. The stairs were built inside one of the six concrete towers, and they lead from the central living space to the front door. The experience of moving from the enclosed stairway into the expansive open family area is dramatic.
A material palette of concrete, wood, stone, and marble both contrast and complement the native sclerophyll trees around the site.

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.