599 Staircase Design Photos And Ideas - Page 5

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
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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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
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Teddy, an Australian Labradoodle, sits at the landing of the sleeping loft (left), which is located above the master suite.
Rockport, Massachusetts
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Another variation on the pattern, designed by architect Tim Bade, appears on the brushed-aluminum guardrail.
Austin, Texas
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A collection of art and design resources are stored on bookshelves.

Jersey City, New Jersey
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An installation by Willem Cole hangs in the gallery, which leads to an open stairway to the office and private bedrooms upstairs.
Stair to third floor family room
Small punched window brings morning light into second and third floors along stairwell
Level 1 interior entry
In the kitchen, slate-gray Ikea cabinets and a KitchenAid refrigerator provide a sleek counterpoint to American walnut floors witha matte lacquer finish.
Mario Plasencia, the architect, used wood to wrap the exterior stairwell.
Like the pavilion holding the public spaces, the structure containing the bedrooms is clad in glass on the interior sides facing the courtyard, allowing a constant connection to the outside. Rodriguez (with dog Lupe) designed the steel stairs leading from the mezzanine-level home office to the master bedroom below. The stairs were fabricated by Austin-based Steel House MFG.
“When I have parties, there’s always something to get people talking.”—Kenneth Montague
Custom "grasshopper" stair
Fabricated by Stocklin Iron Works and designed by Nebolon, the orange staircase features steel railings and treads made from IKEA wood butcher blocks. “We designed the open staircase to make the trip to the second floor fun,” the architect says.
Rather than a one-off custom piece, Baker designed the daybed as a prototype and worked with Ohio Design on its fabrication.
Sunlight is plentiful at every level of the house.
Staircase design in milled eucalyptus wood, designed by Marcante-Testa, built by Materia Design.
The “inhabited” landing foreshadows the intimacy of the apartments.
Steel stair and guardrail
Bachman Residence by Alden B. Dow
One of the more challenging aspects of the renovation, the staircase features a spine made of a single one-ton piece of powder-coated steel.
A striated concrete wall designed by Pollen Architecture & Design contrasts with the rough limestone rock of the home’s existing stair column.
“I love to play with Chinese symbols, with lights and surprises,” says Carbone.
Home of the Brave

In the ground-floor eating area, the design team wrapped the walls in rich walnut to instill warmth often found in mid-century homes. “Sometimes one bold move is enough. Be brave with fewer statements,” Kiely advises. “Go for the big thing rather than lots of little things.” Kiely’s Upholstered Dining Chairs from her House collection surround a Danish vintage dining table. Her Gloss vases adorn the hallway console, which is also from her House line.
The burled redwood slab from Aborica serves as a dramatic portal as you descend into the lower zone of the Escape Pad. The custom partition housing the tub and powder room area lie beyond. The custom metal works was by Metropolis Metalworks.
Entry bench, screen and stair
The wood-and-steel open staircase wends its way up three stories, supported by a concrete structural wall embedded with PVC tubes and bare lightbulbs.
Games and toys await in the entryway.

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.

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