396 Staircase Wood Tread Design Photos And Ideas

Custom wallpaper, made by Joana Avillez and Payton Turner, offers whimsical illustrations of significant historical female figures who worked for social change.
A cylindrical glass staircase with Western red cedar and painted steel mullions dominates the front of the house.The stair treads, along with the floor, are made of recycled spotted gum.
Though they give the appearance of bent plywood, each curved layer of the ribbed corridor was constructed with flat, laminated cutouts, including the rounded hand rail.
The wooden staircase winds its way between the main living space and the sleeping spaces above.
Toys and coats are stored in the playroom, to keep the rest of the home neat and tidy.
From the alcove playroom, a ladder leads up to a mezzanine loft with a double bed and two single bed.
The skylights and light palette give the home a bright an airy feel.
Large windows and skylights provide ample natural light which is reflected off the larch interiors and white ceilings.
A staircase that connects the three levels of the house.
A reading nook on the second level.
A retractable ladder, and no built-in furniture or cabinetry in the main living area makes a range of layouts and arrangements possible.
Heating is primarily powered by geothermal energy.
A large, beautifully detailed wood pocket door allows the back of the first floor to be closed off from the rest of the floor, creating a private suite.
This flexible, double-height space is used as Julius' office.
All four bedrooms are located on the upper level.
The stairs double as auditorium-style seating.
Venlet’s prototype of the armless Emperor’s Hat Chair sits near his Cuppa coffee table, made of Cor-Ten and stainless steel.
The double-height interior features a kitchen and living area on the ground level with a sleeping loft above.
Stair Detail
The stairway leading to the loft bedroom.
The underside of the corrugated metal platform floors are left exposed.
A space of 2.3 feet between the platforms allow the floor surfaces to double up as shelves, tables or seating.
The wooden steps a sense of warmth to the simple, minimalist interiors.
Staircase-VILLA CP
Siegal chose a diagrid structure for the factory-built steel modules; polycarbonate panels create a luminous space beneath the stairs.
The floating staircase gives
Japanese "tansu" stairs with storage compartments underneath.
The Sholin's used Smartcore wood-effect vinyl floors in Tahitian Walnut for the new flooring.
The interiors are furnished in light colors that reflect the sunlight streaming in through the large windows.
The mix of m
“The hallway and courtyard are synonymous with each other visually, which has this very joyful quality about it,” says architect David Salmela.
Media Room
Open Stringer Staircase
Within, the split-level, 485-square-foot space accommodates up to eight people.
Custom stair made entirely of matching pine plywood.
The staircase was moved to be more prominently featured in the home's renovation. The owners' surrounding art collection makes it even more striking.
The lobby and all of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge’s interiors were designed by INC Architecture & Design in partnership with Starwood Capital Group. And for however beautiful the lobby is, the rooms are the place you don’t want to leave. In the case of our visit—a family of four spending three nights at the hotel—that’s saying something since we stayed in the Skyline 2 Beds room, which offers two double beds. After the first night, we wished we’d been able to upgrade to a suite: Two people in a double bed does not make for the best sleep, even if it’s on a hemp-blend mattress wrapped in organic cotton sheets. But we consoled ourselves by opening our massive sliding door, nestling into the built-in seating area that’s covered in nubby textiles and gazing out at the view of the Statue of Liberty. "Every room has a floor-to-ceiling sliding window that opens to that landscape and makes you feel like you’re on a balcony," Marvel says.
Large spans of glazing frame views outwards to the surrounding landscape as one circulates through the home.
Skylights brighten the stairs and corridor.
A central staircase creates a dynamic, semi-open space, with floating steps in solid oak, creating a flow that connects the house vertically in a harmonious and contemporary manner.
View from the guest entry provides a focus on the open staircase and out to the tall pines beyond.
A new staircase turns a corner at the large stone chimney, an element of the original house that the designers were careful to preserve.
The interior consists entirely of exposed concrete accented by wood. The ground floor features double-height ceilings that maximize natural light from the lightwells above.
Mitchell wanted to detail the solid oak staircase with that same sense of openness, even though its materials are heavy. “We used a lot of raw steel and wood on the interior of the home,” Mitchell said. “This carries the authenticity of real materials from the building exterior to the building interior.” A custom fireplace sits on the patio.
Continuity of exterior and interior materials can be seen in the living room, which is framed by the same Prorez cedar siding as outside. It complements a wood fireplace by Stûv, which is finished with bamboo verde stone and Montauk grey slate.
Kitchen Shelving + Stair + Fireplace

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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