349 Staircase Metal Railing Design Photos And Ideas

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.
Open-tread stairs link the three floors.
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."
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.
The interplay of light and shadow draws you into the home.
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.
A view from the upstairs.
Stairwell with skylight
"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.
Concrete and timber meet again on the stairs that lead to the upper level.
Aranzazu House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
Aranzazu House - Besonías Almeida arquitectos
new bridge and hangout space above
Perforated black metal has also been used in the design of the staircase.
View across the first floor
The original concrete stairwell with metal balustrade
Potrero Residence Stair
Sleek concrete tread stair meets polished concrete flooring on lower level
Feature stair
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 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 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
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.
Sculptural timber-paddle stairs lead up to the mezzanine bedroom.
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.
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.
Timber stairs connect the entry to the upstairs bedrooms.

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.