394 Staircase Metal Railing Design Photos And Ideas

Stairs were custom-fabricated and welded on-site during construction.
A central stair allows for passive ventilation through the home, while serving as the homes central axis.
A strategically placed skylight floods the stairway core of the home with natural light.
Stair and Entry
The boys sit  on the staircase, which leads to a large basement playroom. LED strips under the custom handrails provide light.
The walls of the stairwell are made of board-formed concrete painted black. “Everything in the house is experimental,” Mehdi says of the atypical dwelling, “the materials, the layout, the garden, the exterior.”
A steel elevator, wrapped by a staircase, anchors the home and descends downstairs to the bunk room.
A catalyzed finish has been used for the cabinetry under the stairs.
The large windows open up the interiors by creating double-height spaces that draw natural light into the heart of the house.
From the double-height entry hall, a staircase leads to the living area on the new upper level.
A slim, open-tread staircase contributes to the lightness of the gallery.
Lambert & Fils' Dot Line Suspension lamp hangs over an Allais Table by The Gaspé.
On the upper level, the master suite looks across the open space to an expansive deck.
A floating wood staircase hand-painted by artist Tess Thomas  adds more than a pop of color.
interior stairs with galaxy faux finish wall
My favorite photo, the stairs through the over-sized living slider
Jewel in the apartment: The industrial form of the anodised aluminium staircase is precision manufactured and finished to be iridescent and soft the touch. Beneath, the ephemeral neon light contrasts with it natural flowing shape.
Studio David Thulstrup incorporated green spaces into this old pencil factory in Copenhagen to transform it into a modern home for photographer Peter Krasilnikoff.
Foyer 01
Foyer 02
The mezzanine is accessed via an industrial-style concrete staircase.
Concrete and timber meet again on the stairs that lead to the upper level.
Entry/Foyer
Living room space, integrated between a horizontal relation of external areas.
The largest single piece of steel in the staircase is 17 feet long and 10 feet tall.
Assembled from 5/8” thick plate steel with white oak treads, the staircase took eight months to fabricate, assemble, and paint.
The home is organized around a central, three-story staircase constructed of 5/8” thick plate steel. The stair acts as a hingepoint for the various programs, with rooms and hallways unfolding from it on every floor.
Stair Riser + Rail Detail
Stair Elevation
Stair
Stair Guard custom fabricated by Davey McEathron Architecture
Upon entering the abode, a sculptural, folded-plate staircase immediately catches the eye.
The Lego stair as a growing playground
The steel staircase is one of the mansion's most unique features.
A staircase with Nordic Oak treads and a slatted steel guardrail.
The new staircase was installed next to old windows on the east wall, and ascends to a light-filled hall above.
The elegant walnut steps are paired with a railing made of natural, hot-roll steel.
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.
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.
A skylight runs the length of the stairs, allowing natural light to interact with interior surfaces.
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

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.