439 Staircase Wood Railing Design Photos And Ideas - Page 4

The garden walkway leads to a double-height entry hall with a contemporary chandelier composed of pendant lights of varying shapes.
“We put a big skylight over the stairwell in order to bring light into the center of the house, and we opened up the stairwell to maximize how much light reached the first floor,” Barker says.
Breuer’s signature floating staircase features abstract geometric cut­outs.
One of the greatest design challenges, according to Franz and Paré-Mayer, was reimagining the dark, unfinished garage space in a way that would “establish [it] as primary, instead of an afterthought to the original floor above.” This was achieved by layering open, linked spaces on the ground floor and sticking to a few carefully selected materials for cohesion and fluidity. There are hardly any hallways in the home; every space serves a function. Polished concrete floors continue throughout the new living level, and a bent metal dining chair with a reclaimed Douglas fir backrest made by Scholz sits in front of an open white oak staircase.
Thick slabs of walnut serve as treading on the staircase.
A stairwell leads up to the reconfigured living spaces and principal bedroom on the upper floor.
Another variation on the pattern, designed by architect Tim Bade, appears on the brushed-aluminum guardrail.
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Ghoniem recarpeted the stairs.
The runner for the stairs leading up to the attic were painted Dark Kettle Black by Valspar.
A floating staircase connects the different levels.
Light filters in from all sides and falls through the home's "canopy" of trees.
Stairs lead from the entry to the upper level with the bedrooms. The wood-paneled, vaulted ceiling adds warmth to the double-height space.
Staircase and the extended passageway
Duratherm windows paint the black brick wall of the staircase with sunlight.
The wood cabinets, floor, structure, stairs, and wall paneling all work together in the interior of the Rush House, which keeps visitors from feeling consumed and overwhelmed by all the wood finishes because of great lighting, high ceilings, and large expanses of windows with views to the outdoors.
Dining area, looking toward central stair and entry alcove.
CAB Architects deftly hid appliances, pantry storage, and a litter box for the owners' two cats in the cabinetry beneath this staircase.
Upstairs, the private spaces comprise four bedrooms and a separate lounge.
The concrete stairs and burnished concrete floors throughout are complemented with Tasmanian Oak stair treads and balustrade details.
The second floor is flooded with light; windows line the common corridor spaces.
Wide-planked white oak wood flooring is echoed in both the wooden dining table and the floating wood treads of the stairs leading to the second floor.
The Dinesen staircase descends along a wall of fluted Carrara marble.
The revamped staircase blends traditional and modern.
Stewart-Schafer finished the existing staircase and railings by hand. All of the spindles are painted black to give the traditional formwork a modern aesthetic.
Super White Eggshell Benjamin Moore paint give the walls a crisp, fresh feel.
Carefully placed modern touches illuminate restored details in the home. An industrial-style pendant, which Jeff and Jason created themselves using a DIY instructional kit by lighting designer Lindsey Adelman, hangs from the intricate millwork in the entryway. The print is by photographer Anna Wolf.
After restoring and renovating the interior of their four-story brownstone in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, Jeff Madalena and Jason Gnewikow—creative entrepreneurs and self-described interiors obsessives—outfitted the historic 1910 space with a minimal black-and-white palette, down to the stair railing and original moulding and wainscoting. Sparse, modern pieces—like a two-pronged sconce they designed for the parlor-floor landing and a Cy Twombly print in the adjacent family room—provide elegant counterpoints to the architecture.
The stair features custom installations by lighting designer Johanna Grawunder. When turned off, the panels appear as mirrors; when on, reflecting LED lights, giving the twisted stair forms an exaggerated “funhouse-like” effect.
The stair’s folded volumes juxtapose solid wood forms with light-filled voids.
The stairs are made of fumed and stained-engineered oak with a solid oak cap. Thanks to its complex geometrically, no level is the same.
The striking interior stair was originally designed as a light well to filter light from above deep into the interior space.
Simple, refined details transform this atrium space into a contemporary, architectural solution that blends nicely with the existing framework.
By incorporating wood slats into the stair wall, light from above is able to pass farther into the space between levels.
The interior stair is composed of floating treads sourced from trees cut down on the  property. A mix of oak, maple, and birch, each step is different and unique.
Wood-clad stair treads and risers are accented by an open, framed wood wall and stone fireplace. The interiors are an assemblage of minimal, raw materials.
Thompson wanted to create "layered and veiled spaces" inside, which was achieved with multiple places to gather in the main corridor. The corridor is open from the second floor down to the basement, and has a combination of skylights and windows for ample light. Paradis MetalWorks supplied the rail and stair stringers.
A view from the upper floor down the circular staircase to the game room below. The flaring, circular staircase was built using I-beams bent in Seattle.
The home was designed to complement the clients' extensive contemporary art collection. The pendant lighting fixture is by Lindsey Adelman Studio.
The lower floor is built at a high section of the slope—about 1.65 feet below the ground—to create a living area that’s embedded within the terrain.
From the living lounge, wooden stairs lead up to the bedrooms.
A succulent wall adds texture and greenery to the home.
The light-filled stair wraps around a primitive factory elevator shaft.
Stairs lead down to a the ground floor that houses a guest apartment, a two-car garage, and a weight room.
The ground floor consists of the public space with ample room for entertaining, while all the private living spaces have been delegated to the second floor.
After: the entrance foyer and stairs.
Before: the entrance foyer and stairs.
My favorite photo, the stairs through the over-sized living slider
The status of the salvage floorboards as an historical found object is further challenged by their use to clad the modern, open-riser staircase that connects the second and third floors.
View from back to front of house.
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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.