4 Staircase Wood Railing Cable Railing Design Photos And Ideas

Two-inch-thick bamboo treads and a bamboo handrail on the stairs lead the way to the second floor.

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.