144 Staircase Metal Tread Design Photos And Ideas

Ulanowski worked with a number of talented artisans and fabricators to create the many bespoke items such as the staircase, glass art, chairs, bed frames, and tableware.
"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.
Perforated black metal has also been used in the design of the staircase.
Sleek concrete tread stair meets polished concrete flooring on lower level
Feature stair
The stair up and down next to the 3 story book shelf
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.
Interior View
The greenhouse structure is clad entirely in translucent acrylic glass.
Instead of a simple railing, Gracia has installed a sculptural metal screen that lets views and light seamlessly pass through.
Stairs
The industrial stair leads to the upper level, where the bedrooms, bathrooms, and play space are located.
This compact extension at the rear of a suburban house includes a ground-level garage on its street-facing side, a studio guest suite on the first floor, and a roof deck—all of which are designed to be versatile and convertible. The solid brick facade is softened by a roof parapet with a U-shaped curve, a sculptural spiral staircase that links the pool to the roof deck, arched doors, and circular windows.
Like the pavilion holding the public spaces, the structure containing the bedrooms is clad in glass on the interior sides facing the courtyard, allowing a constant connection to the outside. Rodriguez (with dog Lupe) designed the steel stairs leading from the mezzanine-level home office to the master bedroom below. The stairs were fabricated by Austin-based Steel House MFG.
Rytis Mikulionis relaxes on a sectional sofa of his design, below a monumental Bul reading lamp by Ligne Roset. He gazes at the winter haze streaming through a grand picture window, the flat’s only source of natural light.
Ab Rogers dons a bold suit that suits the spirit of the accompanying decor he designed.
The kitchen is situated in a sunken basement, underneath the staircase’s walnuts steps. The same joiner who built the house’s timber elements built the white cabinetry which are finished in a 40% gloss lacquer. Silestone countertops and integrated appliances maintain the space’s simple lines. Additional storage is fitted under the staircase.
The trip from garage to first floor is through a wood-clad spiral staircase that resembles a giant slatted barrel.
The sharp ridgeline and soaring soffit reference a tent-like experience in an architecturally elegant way.
A red metal spiral staircase leads to the second-story office.
The architects were able to work with the property's steep topography by creating three distinct levels for the home.
A perforated-metal staircase in Benjamin Moore’s Flame and built-in cabinetry in various shades of blue highlight Fougeron Architecture’s bold reinvention of a narrow row house in Noe Valley for a couple and their daughter.
Stairs
Staircase-VILLA CP
An interior, custom-made steel staircase with floating treads and a minimal handrail, lead to the roof deck above.
Stairs lead up from the garden to the pool and deck.
The steel stair treads delicately land atop a white brick base. A brass handrail completes the circulation.
Architectural in use, the stair is also a sculptural composition of a palette of metals.
Stairs
A simple material palette of brick, concrete, ties and wood gives the homes an warm, contemporary atmosphere.
Exposed brick walls work with a black steel staircase and polished concrete floors to give the interiors an edgy and modern atmosphere.
Seen here from the entrance level, the sculptural stair emphasizes the home’s verticality and opens up what had been a low-ceilinged, dark interior.
Entering the apartment from the street level, guests meet a dramatic, three-story atrium and a feature staircase. A glass balustrade heightens the effect.
On the first floor, a gentle ramp ensures accessibility to common areas; all passageways are at least three feet wide. “Our goal was to accommodate a wheelchair without having the house feel designed differently at all,” says principal Lisa Gray. The builder on the project, Scotty McClelland, has known and worked closely with the families for many years.
Beyond the second-floor landing, a garden roof filters rainwater and provides insulation.
The materials are limited to white millwork and white oak. “When we come home, we want something serene,” Broughton says.
Main stair

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.