4 Staircase Stone Tread Wood Railing Design Photos And Ideas

The stair treads are structural steel clad in stone over a steel plate stringer created by West Edge Metals.
The midcentury light fixtures blend well with the original slate floors and woodwork.
The Lofthaven tree house by ArtisTree

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.