151 Staircase Wood Tread Metal Railing Design Photos And Ideas

The lobby and all of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge’s interiors were designed by INC Architecture & Design in partnership with Starwood Capital Group. And for however beautiful the lobby is, the rooms are the place you don’t want to leave. In the case of our visit—a family of four spending three nights at the hotel—that’s saying something since we stayed in the Skyline 2 Beds room, which offers two double beds. After the first night, we wished we’d been able to upgrade to a suite: Two people in a double bed does not make for the best sleep, even if it’s on a hemp-blend mattress wrapped in organic cotton sheets. But we consoled ourselves by opening our massive sliding door, nestling into the built-in seating area that’s covered in nubby textiles and gazing out at the view of the Statue of Liberty. "Every room has a floor-to-ceiling sliding window that opens to that landscape and makes you feel like you’re on a balcony," Marvel says.
The interior consists entirely of exposed concrete accented by wood. The ground floor features double-height ceilings that maximize natural light from the lightwells above.
Mitchell wanted to detail the solid oak staircase with that same sense of openness, even though its materials are heavy. “We used a lot of raw steel and wood on the interior of the home,” Mitchell said. “This carries the authenticity of real materials from the building exterior to the building interior.” A custom fireplace sits on the patio.
The Bunnings found the boulder that marks the entryway (above, left) during the home’s excavation.
Inside, a suspended staircase rises up past the couple’s bookcase over a well-lit seating nook.  Aalto stools by Artek join Eames molded plywood dining chairs by Herman Miller to give an especially modern touch to the kitchen.
A staircase with white walls and light colored wood floors.
Lofted mezzanine floors and bathrooms were added to the apartments. Room #1 is particulary bright and airy.
Ran and her brother, Gen, read on one of the structure’s 44 continuous steps.
Bookshelves add extra utility to the undulating staircase in Tokyo's 921-square-foot Coil house. The space was designed by architect Akihisa Hirata for Sakura and Ryo Sugiura, a young couple with two children.
Given Lima’s dry climate, the architects were able to introduce clever indoor-outdoor gestures such as an open stairwell, and semicovered walkways that allow the trees to provide cover.
In staircase, large spans of glazing frame views to the slopes beyond.  Wood Stair treads and a steel guardrail modernize the circulation space.  A George Nelson bench sits below the window, decorated by a Ohio Design Blocky.
Crowning the interior hallway is a Louis Poulsen PH Artichoke pendant, designed in 1958. The narrow apertures were designed to funnel the ocean breeze, contributing to the home’s passive cooling program. The walls are covered in American Clay, which helps to control humidity.
The entrance is highlighted by a custom walnut door designed by the architect, Jack Hawkins. Cheryl Chenault designed the interiors.
Paper lanterns from IKEA illuminate the lofted level. The structures, connected by sheltered walkways, frame a grassy courtyard. “Compositionally, I was trying to create bookends to the clubhouse.” Wells says. “I looked at all the parts in assembly.”
The materials are limited to white millwork and white oak. “When we come home, we want something serene,” Broughton says.
The open-tread stair leading from the garage to the second-floor living room sets the stage for a Star Wars–style duel.
Chris stained all the interior wood black, including this wall by the entry stairs.
The husband’s home office is furnished by a Toot lounge chair by Piero Lissoni for Cassina, a vintage Desk BO69 by Finn Juhl, and a Swivel chair by Hans Wegner. A custom picture rail, filled with family photos, is made of bands of wood that keep contents in place.
Though they give the appearance of bent plywood, each curved layer of the ribbed corridor was constructed with flat, laminated cutouts, including the rounded hand rail.
Tehrani designed the millwork throughout, collaboratingwith fabricator C. W. Keller + Associates. Seen from the foot of the central staircase, a set of blue, gray, and yellow Alphabet sofas by Piero Lissoni for Fritz Hansen furnish the family room on the first floor; the dining area lies just beyond, adjacent to the kitchen. A small aperture provides a peek into the second stairwell, which is situated at the center of the floor plan and leads to the garden level.
Opdahl House Interior Stairs
In the hallway, a yellow Raw chair by Jens Fager for Muuto pops against the white staircase.
Siegal chose a diagrid structure for the factory-built steel modules; polycarbonate panels create a luminous space beneath the stairs.
Designer and prefab proponent Jennifer Siegal’s home is a site of continual experimentation. To create the custom leather-and-rope-wrapped handrail on the new staircase, she collaborated with Nicole Blue and Gabriela Schweizer, interns at her Office of Mobile Design.
Staircase-VILLA CP
The staircase  follows the bedroom’s new primary material, French white oak.
A void created by the entry frames the stairway.
A cozy reading nook fits underneath the stairs, saving floor space in the 1690-square-foot home.
Rural and urban sensibilities mix indoors. The double-height living room nods to the loft-like spaces the family was accustomed to in Seattle; rough-hewn wood boards appeal to their "wabi sabi" taste in design.
Open stair treads, composed of rift awn white oak with a custom stain, allow light to pass through.
The staircase’s steel guardrail and the custom black bookshelf create a link between the kitchen, the living space, and the entryway.
Stair with yellow-filtered light through facade
Stair screen
Stairway with custom slat wall to give a hint of the stair beyond, while eliminating the need for extravagant, unwanted visual clutter of a railing.
The winding stairwell runs from the ground-floor offices all the way to the top of the house, creating an airshaft for natural ventilation and passive cooling.
Littlehampton Welding made the steel staircase on the third 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.

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