217 Staircase Wood Tread Metal Railing Design Photos And Ideas

Concrete and timber meet again on the stairs that lead to the upper level.
Entry/Foyer
Living room space, integrated between a horizontal relation of external areas.
Stair Riser + Rail Detail
Stair Elevation
Stair
Stair Guard custom fabricated by Davey McEathron Architecture
Upon entering the abode, a sculptural, folded-plate staircase immediately catches the eye.
The Lego stair as a growing playground
The steel staircase is one of the mansion's most unique features.
A staircase with Nordic Oak treads and a slatted steel guardrail.
The new staircase was installed next to old windows on the east wall, and ascends to a light-filled hall above.
The elegant walnut steps are paired with a railing made of natural, hot-roll steel.
The wood floors, white walls, and fresh pastille colored furniture and fabrics imbue the space with a cheerful Mediterranean atmosphere.
The room can be divided in two using full-height, bi-fold doors that sweep across the polished concrete floor as this photograph shows.
A vast, well-lit single space, the ground-floor room is currently used a workspace, but it could be adapted for other purposes.
The interplay of light and shadow draws you into the home.
Operable and fixed windows frame views and encourage cross ventilation. “I wanted to work within the limits of ordinary wood construction,” Mohamed says, “so it was a question of how big an opening we could make with wood.” The Kao suspension light is by Bruno Houssin for Artemide.
A view from the upstairs.
"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.
new bridge and hangout space above
View across the first floor
Potrero Residence Stair
A floating staircase leads up from the common area to the bedrooms.
Intricately-detailed stairs climb the tower, moving from exterior to interior and from more enclosed to more open spaces.
The upper level features long, black metal cladding and a series of glazed links.
Previously located in the kitchen, the staircase was moved to the space opposite the dining area, and was opened up with a delicate metal railing.
Interior View
Interior View
A floating staircase leads up to the bedrooms on the upper level.
Accoya ¬¬– a durable acetylated sustainably grown softwood ¬¬– was used as tongue-and- groove cladding on the walls and soffits, for fencing and screens, and on the interior as ceilings and stair guardrails.
"I wanted polarity between the skin—the solid, pure form—and for human interaction, I wanted warmth," says Christoph Kaiser. After bidding out millwork for an estimated $60,000, Kaiser decided to complete the work himself with the help of his neighbors.
The staircase leading to the bed also functions as a large wardrobe.
mini kitchen
Sculptural timber-paddle stairs lead up to the mezzanine bedroom.
Stair detail with curios and plants.  White oak and steel.
A detail of the mint green stair railing, where old meets new.
The color of the staircase brings a sense of personality to the space.
Located in the center of the home, the simple, yet striking staircase connects three floors.
A framed view is provided atop each turn of the staircase.
The staircase is a sculptural solution composed of wood treads, steel supports, and a steel guardrail that winds its way upward.
Timber stairs connect the entry to the upstairs bedrooms.
Staircase
Staircase
The staircase that leads from the ground-level apartment to the duplex.
Stairs
The new volume houses the dining area, which includes stairs to the bedrooms. The table is from Blake Avenue and the walnut chairs are from Room & Board. “You don’t want bright colors to take away from that relationship between the interior and the exterior,” Walker says.
Laboring over every material and line, this project is the result of rigorous design and planning with the clients. With a constant requirement for precision, the joinery and timing of materials throughout the home create clean, harmonic spaces that carry one throughout the home. Celebrating a truth in materials, white walls highlight the wide variety of finishes including clear timber, sandstone, marble, cork, concrete, and steel.
An elliptical concrete stair forms the pivot point of each floor of the house, anchoring them to the steep escarpment; the stair also wraps around a lift core that descends, mineshaft-like to link the rest of the house to the garage level.
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A spiral staircase leads to the lower level.
Glass panels brighten up and modernize the interiors.
The architects installed modern, floating stairs with a wooden tread and steel railings.
Next to the steel-and-wood staircase, which leads to the roof, a patch of glass flooring lets sunlight filter down to the bedrooms.

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.