454 Staircase Wood Tread Metal Railing Design Photos And Ideas - Page 5

A catalyzed finish has been used for the cabinetry under the stairs.
The large windows open up the interiors by creating double-height spaces that draw natural light into the heart of the house.
From the double-height entry hall, a staircase leads to the living area on the new upper level.
On the upper level, the master suite looks across the open space to an expansive deck.
A floating wood staircase hand-painted by artist Tess Thomas  adds more than a pop of color.
interior stairs with galaxy faux finish wall
Foyer 01
Foyer 02
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.
The largest single piece of steel in the staircase is 17 feet long and 10 feet tall.
Assembled from 5/8” thick plate steel with white oak treads, the staircase took eight months to fabricate, assemble, and paint.
The home is organized around a central, three-story staircase constructed of 5/8” thick plate steel. The stair acts as a hingepoint for the various programs, with rooms and hallways unfolding from it on every floor.
Stair Riser + Rail Detail
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.
There is a strong sense of the outdoors throughout the home, starting immediately from the entry.
The interplay of light and shadow draws you into the home.
Living space detail.
A skylight runs the length of the stairs, allowing natural light to interact with interior surfaces.
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.
The rear of the house was expanded to include a family room and an open stairwell that leads to the kids’ bedrooms.
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
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
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.
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.
The staircase that leads from the ground-level apartment to the duplex.

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.