Heat-treated and lacquered copper for this statement feature. A panel running up the side used a post-oxidation process to bring out a range of colours including hints of red, blue and pink. Timber stair treads inlaid with specialist stone contrast with the copper material but complement its colour by Katharine Pooley
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A zig-zag glass cantilevered staircase lights up by an LED system by French designer Frederic Hamerlak
Kengo Kuma uses a grand staircase to transform a Tokyo warehouse into a shop . A huge staircase interspersed with trees winds up to the entrance of this former Tokyo warehouse that Kengo Kuma and Associates has converted into a lifestyle store and cafe via Dezeen
Red and yellow staircase suspended in mid-air by Edwards Moore via Architecture and Design
From outside the staircase and movement of the workers inside can be seen, and the design allows an interesting but limited view of the inner workings of the corporation and other staircases by architect Masato Sekiya via Dezeen
of internal feature stairway connecting all floors and promoting ease of movement throughout the workplace, to improve internal communication, encouraging greater productivity. It has already provided a positive impact on the company’s performance and well-being. PTTEP Headquarters designed by Hassell Studio
Juilliard School part of a major redevelopment plan for the Lincoln Center, project on which DS+R has been working with FXFOWLE. The details on this project are stunning, specially the stairs via Archdaily.
Float in the air Staircase by Francesco Librizzi Studio.
The grand stair at The American Institute of Architects Pennsylvania Chapter has awarded a Silver Medal, the institute’s highest honor, to Spillman Farmer Architects for their highly successful ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks.The stair starts as a plinth rising up from the earth and becomes structurally and visually lighter at each turn. At the second level, the stair takes on a circular shape, a detail drawn from the steel stairs that circle the nearby blast furnaces via Bustler
The design of a central helical steel stair relied on extensive computed stress analysis to allow the optimisation of its coiled stringer and cantilevering treads to a daring tenuity by Grimshaw Architects for a project called Horno 3: Museo del Acero via Dezeen
The staircase is composed of 23 huge marble circular forms which are edged in brushed brass and create the steps to this phenomenal form.The space is dominated by a show stopping staircase. There was a deliberate design intention to ensure anyone entering automatically be drawn up the staircase to where the majority of retail space is and an iconic in-store bar for Scenarium in Ekaterinburg by Sybarite retail architects
Cantilever milk white laminated treads compliment the white oak interior by Ramón Esteve Estudio via Fubiz
Although by now we must be aware that the Japanese lifestyle is one based on minimal simplicity and self-reflection. And while this Super Thin staircase structure may look absurdly small to the rest of the world, it may not be that odd for what renters are used to in Japan. Talk about your ‘out of the box’ thinking…the Cherry Blossom is indeed a nice touch for this Japanse house.
Glass helical staircase with backlighting for German clock Museum
Located in what is known as the Godzilla House by Chae-Pereira Architects in Seoul Korea, these suspended stairs float along a curved wall and are lit by the hidden windows above
for this superyacht.
Minimal staircase with the merest sliver of a balustrade. Open maple treads nonchalantly cantilever out from a sinuous white flank wall by Rick Mather Architects.
Large timber treads for Leeds Performing Arts building by Opsis Architects via Archdaily
Striking tight radii balustrade; glass used for the outer balustrade and formed acrylic on the inner for the super tight curves via Interiormagazines
Project: Jack Vartanian, São Paulo, Brazil, rounded forms of Enzo Berti chairs contrast with the angularity of steel stair balustrades at Jack Vartanian, a jewelry boutique in São Paulo, Brazil. Via InteriorDesign
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Dezeen’s top 10 staircases of 2014.
Spiral stairs with vertebrae like treads by architect Agustín Hernández via UNCUBE
Oak cantilever staircase with uneven triangular treads make this a very exciting design by Gerstner Architects via Houzz
Starting as a spiral turning straight steel staircase with interesting steel rusty finish balustrade designed by Gerstner Architects for an apartment in Tel Aviv via 1kinddesign.
For a flat’s renovation in Brussels, design firm Jo-a designed a central, wooden and helical staircase. Inspired by helicopter’s helix, this staircase is 4 meters high and doesn’t have a shaft in order to optimise light and accentuate the spiral shape via Fubiz.
This staircase is a walk-through sculpture designed by the “Dreihausfrauen” group of architects who are graduates of the Düsseldorf Academy of Arts. The staircase combines two apartments joined together to form one unit in Düsseldorf. This multi-functional element is made bookshelves which form a staircase, creating a library and stairs at the same time. The staircase encompasses the total height of both apartments (6,5m) and manages to combine these into one unit.
The front door opens onto a double height entry foyer where a sculptural stair draws the focus upwards.” say the architects. “The lines of the stair invite the natural and fluid transition from the ground floor entrance to the living spaces above.”Canadian Architects Naturhumaine have transformed an urban row house in Montreal. via Dailytonic
This installation is a muscular yet diaphanous stair with minimal connections to the walls.Live Wire called. Designed and built by architects Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu.The staircase is made from approximately 2,400 feet of aluminum tubing and rods. According to the architects the treads can support more than 100 pound per square foot.via Dezeen
Industrial look achieved by showing non polished materials with large robust fixings for this loft space apartment.
Making the staircase an interesting design by installing the stringer off centre. Le 205 Residence by Atelier Moderno via Architonic
Johnson Chou designed this uncommon penthouse at Candy Factory Lofts in Toronto, the spiralling staircase winds up by way of the center of the room, like an artful steel cage. How is this for eye candy?
Timber staircase by Paratelier via Interior Design
Glass cantilevered staircase with exciting recessed handrail detail making the orange jump out
The spiral staircase with metal frame forms part of an art collection of this Chigaco apartment collector via Architectural Digest
Cantilever staircase with interesting oak treads for a residential house in Tokyo by Apollo Architects & Associates via Archdaily
An extension to an historic building for the financial institution National Bank of Denmark created the need for an internal staircase. The building features a large atrium as well as nine-storeys. Arup worked with the architects to develop a steel-framed and glazed staircase into one entirely of structural glass, with twin skin systems suspended from […]
Cantilever treads in laser-cut steel is part of Patrick Tighe Arhitecture’s renovation of a 1961 house in Los Angeles via Interior Design
Open staircase seems suspended by steel cables for Hotel Xi’an designed by hospitality design firm HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates via Designmilk
A central staircase clad with vertical slats is found at the heart of the volume designed for Saint Laurent Store by Hedi Slimane via Fubiz
Two-tone curved steel & timber staircase with tight inner radius
An exciting design from our sponsor EeStairs.The DNA staircase by EeStairs is a captivating design solution characterised by two intertwined helical steel tubes at the centre of the stair, reminiscent of Mother Nature’s remarkable DNA strand. The recent installation in Monaco is a beautifulexample featuring laminated glass treads, glass balustrade and a polished stainless steel […]
Sci fi staircase characterised by cantilevered/suspended tread supports with a mirror by A21Architects
The stairs are Bali teak and the railing a beached sea trunks and boughs via onekinddesign
Minimalist staircase featuring a lightweight steel balustrade and plate steel treads and stringers via Fubiz
Large glass balustrade panels and cantilevered illuminated treads combine to deliver an elegant, almost sci fi stair.
The staircase located at the center of the apartment was designed as a sculpture in the space with more light and natural ventilation; with very subtle lines but protagonist of the space, it can be seen almost from anywhere in the public areas, it becomes the articulator of spaces and is replicated in other architectural […]
Steel wires hang around the staircase, enclosing it in a contemporary wrap whilst also forming part of the balustrade via Archiscense
An elegant appearance for this traditional and modern interior via rjedesign
300ft spiral staircase to give Chinese tourists a taste of the high life – as long as you don’t have a heart condition The 300ft spiral staircase has been installed on the wall of the Taihang Mountains in Linzhou to offer the thrill of mountaineering without the danger.
Technical detailing on the staircase to suit its environment. Treads include integrated lighting.
wieden+kennedy’s 50,000 sq.ft new york office space by WORKac via Designboom
via Design Sponge
Cantilever staircase by Saota architects
The frame is made of white-coated steel and the steps of smooth, light wood. It’s only connected to the second level of the apartment, and it gives the illusion that the structure is floating in mid-air. As you walk upstairs, the open risers allow you to see what’s below. All of this contributes to the […]
by Caprioglio Associati Architects via homeadore
Hills House in Kyoto, Wonderful Space Configuration Architecture via Viahouse
Metal spiral situated in an unconventional Japanese apartment designed with earthquakes and small urban footprints in mind
Helical staircase aboard super yacht at Monaco Yachtshow 2013
Building reg defying stairs (in the UK at least) with super slim profiled stringers and balusters
Multiple timber staircases linking up a shared living space.
Cells balustrade now has lighting integrated into the handrail.
There is almost nothing to this staircase, a few cables, treads and amazing location.
Floating treads with steel and glass support
Simple modern staircase with rest landings
Huge flight seamlessly incorporating seating
At Clerkenwell design week and wandered into Zaha Hadid’s new showroom and found a staircase!
We have seen many cantilevered type floating stairs internally but why not outside
Spiral stair built around the central roof support log in a DIY Log home in South Africa
Impressive glass, steel and timber staircase with no inner stringer
An elliptical staircase in a glass stairwell with black square framed glass
Copper type finish on an open spiral staircase.
Innovative use of an entertainment unit / bookshelf to access a loft space
Stair, bookshelf, seating, slide, all brilliantly combined
Shapely timber wall creates an exciting dynamic balustrade
Cantilevering timber treads with glass balustrade
For nature lovers!!
Lots of cables supporting an large handrail.
Minimalism is usually black and white. This orange is so vibrant.
An aluminium staircase with more stringy balustrade
Glass treads lit up with nice purple lights
All white and all steel spiral staircase.
Traditional patterns cut from thin sheet steel on this feature wardrobe staircase
Fantastic glass staircases suspended from a central post.
Unusual holey monolithic balustrade.
Helical staircase in a square opening with curved leading edge to treads.
Open riser helical staircase with concrete treads and timber monolithic balustrade.
Laser cut circle balustrade.
Laser cut balustrading which is composed of flowing lines.
The perfect combination of oak and stainless steel rods.
Excellent detailing with stringer set flush into timber panelled wall.
Hexagonal staircase supported by stainless steel rods.
Now this has to be one of the strangest stairs we have seen
Stair in 2 treads and a riser sections forming a Z
Now this is a floating staircase!