Large glass balustrade panels and cantilevered illuminated treads combine to deliver an elegant, almost sci fi stair.
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The staircase seems to float and bend up from the floor, making it appear more like art than function via Home Designing
Steel wires hang around the staircase, enclosing it in a contemporary wrap whilst also forming part of the balustrade via Archiscense
The crisp Grey stringer and soffit work well alongside the hard lines of the unguarded floor edge
Bright red, diagonal staircases run alongside the building’s exterior (of course, the mandatory set of elevators also exist), which not only adds to the dynamism of the structure’s identity, but also keeps patrons from having to traverse the parking structure’s interior, especially at night when wayfinding is troublesome and safety and visibility are of the […]
Two tone grey horse-shoe steelwork with extremely tight curved inner section
The stair’s strong industrial aesthetic and gunmetal finish set just the right tone in the Imperial War Museum, London
Believed to be the longest span for a glass stair in the world. Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts, Toronto by Diamond and Schmitt Architects
Striking contrast between exposed brickwork and stark white tread units with steeply raking risers. Note how the treads being remote from the wall enriches the juxtaposition.
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 Olson Kundig Architects via Dezeen
Berlin townhouse by architecture office XTH-Berlin via Dezeen
The connecting stair becomes a rather celebrated architectural feature that also serves as orientation for the rooms looking on to it. The play of light around the feature stair is a simple but elegant architectural move, whilst the half-level relationship of floors allows unexpected and seemingly detached views across the spaces.by Maison E3 house Montreal, […]
Category: straight stairsDecember 4, 2013
Straight stairs executed in stone for the Archaeological Museum of Oviedo by PardoTapia Arquitectos
Perforated steel straight flight by British studio 1508 London. via Dezeen
Creative and functional design.
Neat shoe storage solution.
An iron staircase reminiscent of structural trusses connects the two floors of this house in Milan by Italian architects Roberto Murgia and Valentina Ravara .via Dezeen
Made in part from recycled materials this stair has various shapes and textures that combine to create a unique aesthetic
The secondary arts building at the University of Iowa will house this clean lined straight stair
A stunningly lit glass and cable stair located in a luxurious Tel Aviv penthouse
Building reg defying stairs (in the UK at least) with super slim profiled stringers and balusters
This glass-enclosed stair aims to highlight the progression from forest floor to the canopy above
This stunning and modern stair provides access through a historic naval supply yard in Plymouth, UK
Biology inspired staircase situated in a South Korean medical centre
Antique bronze loft stair with matching wall. A simple stair with stunning finishes!
Multiple timber staircases linking up a shared living space.
Category: straight stairsSeptember 12, 2013
Suspended straight staircase with very thin structure.
Category: straight stairsSeptember 6, 2013
A smart staircase with rubber treads and opaque screen.
Category: straight stairsSeptember 5, 2013
Very simple but effective use of monochromatic colours.
Large wall of patterned balustrade.
Following on from the lighting of glass, here is an idea for lighting the underside of a staircase.
Category: straight stairsAugust 15, 2013
Glass can be difficult to light. Here is one way of doing it.
Cool looking straight staircase with rounded edges
Minimal thickness of stringer clad in timber
Huge flight seamlessly incorporating seating
Straight flights with unsupported rest landings and lights integrated into the soffit.
Very simple but effective use of timber
Category: straight stairsJune 7, 2013
Very bright colours used to highlight the staircase and balustrade.
Storage and stair combined. Nice detail at the top to match underside of staircase.
Well executed straight staircase with timber components
Stair, bookshelf, seating, slide, all brilliantly combined
Shapely timber wall creates an exciting dynamic balustrade
For nature lovers!!
Lots of cables supporting an large handrail.
Minimalism is usually black and white. This orange is so vibrant.
Category: straight stairsMarch 28, 2013
Seems like an inexpensive and original way to guard an opening (is it strong enough?)
Very unusual balustrade comprised of repeating shapes which gradually alter.
Converted chapel boasts a really clean minimalist straight staircase with timber treads and no balustrade.
Glass treads lit up with nice purple lights
Straight staircase with corian solid balustrade which is shaped
Traditional patterns cut from thin sheet steel on this feature wardrobe staircase
Simple but effective timber balustrade
Black & white stair lit up with coloured lighting.
Unusual holey monolithic balustrade.
Laser cut circle balustrade.
Folded steel treads and oblique risers continuing to floor forming awesome sculptural shapes
Amazing loft conversion in Camden, London with a perfect shelving staircase combo to mezzanine
Excellent detailing with stringer set flush into timber panelled wall.
Now this has to be one of the strangest stairs we have seen
Love these tapered treads
Alternate stone and timber treads.
The stairwell has been clad entirely in timber to match the staircase to excellent effect.
Now this is a floating staircase!
Very simple stair but effective lighting makes it stand out.
Superb example of a minimalist staircase. We love the floating handrail and the tapering depth on those treads.
This large flight is orange which certainly makes it stand out
Awesome red and black floating staircase in an office
Not only are the tread multi-coloured, but also the recessed handrail.
Room divider, cupboard and red staircase in this converted church.
Category: straight stairsNovember 1, 2012
Glitz and glamour for this sparkly tread staircase in the Swarovski store on the Champs Elysée
Treads have angled edges, guarded by cables at the same angle. Interesting oversized tread arrangement behind staircase.
Nice curved tread and riser detail to this Norwegian Staircase
Flared balustrade at base of staircase has amazing flowing lines.
Organic corian balustrade and corian treads. Love the treads starting thin at the base and getting deeper up the flight.
Oak staircase with timber ‘through’ the glass and a recessed illuminated hand rail.
A large stainless steel and glass staircase with a LED wall
Ultra modern faceted floating staircase. Via be inspired by SKEW Collaborative
Simple clean zig-zag stringer stair, timber, glass stainless steel, Nice!
Concrete floating staircase. Brutal
This solid wall balustrade staircase uses the wall as a light.
Fantastic photograph of balustrade, rest landings and stairs all at different levels.
Wooden treads continuing past the risers, gaps in the supporting wall, along with the timber slope add charm to this staircase
Ingenious idea for basement access.
This glass and steel staircase has an usually high stringer.
This balustrade rather than boring circles has differing shapes. Amazing!
This timber staircase has a matching wall that is both open and structural.
This floating stair with glass treads is supported by a wall which has an amazing mural.
Stone walling combined with timber treads make a really good combo for today’s post
This timber stair provides a huge amount of storage space. Via archdaily, By Massimo Fiorido Associati
MVRDV dwellings in Copenhagen,
Open riser staircase using elm logs
Cool staircase with retro styling. Made from adobe.
Closed riser stair with up-lit glass treads produces dramatic lighting in this library
This large staircase in a theatre with dramatic lighting.
Large commercial flight supported entirely by cables
Interesting arrangement of balustrade and stringer