A sinuous wood handrail follows the curve of a custom wood banister on the staircase of this contemporary urban townhouse. The blond wood finish of the handrail takes its cue from the pale hardwood floors and pops against a dark brown wall.
This grand foyer is graceful and elegant in every aspect. Stunning crown molding, lavish marble floors and iron handrails are just a few of the noteworthy accents surrounding the sitting area and grand piano.
This staircase is more than a means to the top floor; rather, its metal rails and floating steps transform the feature into a major point of interest. What's more, the open sides allow even more sunlight to filter throughout the house.
This sleek staircase features perfect 90 degree edges on the beautifully shined wood steps. Steel cable rails add to the modern look as they flow beneath the black handrails. The darker tones look great against the clean white walls.
This is a beautiful image of the hand scraped white oak wooden staircase in this Texas home. The structure features functionality but also a design that is beautiful and modern. The look features a sharp transition from the white wall to the beautiful stained white oak. The natural wood grain comes through beautifully and adds a touch of rustic modernism to the area.
This wooden staircase doesn't need embellishments to make it beautiful. Vertical and horizontal natural wooden boards make up the walls and the stairs' foundation. Stained wood for the stairs and railing create a beautiful contrast. The layered railing creates a smooth and effective support for moving floor to floor.
Black framework supports the open staircase design. Wrought iron railing compliments the black frame and the unique curvature of the rods add natural decoration to the minimalist design. Wood steps feature sharp lines while the wood handrail is rounded for a softer finish.
The second story looks over the high, open living space for a connected and spacious look. The rich wood floor tone adds a warm color against the cool beige walls. Industrial black handrails are connected with wire railing for a perfect contemporary finish.
A vintage light fixture fills the open space to add subtle decor over the stairs in this hall. The handrail and newel caps compliment the hardwood floor coloring leaving the white balusters looking bright between the wood details. A classic, small sofa and framed mirror fit the simple and sophisticated style.