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.
The rooftop deck of this modern California home overlooks a stunning view. Colorful outdoor chairs tie in with the home's multicolored exterior, which features shades of pink, yellow and teal. Modern metal rails provide unobstructed views of the surrounding hills.
Black metal railings give this rustic stone deck a contemporary look. The swimming pool flows underneath the outdoor living area for a cool tunnel effect. Breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains are visible from the dining room, which extends over the deck.
On HGTV's Fixer Upper, this shotgun home was totally transformed from the inside out. The house itself was moved from one location to another and the area on top was extended to create a loft area. The home features new windows, front porch, brick skirt and attractive landscaping.
The framing and built-in stairs in the bunk-bed unit are painted white, and black metal railing provides visual contrast. The skinnylap wall treatment adds texture while keeping a neutral backdrop. The lofted bed leaves a nook space perfect for setting up a study space.
The home's original door, with unique crescent-moon window, was retained but given a new finish with a pleasing gold stain that permits the wood grain to show. Charcoal gray trim and new custom metal railing offer tastefully subtle touches that make the house stand out.
A variety of materials are used to make the staircase in this gorgeous coastal-style home. Dark wood steps and blue-glass tile risers complement the horizontal metal railing and the white wood posts and baseboards. The blue tile lends color, texture and protection against scuff marks.
Wood, metal and stone combine to create a rustic stairway. Woven bowls are hung along the wall, creating a striking art display. A stone tile floor grounds the space, while metal railings pair with thick wood steps for a staircase that blends contemporary and southwestern charm.
This contemporary home's grand appearance is the result of an expansive curved wood paneled roof that encloses the main area of the home. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer an interior view of the home, while a wraparound porch with a black metal railing provides room for outdoor dining.
The metal railings around the deck do not disrupt the view and offers a clear view of the water. It's a perfect place to relax and entertain guests. The neutral color palette of the home continues onto the outdoor space, tying the indoor space to the outdoor space.
This estate home in Alexandria offers a renovated smoke house as the home office. Situated in the loft, a metal railing and wooden stairs lead up to a wall of built-ins and over to a rustic desk and rolling desk chair. The interior walls are made of original red brick.
This light and bright living room features a custom white spiral staircase at its center, complete with a metal railing and brown stairs. Several potted plants and trees throughout the space add a bit of natural decor, while plush gray armchairs with a matching ottoman provide a cozy place to relax.
Red-orange, high-gloss panels form an accent wall that turns this contemporary stairway into a focal point. Wood stairs and metal rails are clean and modern, and the wall panels, attached by magnets, conceal built-in storage. The staircase connects the 15th-floor pre-war apartment to a penthouse above.
Along this modern stairway, glass and metal rails connect with the unique glass and metal pendant fixtures that light the space. Lilac paint gives added definition to the curved architecture. Throughout the house, eclectic elements blend the client’s love of pattern and color with the ruggedness of the Park City, Utah, landscape.
This open living space derives its personality from a bright blue sofa and a funky animal-print bench. The room is crowned by a stunning staircase featuring sleek black metal railings. A hardwood table in the dining room seats several comfortably in simple upholstered chairs. Windows throughout the space keep the room light and glamorous.
This two-story loft in Boston's South End features new walnut stair treads that lead up to the master suite. A folding door with frosted privacy glass opens the bedroom to the foyer, while a desk attached to a black metal railing creates a functional work area with a fantastic view of the play space below.
A high-ceilinged foyer is surrounded by shiny metal beams and topped by a gridwork skylight that brings loads of natural light into this contemporary Reno home. Modern metal rails line the stairway and enclose the upstairs balcony, while bright vermillion walls give the space strong presence. A live tree in a mini-garden brings the outdoors in.