Stairs can do more than enable movement on and off a deck. The flared design of these stairs adds visual interest to the space as well. White Fiberon Horizon Railing paired with black metal balusters adds a smart finishing touch that enables easy viewing of the surrounding yard.
The vaulted ceiling kids' bedroom in the HGTV Green Home 2010 has a bunk bed made from industrial metal pipe railing and stairs. A cozy reading nook with a comfy orange chair is illuminated by paper-mache lamps.
This inviting foyer features a black metal spiral staircase with matching railing and wood stair treads. A glass hexagon chandelier is positioned above a round mirrored glass table with potted flowers. A black dyed cowhide rug finishes off the look of the space.
This striking double height foyer has a modern floating stair case with glass and metal railings, white upholstered bench, contemporary accent tables, and views into the living room with modern gas fireplace.
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.
Classic and contemporary elements meet in this sleek, clean-lined home. Weathered wood and Oriental carpets form a pleasing contrast with gallery-white walls and modern glass-and-metal doors, windows and stair rails.
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.
This sunny pool area features built-in steps that lead to a neutral stone poolhouse. Neutral tile stairs with metal railings lead the way to an outdoor area with a wood paneled overhang, providing a shaded place to relax.
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.
This traditional entryway opens up to a dramatic chandelier, tall ceilings and exposed wood beams. An archway leads to a sophisticated, cozy sitting room with built-in bookshelves and comfortable white armchairs. Gray railings are paired with black metal rods for an elegant descend down the stairs.
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.
The island countertop in this transitional kitchen features local Alabama white marble, cut to mimic the shape used in the stair railing, eyebrow gables and dining room chairs. The island itself features a rich, dark finish that contrasts nicely with the cool gray cabinetry on the room's perimeter. A mix of traditional and modern elements adds interest to the space, from the leaded glass cabinet doors and apron sink to the industrial-inspired pendants and acrylic-and-metal barstools.