This modern stairway with custom rails is enclosed on one level and open on the next, forming a unique design and bringing maximum light into the home from the airy upper level. Broad windows provide both natural light and sweeping views.
From expansive glass block windows to a custom fixture the design team dubbed "Daddy Long Legs," this modern-eclectic stairway is filled with light and interest. A corrugated metal ceiling provides a cool contrast to the warm, textured walls. The team also custom designed the railing using pipe and mesh.
The sleek design of this modern home includes a bold, geometric stairway that cuts a jagged line across the vast white walls. The space's only color comes from art and lighting, including two amber-glass floor lamps that double as modern art. Wood finishes mix with white walls to bring both drama and warmth to the space.
Bleached wood floors, modern metal rails and expanses of glass create a stairway area with clean, modern style. The geometry of the steps is plainly on view thanks to the white walls and minimal metal railing.
One black wall in this sea of white turns a modern stairway into a focal point and spotlights colorful contemporary paintings. The narrow stairwell incorporates a unique coffered ceiling with integrated lighting as well as an open, slatted stair design that doesn't hide the art.
Glass rails open up this modern stairway, all but disappearing against the white walls. An entire wall of the upstairs hallway is used to create an open-plan office space, with built-in bookshelves that emphasize the home's horizontal lines. Loads of windows bring in natural light and showcase the sweeping views.
Sweeping lines define this modern staircase, which features pale wood steps that match the curving wood hand rail. The stairway's steel rails and blond hues are repeated in an artful modern sconce, while a patterned contemporary runner adds style and function underfoot.
This modern stairway is a true work of art. Wire-brushed oak floors and stairs are set against the glass railings. Recessed lighting highlights the details of this space, including the contemporary artwork.
Copious windows and angular elements allow for fun light play in this neutral, minimal and modern home. Modern steel rails along the stairway blend with the repeating lines of the slatted ceiling, creating harmony throughout the space. Stone walls and natural wood finishes provide an organic element to the design that helps tie the home to its rugged, natural site.
Lighting a stairwell is difficult even when your walls aren't covered in stone. Pendants, a uniform height above each step, do just the trick in this this striking stairway, keeping the space from feeling dark or dim.
The new wooden stairs from the front door entry, Leanne wanted to keep the original wood color on the stairs but create a modern feel by staining the railing a black color, as seen on Restored by the Fords.