As they follow the industrial-style staircase to the top floor, guests will pass the owners' home office on the second level. To visually separate this space from the landing, the designers hung large artwork around the chrome desk and chair and then pulled in a fawn-print rug.
A row of skylights looks down into this spacious and elegant dining room. A spiral wooden staircase in the corner adds lovely movement to the design. A long buffet lines one wall providing ample built in, organized storage. A rectangular wooden dining table is surrounded with traditional wooden dining chairs for a refined set up.
This open concept patio allows immediate access to the backyard area, while still providing overhead coverage. Neutral tiles are featured throughout and stainless steel outdoor furniture adds a sleek touch. A nearby stone staircase boasts a glass and stainless steel railing, complementing the overall look of the space.
A contemporary wood staircase with a dramatic profile ties in with a wood-plank ceiling, bringing warmth to this white-walled space. Massive windows in the living area can be blocked by floor-to-ceiling draperies for privacy and shelter from the sun's glare.
Natural light floods this modern white staircase, making the space feel bright and breezy. Glide down the stairs and enjoy pops of color from eight small squares of art. Light bounces off the tile floor at the landing and catches the slender statue and pair of mustard yellow armchairs.
The two-story great room of this northwest contemporary home has a towering window wall and steel and exposed wood structural beams. The floating steel staircase was locally fabricated and is the centerpiece of the entry. A comfortable tufted sectional centers on the raw steel feature wall that houses the TV and 72-inch-long ribbon flame fireplace.
This home was formerly a two family dwelling and was converted to a single family residence consisting of a kitchen and dining room on the first floor. The second floor hosts the foyer, formal living room and den, while the third floor contains three bedrooms and bathrooms for the family. Black and white staircases connect all three levels.
The dramatic entry staircase at the ground level is located beneath a central atrium, with a partial glass floor above to bring in natural light. Architect James Carpenter designed a dichroic glass prism that diffuses daylight from clerestory windows into a spectrum of colors that shift with the viewing angle.
The first thing guests see when they walk through the front door? Soaring ceilings, recessed lighting and a metal-and-wood staircase that leads to the home's second level. Because the condo has such an open floor plan, the designers used large area rugs to visually give the owners a distinct "dining room" and "sitting area."
"Colorful produce is a fragrant and easy way to add style to the entry," stylist Matthew Mead says. "Inexpensive fruits like green apples, tangelos and lemons" add interest everywhere, from centerpieces to the staircase, and create engaging focal points, he says. "Berries and sprigs of evergreen add a festive touch." Photo courtesy of Matthew Mead
Entering this Mediterranean masterpiece, guests are greeted with a beautiful, marble spiral staircase that leads down into an open seating area complete with built-in alcoves to display fine artwork. Lit by a perfectly situated fireplace and a gorgeous glass chandelier, this cozy seating area s perfect for formal entertaining.
Marble tile floor surrounds a decorative circular floor panel with deep green tile adding color to the neutral foyer design. Support columns create a solid frame for the space leading out into the house and down the open hallway. A curved staircase is based in the foyer further connecting the enchanting space to the house beyond.
This traditional hallway is given an updated twist with a two-toned, patterned floor runner. The pink and blue hues are illuminated by natural light from the door at the end of the hall. The wood storage unit creates a warm look opposite the light wall and staircase.
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.
The stockings were hung by the staircase with care — with zip ties to be exact. Secure the stockings in place so they hang just below the garland. Add a colorful bauble to identify each recipient. Take it a step further by personalizing each ornament with a name.
Looking in from the covered terrance, this luxury penthouse loft in Dallas, TX, features an open concept in style and design. The first floor living space couples a light-and-dark gray color combo that gives the space a lighter feel, while the concrete accents and metal staircase draw the eye to the second floor with a grand piano.
A new metal staircase, and a polished cement floor replaced the water damaged wood from the flooded basement at the Sarlo home. Water proof materials were chosen by the cousins in case of another flood. As seen on HGTV's Cousins on Call.
A modern black and white mural by Sam Eckersley contrasts with the old wood staircase with incised lines in an Atlanta home built in 1890. The renovated Eastlake-Style Queen Anne Victorian also has hardwood floors. The homeowner, Kelly Jackson, overall the design for the renovation.