Neutral marble tread and small tile risers create a subtly textural and classically timeless look on this spiral staircase. A decorative wrought iron railing is perfectly suited to the sophisticated feel of the design. A large chandelier hanging from the tray ceiling occupies the open, tall space.
An elegant, spiral staircase ascends to the second floor of this beautiful home. Spanish inspired art and large windows line the staircase, bringing color to the space as well as natural light and a sea breeze.
Designer Jonathan Rachman took a single piece of slivered art and interspersed each element with champagne smoke mirrors for a bold design element leading up the main stairwell at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014.
This stairway certainly doesn't fall into the mundane category that most utilitarian areas do thanks to an interesting stacked stone focal wall. The wall and streamlined iron railing provide a contemporary twist on the space.
Inspired by European Countryside, materials were carefully chosen to recreate the imagery and atmosphere you'd find in a historical home. Wood coffered ceilings and iron metalwork give the home a romantic Old-World feel.
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.
From the first floor to the second, rich wood stairs lead into the private spaces of the home. Halfway up a landing opens to the outside, keeping the stairwell bright and open. Off the landing, the staircase ascends to the second floor, providing access to the home's bedrooms.
A dramatic cascading chandelier lights a curving staircase in this luxury Miami Beach retreat. Sinuous lines characterize this space, emphasized by the circular design of the mosaic tile floor and the round pedestal table. A soft, neutral palette gives the space a relaxed, yet elegant feel.
Orange midcentury modern chairs flank the entrance to this contemporary staircase. A metal cable railing keeps with the space's contemporary aesthetic, while allowing the staircase to feel open and airy.
Clean white paneled walls and a blue-and-white stair runner with a geometric print guide visitors to the second floor of this two-story home. A darker railing creates the perfect contrast to the lighter walls.