Step on style - 12 staircase design inspirations for your home sweet home

Interior Design Ideas & Tips Dated:  Jan. 8, 2016
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Staircase Design Idea by Architect Channa Horombuwa

Stairs are indeed those structures that take you  to greater heights ( yes,  in the literal sense!). But is  that all about them? Can't these be of any help to enhance your home's aesthetics? Well, as pictures speak more than words, this article will answer this question.

You are just  scrolls away from being inspired for making one for your home.

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A perfect staircase for a contemporary look. The room flaunting shades of brown and orange gets a suitable stairs, that inspite of being woody, does not block the natural light coming from behind because of floating stairs.

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Looks like a 3D picture? Well, don't be surprised to know that its an ultra trendy stair case. The treads floats yet not truly,  as it is just one big piece of metal twisted and turned make this whole stair. The alternate black and white steps adds to the visual effect.

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A sleek and slender staircase swirling to the top floor.
The matte black staircase fits perfectly with the white background. The floating stairs give an elongated look to the building.

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A pleasant view of a zigzag fashioned staircase, where the risers are hollow from the middle, making it a thing of beauty more than a utility one. The railings too are kept minimalist with thin newels and thread like horizontal balusters.

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One of the traditional stair case designs which is an evergreen choice for many of us. The dark brown stairs gets a creamy topping with a second off-white carpet board. The staircase gets a lift with the gorgeous balusters.

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Stairs done in elevator style!
A common staircase design becomes extraordinary with the use of sleek railings. Usual balusters are avoided. Instead the void is filled with tempered glass. The elevator look is complete with a tripled layered base.

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A typical English style staircase giving you more than just stairs!! It is a common scene that when we go for the conventional stairs, a lot of space is wasted underneath. But not when you have something like this.

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Inspired by the Japanese architectural design, the staircase design is unique in many ways. Concrete  solid edges is coupled with boxy wooden blocks as treads. Most importantly, the stairs are luminant, an innovative idea to lit the space.

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The space saver staircase is here !!! Thinking of adding a floor to your house and confused about how to link the two floors (without much alteration to your ground floor)? Don't worry !! as you have  the option of having a retractable staircase.

This will definitely be the coolest idea to connect the two floors when you don't want to meddle with the settings on the lower floor.

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The staircase looks like a beautiful, long wood shaving. The swirled design not only is a delight to watch but also saves space that would have been used up if it were to be a traditional sloping one.
The treads are kept sleek with no risers, which adds to its clear, uncongested look.

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True, the power of imagination is unimaginable. The staircase design above can make you believe that.

A staircase where the treads become the railings. Individual blocks become the initial treads. As the height increases, the tread expands to become the railing and again ends up being a tread.

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No matter how hard we get hit by the winds of modernity, some amongst us still admire the ancient styles and concepts. The design above is for them. 

An elaborate wooden staircase with exquisitely craved railings that reminds us of the 'palaces turned museums' we visited in our childhood. The treads, wide and curved with low riser,  make a perfect blend of aesthetics and convenience.

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