Houzz is the new way to design your home.
Use of space surrounded by stairs.
Multiple square shaped landings. Horizontal railings rather than vertical posts.
Bead board for stairwell walls?
Could you have a fold down seat that could be folded up if you had to take furniture upstairs?
Clean, bright, light, airy. A lot of glass (doors, transom).
Center of stair well enclosed for storage/future elevator. Window. Short runs of stairs.