Houzz is the new way to design your home.
If price was no issue, this is about what I'd do
Use decking slats?
A totally different look than I'd been thinking, but still modern and would show off some carpentry...
Looking at the bent rod (could be EMT)
Note the double pattern in the railing standards
stair only if we did this?
Attachment of balusters
Use of steel on surrounding area