The Chippendale balustrade can serve both decorative and functional purposes, as executed on this exterior staircase.
Chippendale balustrades are combined with square spindles here to keep the rail system from being too busy and to let the natural beauty of the seaside environment come through.
The ground-level porch columns align with the upper-deck newel posts here to create a uniform exterior facade. With solid knee wall sides the Chippendale balustrades help to make the second-story deck feel very open.
Although only the single front and center section of this New England porch rail is Chippendale, the jazzy geometric design still manages to enhance the entire look of the facade. It's the perfect budget-friendly alternative.
Used in conjunction with a screened-in porch, the Chippendale design enhances the interior just as much as the exterior of the home. The design is also mimicked on the fireplace screen.
Not often seen on interior staircases, the Chippendale balustrades in this Philadelphia home complement the bold white trim throughout the house.
Constructed out of white iron, these Chippendale balustrades are longer and leaner than typical wooden rail systems.
This expansive home uses the Chippendale balustrade as a protective barrier for double-hung windows on the second floor.
The Chippendale design is highly prevalent in this backyard garden: It can be found on the decorative rail system and the patio bench.