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Inspiration: The Floating Staircase
"of the floating staircase is one which brings a whole new look and feel to the stairs... minimal, floating stairs present an opportunity to instill true style to this often... to have floating stairs however, this not having a handrail is soooo not practical... staircases. Floating stairscase not good for anyone with a vision problem. On the other... thing?). Treads are not allowed to be open and the space under the stair that is not..."
Artful Stairs: Continuity in Steel
"risers and treads, railing heights, and the openness of guardrails — numerous variables... shaping the treads and risers. Steel is a good material for this approach, because it allows... equal tread depths! whoops. Also, the stair nosing is required on treads that are... stairs float in the area between the kitchen and living room. The glass guardrails... reinforce this floating effect. A closer look ... ... reveals the minimal construction of..."
Houzz Tour: 3 Small Buildings Maximize Nature Views
This Washington artist's island trio treads lightly on the land, opens up to water and forest vistas, and offers privacy
"island trio treads lightly on the land, opens up to water and forest vistas, and offers... architects to tread more lightly on the landscape, nestling the structures into the site... home to float atop concrete piers that are cast directly onto solid rock just below... allowing a floating tub to feel like it's in the forest. "A lot of houses are just what..."
Cantilevered Stairs: Walking on Air
"Floating Stairs Take Minimalism to New Levels... appear to float. This next look at stairs considers steps that float more literally;... stair treads Why does Judy think anyone is interested in her fear of heights. She... of the treads reinforces the way they float, without the need for additional structure... seem to float independently in midair. This last example is included to illustrate... and they float above a wood deck. Here the structure is hidden in shadow, as most likely..."
Houzz Tour: A London Townhouse Lightens Up
A dramatic redesign of this multistory home transforms its dark 1970s-era interior into an all-white Scandinavian idyll
"replaced with floating treads and a glass balustrade, angled to create a better connection... replaced with floating treads..."). It's not as if she had it redesigned to add a lot of... The open tread staircase, the absence of walls between each floor and the glass banisters... seems to float above the one below. The open stairs, glass balustrade and white, floaty..."
Geometric Runners Shape Stairway Style
Can a geometric-patterned runner hide stains, protect stairs and create interest in interior designs? You do the math
"of the tread to the back of the next tread without being affixed to the riser face... to the tread, around the nose and to the riser. A waterfall runner falls directly... credenza floating? Is that because of the heft of the baseboard? Thanks olldbob. I... of each tread. Installed in the waterfall style, this carpet flows continuously down..."
Clear Staircases — They're a Real Glass Act
If you're flush with funds, you can have a ball with crystal on your stairs. The rest of us can just marvel from afar
"glass (treads, risers, stringers and rail) or can include contrasting materials —... antique wood treads with a glass stringer and support. And the glass used, while mostly... clear treads, landings, and bridges with Low Iron glass. Typically, these glass... floors and treads. For the most part, this is not a concern for most homeowners. If... floors and treads can be applied with a non slick surface that would actually be no more..."
Know Your House: Stair Design and Construction for a Safe Climb
"steep, treads that are too narrow, uneven riser heights and tread depths, and more... number of treads required. Multiply the number of treads by 10" and you'll have the... made of treads with no solid risers between. While they are great to look at in modern... rate, the treads are way too short. They cause my older parents to avoid visiting as... and the treads are minimal. It will be easy to replace the existing stairs, in place..."
Houzz Tour: A Fresh Pacific Northwest Take on Midcentury Modern
Design 2011: Black Casework, Doors and Cabinetry
"stair treads, railings, bookcases, doors and cabinetry. So, how do you get chic... black "floating" stairs are a piece of art, but I don't think I'm brave enough to... of the floating stairs, but wouldn't be able to use them. Where are stairs like this... Those floating stairs are scary! Are they real? Black accents in a room create a... stair treads on a white backdrop add to the "floating" look of this staircase. A..."
Key Measurements for a Heavenly Stairway
Learn what heights, widths and configurations make stairs the most functional and comfortable to use
"example, tread-width-to-riser height relationships that make stairs more comfortable... clearance, tread depth, tread thickness, nosing dimensions, riser height, landing requirements... finished treads. It should have clarified the fact that tread width for building... for a 12 tread stair you would need 126" not 144". Standard tread that you buy at the... 11 inch treads, using an old rule of thumb of 2 risers plus one tread to be equal to..."
"steps, or treads, are supported by one or two stringers. Traditionally stringers are... the flat treads and vertical risers. These steel beam stringers are not cut, and an... an open-tread staircase was created with steps suspended between the stringers with... step, or tread. Steps need to be perfectly equal in height; even a 1/4-inch difference... for this floating staircase; the structural part of the staircase is the showcase. When..."
My Houzz: Modern and Chic in New Orleans
Designed by the Superdome architects, this 1940s home now mixes original features with contemporary updates
Houzz Tour: A Family Commits to Going Green
Discover the Unstoppable Advantages of Cork for the Home
Look beyond wine stoppers to see cork's ecofriendliness, durability, fire resistance and antimicrobial nature for all kinds of home products
"Stair Treads???? Has anyone used cork on stair treads? I would love some alternative... cork (floating planks) throughout a previous house. We had an active dog and lots... It is a floating floor installed over the cement, and is soft and cushiony underfoot... of each tread. A contrasting or complimentary wood bullnose would work well or, if... They are floating planks installed on a slightly uneven concrete floor. I did put two..."