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1711 stairs Ideabooks
Know Your House: Stair Design and Construction for a Safe Climb
"together for stairs that do their job beautifully... designing stairs, and that true craftspeople build stairs that are absolute joys. In... A stair is an integral part of the architecture in any home that has more than one... sense a stair is one of the most important pieces of architecture in a home. More... home's stair becomes a backdrop for many of life's significant events, including those... item, a stair is a wonderful way to choreograph movement through a home. It's no wonder..."
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
"on your stairs. The rest of us can just marvel from afar... glass stairs, made popular by architect Peter Brohlin's for the iconic Fifth Avenue... glass stair can't be beat. Made of sheets of glass with an inner layer for strength... these stairs? :-)) Glass stairs looking always nice. The only concern I have is... glass stairs. If glass stairs, then only something like the blue glass in picture... used for stairs and stair cases. Thank you- I'm afraid these look terribly dangerous..."
Step Right Up: Expressing Movement on Modern Stairs
"traversing stairs. In that piece I said that “stairs are static entities that imply movement... contemporary stair designs than with ones populated by people ascending and descending?... some cool stairs too! I love the concept of the stairs and movement in the photography... and the stairs really played this up. Another project used the stairs as the starting... spiral stair just like the grand stairs you see in old merchant's houses in St Petersburg..."
How to Get Your Stair Runners Right
"set of stairs. Bare wood stairs are beautiful, but they are very noisy. And if they... have wood stairs and a couple of children. It is the sound of a younger child racing... down the stairs, hotly pursued by an older sibling. That's just to the middle landing... bare wood stairs, because amid the slipping, bumping and crashing there was some colorful... language. Stair runners are a great solution to provide peace and quiet and added safety..."
Artful Stairs: Continuity in Steel
"nlike Stairs of Steel Seem to Nearly Float on Air... Stairs are one of those elements in a house that allow architects to really flex... parts of a stair are standardized — the height and length of risers and treads, railing... designing stairs is to treat them as a continuous surface, like a ribbon that wends its... steel stairs that express continuity of surface. The effects are minimal and modern... these stairs would easily cost more than, say, wood stairs. Considering the cost..."
What's Hiding Under the Stairs
"Under the Stairs Is Only Full of Possibilities... under the stairs gave me an unsettling feeling. Maybe my parents were to blame for allowing... ones with stair dwellers. Cue the chills and goosebumps. Now that I've become more courageous... under your stairs — especially if he isn't paying rent to live there.... under the stairs is sweet. The library under the stairs is ingenious. Thanks for sharing... under the stairs is sweet. The glass covered under-stair is brilliant!! The unique winding..."
Geometric Runners Shape Stairway Style
Can a geometric-patterned runner hide stains, protect stairs and create interest in interior designs? You do the math
"protect stairs and create interest in interior designs? You do the math... striped stair runners, I haven't been able to get runners off my mind. And I've come... ones. Stair runners in general are excellent for injecting color and pattern into... on your stairs make them run the full length and width of your stairs. This will also... runners for stairs. Personally, I think an interesting carpet makes a boring stair case..."
Overlooked Design Opportunity: Stair Risers
"s-for-stairs-2.html Personalized stair risers add interest to an otherwise overlooked... climbing the stairs for anyone with a perception problem because each stair step is easily... examples to stairs, but they decorate all the walls, inside and out. These stairs are in... tackle my stairs too and I don't want to pay BIG money to have someone redo them in the... basement stairs, complete post with how-to here: http://thatsmyletter.blogspot.com..."
Flights of Fancy: Painted Stair Runners
"Stair runners are great at keeping steps quiet and comfortable underfoot, but sometimes... Painted stair runners are a great alternative. They create the illusion of a runner... Painted stair runners aren’t right for every home. (I wouldn’t put one in a two-story... slipery stairs, more comfy under the foot and noise reduction for cracking stairs.... those stairs are beautiful. How long did that take? I have painted stairs ( a deep..."
Cantilevered Stairs: Walking on Air
"ating Stairs Take Minimalism to New Levels... steel stairs. What follows are predominantly wood stairs, anchored along a solid... looked at stairs made from thin plates of steel that appeared ribbonlike in their continuity... look at stairs considers steps that float more literally; cantilevering from one side... wood stairs with the glass guardrail. The other is the steel stairs that are ca... have open stairs - remember any dust or debris will end falling from stairs thru stair..."
Stairs That Really Go Someplace
"- the stairs are purely functional features. They get you up, they get you down,... Functional stairs are great. But some designers and architects have more staircase vision... some stairs are showpieces in themselves. Houzz is full of those types of staircases... painting stairs: painting every other stair and allowing them to dry before painting... remaining stairs allows un-interrupted access! "In most buildings... ...stairs are purely..."
Houzz Tour: Steering Toward Subtle Nautical in Los Angeles
From the striped stairs to the nautical touches, this Los Angeles home carries the personal stamp of its owners
"striped stairs to the nautical touches, this Los Angeles home carries the personal... make the stairs look like this?” Troyer let this request, along with one for incorporating... on the stairs, great idea. Not a fan of the butcher block in the kitchen as it looks... love the stairs and kitchen! A truly beautiful home! Would like to see more! Lovely... love the stairs! And I love your bookcase as well! What a transformation! One word-..."
How Walls Can Define the Space of Stairs
Encouraging movement or accentuating a transition, walls have the potential to give stairs the character of rooms
"to give stairs the character of rooms... articulating stairs and their parts, but here I'll focus on stairs that carve a space for... Stairs are a funny thing when looked at relative to other spaces in a house. They... these stairs with spaces also impact the spaces around them.... need a stair lined in mirrors! ; ) I'm intrigued by the stairs seeming to go to no... John, but stairs surrounded by walls miss the point. How can one make a grand entrance..."
Set Staircases Racing With a Striped Stair Runner
"staircase? Stair runners are excellent for injecting color and pattern into your interior... so the stairs are scattered from back entry, front entry, and up the stairs to the... to the stairs! Makes me wish I had a few staircases to 'dress.' Thank you, Rachel... to the stairs- is it possible to install a runner temporarily- say, for a year or... would the stairs underneath the runner be damaged? We will have a black and white staircase..."
Need More Space? Look Under the Stairs
"underneath the stairs that we thought was the greatest secret fort ever. Space underneath... underneath the stairs is often wasted. This area can provide spaces ranging from recessed... " the stair step cabinets that they have been using for centuries. A family made... cabinet/ stairs and moved them wherever they went. My only regret is that I did not... under my stairs I would really have to re-think my storage. Definitely useful space..."