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Art House Stair

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June 15, 2014
prigalv wrote:
Height to install art - Could you please tell me the height that the painting is installed?
I have a similar
staircase and want to hang a art, but I don't know where I should install it.

Thanks,

Priscila
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Hi there. Generally you install art so that the center is about 5' - 5'6" above the floor. You would measure that from the landing. However, that can change based on the piece, the owner's height (ie their ideal viewing angle) and available space.

On a stair, you want to make sure that your art is at a height that it will be visible from the most commonly seen area (base of stairs, from the top, etc) but also will work as you view it in motion, walking the stairs. Also make sure that the edge of the work isn't so low that wt will get knocked around by people using the stairs.
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Because the treads and risers been fabricated of a perforated steel mesh
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April 3, 2014
beaniegirl wrote:
What type of material is on the landing - stone? Thank you.
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