James Hill Architect
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James Hill Architect traditional-staircase

James Hill Architect

A large skylight turns an ordinary stair into sculpture and offers an invitation to the second floor.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Amy Renea added this to Yes, You Have Room For a Piano
A triangular space against the stairs is just the right height for a standard upright piano. And if there's a little landing that extends into the hallway, it might be a perfect spot for this instrument.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

lmbrinson added this to Piano Placement
July 17, 2014
Piano by stairs
faithramos added this to faithramos's Ideas
July 3, 2014
Near staircase?
askforlori added this to askforlori's Ideas
May 24, 2014
4homeimprovement added this to twin peaks living room
May 12, 2014
chair beside piano
Laura Doerger-Roberts added this to foyer
May 5, 2014
piano in foyer
jemiliah added this to jemiliah's Ideas
May 2, 2014
Piano and stairs
bonnyview added this to bonnyview's ideas
April 13, 2014
Piano at bottom of stairs and turning stairs at bottom
jserson added this to floor plan
April 7, 2014
piano at the stairs
Kelsey Cowan added this to Living Room Ideas
March 16, 2014
hevacopter added this to hevacopter's Ideas
March 8, 2014
Piano in hall
levyc818 added this to levyc818's Ideas
March 6, 2014
spat1 added this to spat's1 stair and stair rail ideabook
February 10, 2014
clean lines - idea for all wood railing using white and natural wood.
teetop006 added this to New House
February 10, 2014
stairs for basement
fhanna66 added this to fhanna66's Ideas
February 4, 2014
Piano by staircase
klcoleman09 added this to living room
January 23, 2014
Chair beside piano
tturon added this to tturon's ideas
January 17, 2014
would our keyboard fit there
alopezcasero added this to alopezcasero's ideas
January 9, 2014
Piano under stairs
clighthipe added this to clighthipe's ideas
January 8, 2014
Rails and step at base of staircase” “all wood railing using white and natural wood.” “Open railing staircase” “stair rail, 3 each stair”
sharmauro added this to sharmauro's ideas stairs
December 30, 2013
Like the posts and the landing
unc_cat added this to unc_cat's ideas
December 7, 2013
Piano on front of stairs
jfarschon added this to Stairway
December 4, 2013
piano and stairs
Jodi Jones added this to piano
November 19, 2013
when we do stairs.
rengaw94 added this to Misc
October 23, 2013
square newell in white
hiplainsthrifter added this to Recent
September 28, 2013
kweidow added this to kweidow's ideas
September 12, 2013
A triangular space against the stairs is just the right height for a standard upright piano. And if there's a little landing that extends into the hallway, it might be a perfect spot for this instrument.
Kinsey Trzcinski added this to Upright Piano
September 12, 2013
By the Stairs !!
Jennifer Miller added this to jennifer_miller7857096's Ideas
September 8, 2013
krstrulowitz added this to piano area
July 6, 2013
Chair beside piano - not actual style. Philippe stark ghost chair
Sandy Summers added this to Prairie style home
May 29, 2013
placing the piano in stairwell
jwarsh added this to jwarsh's ideas
May 27, 2013
stair rail, 3 each stair
jhtester123 added this to jhtester123's ideas
May 14, 2013
stair railing
joandshahan added this to joandshahan's ideas
May 9, 2013
bamalynn added this to Entry Way
May 4, 2013
ginnypitts added this to delmas
May 1, 2013
Delmas stair railing
arse added this to arse's ideas
March 19, 2013
jorgieweir added this to stairway
March 1, 2013
love the stairway
rozzielif added this to Hallway closet/kitchen
February 11, 2013
clean lines, contemporary look yet transitional
welv2ski added this to Piano placement
January 9, 2013
leelake added this to leelake's ideas
January 1, 2013
stairs & piano
chelseacrosier added this to chelseacrosier's Ideas
December 18, 2012
Piano placement
clwick added this to clwick's ideas
November 29, 2012
Dan Perreten added this to basement
November 22, 2012
Bottom detail
amyjanel added this to amyjanel's ideas
November 10, 2012
hhhh added this to mickman798's ideas
October 6, 2012
2 step L with return tread
ramonalisa1202 added this to ramonalisa1202's ideas
September 23, 2012
perfect spot for my new upright piano
bonnieneel added this to Stairs
September 18, 2012
all wood
libbytallman added this to House Remodel
September 15, 2012
I like the post at landing. Needs some type of top to it.
mjudson added this to Piano
September 10, 2012
hallway...would depend on house and entry way
Mary Craig added this to mary_craig's ideas
September 6, 2012
jyule added this to The piano!
August 23, 2012
We could put our plants on the piano!
harper42 added this to harper42's Ideas
August 23, 2012
deco8r added this to deco8r's Ideas
August 9, 2012
Stairs at work
thebenders added this to Living Room
August 1, 2012
Stair railing
lornagarg added this to lornagarg's Favorites
July 29, 2012
Palmerston Design Consultants added this to beach house
July 25, 2012
Interesting picket placement
dh194736 added this to Danny's Taylor Street Ideas
July 16, 2012
landing, bulk head
Interior Angles added this to Bedrooms
July 9, 2012
stair detail
noon99 added this to noon99's ideas
July 5, 2012
janebob added this to janebob's ideas
July 4, 2012
Valerie Ross added this to valerie_ross's ideas
July 1, 2012
angienauman added this to random house ideas
June 30, 2012
piano by stairs
chetthomas added this to Living room
June 30, 2012
Piano placement
mylos added this to mylos's ideas
June 29, 2012
markelsjr added this to entryway console
June 29, 2012
worldaudio added this to Upstairs
June 29, 2012
tokash added this to tokash's ideas
June 29, 2012
beatricetice added this to beatricetice's ideas
June 28, 2012
Piano against stairwall
julischumacher added this to julischumacher's ideas
June 28, 2012
turn stairs into living room/dining
kzimmerm added this to kzimmerm's ideas
June 28, 2012
piano by staircase
sdevries added this to sdevries's Favorites
June 28, 2012
sfchris added this to sfchris's ideas
June 28, 2012
consider putting the piano in an entry way
Angela D added this to living room
June 27, 2012
piano by stairs?
mimicarla added this to mimicarla's ideas
June 27, 2012
Try this with our piano! Also, paint the risers and newell posts white!
amlart added this to YULAN_ideas
June 27, 2012
OPEN stairs idea
jkolodinsky added this to piano spaces
June 27, 2012
i don't like railing but do like a landing...
dgerken added this to tv room
June 27, 2012
Possible staircase option?
klomby added this to klomby's ideas
June 27, 2012
our staircase
Patricia added this to Entry
June 27, 2012
lhender added this to lhender's ideas
June 27, 2012
The Aldrich Group, LLC added this to cshealey's ideas
June 27, 2012
my pickets
slgvam added this to LR
June 27, 2012
emz452 added this to emz452's Favorites
June 27, 2012
Stair case style and piano placement
platypus added this to Stairs and foyer/entry
June 26, 2012
Banister and newep post style/pattern
mccrory added this to mccrory's Favorites
June 12, 2012
wallsplus added this to Remodel
June 8, 2012
angled steps
lillyreid added this to lillyreid's ideas
April 2, 2012
musscateers added this to musscateers's ideas
March 25, 2012
like this one alot
bjangoh added this to bjangoh's ideas
March 6, 2012
tlrolf added this to tlrolf's ideas
January 2, 2012
Wooden. Cool. Staircase
lindaperko added this to lindaperko's ideas
October 11, 2011
alicef64 added this to alicef64's Favorites
September 27, 2011
bookstruck added this to Staircase
September 25, 2011
Spacing of rails
euridice added this to living room
August 24, 2011
placement of piano
aurelija added this to aurelija's ideas
May 18, 2011
gmcalpine added this to stairs
May 8, 2011
wood and paint, box newel, balusters grouped in 3
gmcalpine added this to bathroom
May 8, 2011
wood and paint, box newel, balusters grouped in 3
smaxwell100 added this to smaxwell100's ideas
April 8, 2011
set in three's, but each set on a step
bledsoedo added this to bledsoedo's ideas
March 9, 2011
baronial added this to baronial's ideas
February 6, 2011
craftsman railings
rferegrino added this to rferegrino's Favorites
February 5, 2011
Escaleras en acceso principal
cougarclements added this to cougarclements's Favorites
February 2, 2011
Corner stair
Shawn Frische added this to sfrische's ideas
January 18, 2011
great place for my piano? ryan, check it out...
thinds added this to thinds's ideas
January 18, 2011
bluebonnet added this to Stairways
December 3, 2010
clean lines
jpaula123 added this to jpaula123's ideas
November 14, 2010
wjbarta added this to Entry
November 13, 2010
Post detail and pickets
arteducator58 added this to Stairs
November 6, 2010
jrj013 added this to jrj013's ideas
October 28, 2010
staircase platform
laurend added this to laurend's ideas
October 24, 2010
jenmclaughlin added this to stairs
October 21, 2010
simple. Would rather see it in all wood stained none painted
smileycarrie added this to foyer
October 7, 2010
piano by stairwell?
Empower10.com added this to stairs
October 3, 2010
openeness meaning no wall to downstairs and thats our piano is in that same spot and wait, it looks just like our piano. It looks way better here.
annielv20 added this to annielv20's ideas
September 14, 2010
the style of the stairs
mmcragg added this to mmcragg's Favorites
September 6, 2010
Rails and step at base of staircase
louells27 added this to louells27's ideas
September 5, 2010
this must be popular in the US.
kitchencrazy added this to living room/sandra ideas
September 4, 2010
this is nice too - square rungs/3 per step
mbursey added this to mbursey's ideas
September 2, 2010
neesemajor added this to neesemajor's ideas
August 2, 2010
love this one
trishbsca added this to Robert
July 11, 2010
Like post
bbhuang added this to bbhuang's ideas
June 24, 2010
mbuda1 added this to dream house
June 22, 2010
these stairs are so pretty with the different colors
oimoberd added this to oimoberd's ideas
June 16, 2010
kbettles added this to kbettles's ideas
June 3, 2010
Grace Sawin added this to Herbst/Reed ideas
June 1, 2010
Open railing staircase
maryw added this to stairs
May 16, 2010
simple wood rails
Carol Taylor added this to ctaylor's ideas
April 25, 2010
Julie added this to jbb88's ideas
April 12, 2010
staircase with skylight
caminopablo added this to caminopablo's ideas
April 2, 2010
pennyday added this to Stairs
March 8, 2010
This is perfect!! Would need ballustrades on the left hand side. Nice posts etc.
cpickett added this to staircase
March 6, 2010
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