Dunlap Design Group, LLC
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Upper Staircase traditional staircase

Upper Staircase

This is no ordinary landing; it’s practically another room! Because the home’s traditional architecture is so clean and simple, we were able to contrast it with contemporary fabrics and artwork. Our client’s miniature chairs fit perfectly in the niche---a collection always has more impact when grouped together. We covered the window seat in a graphic Italian fabric, and added a bronze spot table to hold a book or glass of wine. Contemporary graffiti artwork completes the space. We’re told it’s a favorite place to sit, read, and watch the world go by.

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september21 wrote:
Could you tell me where the lantern is from?
   Comment   April 5, 2013
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Dunlap Design Group, LLC
Hello. The lantern is vintage, and original to this house. You may find something similar at Circa Lighting. Best regards! Charles Dunlap
May 23, 2013 at 12:45pm   
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mrsrjv wrote:
what is the wall color, and where is this metal artwork from?
   Comment   March 27, 2014
missylevin wrote:
print - can you tell me where you purchased the artwork?
   Comment   December 29, 2013
conniehl wrote:
How wide is the landing?
   Comment   November 3, 2012
lzf777 wrote:
Photo - Where can I get a full photo of this, so that I can see the entire alcove?
   Comment   August 3, 2012

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Margaret Everton added this to Renovate With Arch Windows
In a space that could possibly be overlooked as useless—a landing—this one has been turned into another room altogether with its great design and full lighting.

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Built in
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on Wednesday
Nice stairs
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the perfect mid landing
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April 9, 2014
Small at me for bedroom
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April 7, 2014
bay window near stairs makes a nice reading nook w/o excessive heat/light into bedroom while still venting (north and east air is coolest in summer)
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April 3, 2014
master window seat with the northern view
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April 2, 2014
loft above entry
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March 30, 2014
creation of window seat by extending into room - use for music room
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March 20, 2014
love the seat idea
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March 15, 2014
Loft above front entry - reading knook
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March 9, 2014
My sitting area
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March 5, 2014
love the wide area on stairs & window seat
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March 4, 2014
clean and simple
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March 4, 2014
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March 4, 2014
Arched Window: Pros - adds elegance; adds detail to dull rooms Cons - hard to install These windows are often used in rooms with bare walls to add more interest
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February 27, 2014
balcony over looking downstairs
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Windowseat in stairway landing
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February 22, 2014
Wall dent for placement of items
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seating by window....
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Inside white
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Stairway landing
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Palladian window seat
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Placement of chandelier light (height)
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sitting area idea is good
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Stairway nook
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Hanging light
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How the railing is built.
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Office entry over kitchen?
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seating area above foyer
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January 20, 2014
light for foyer
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Window and seat on your way upstairs.
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pretty stairs and entry to upstairs room
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Window seat
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shows what you look down on
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Loft area idea
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Balcony with window seat
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love the lamp
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January 4, 2014
Built in seating next to window
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Bench seat & upholstery
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•Sitting area
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bay window
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great for underneath windows in foyer....
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arch window
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Upstairs loft
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I like the idea of a sitting area affixed to a balcony landing.
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2 step
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Loft over door
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Window seat Curved window Balcony overlooking the first floor Chandelier Curved walls and bookshelf in the wall
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the window seat area
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staircase landing
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stair landing seat, shelves
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Window, landing, bookcase
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Rounded corners living dining
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stairnosing different from floor
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staircase reading nook
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Seat and window
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sitting area
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these are like our spindles now, yuck
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Patern of material on bench in diff color
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wrap around steps walk way
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Window seat
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Renovate - use 2 story foyer
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Loft built in
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two stories
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built in shelves?
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landing with waiting area and window
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Reading Area with built-in bookshelf?
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Nook on staircase
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Gable over front porch
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Sitting area
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windowseat rounded corners
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Sitting area for a two story home
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Mid way
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Window seat with small built in shelves
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window seat 4
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Window seat
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To add to previous foyer
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like the window
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Above landing built in bench
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Good, quiet reading area. And by a window!
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mezzanine & wall art
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built in wall shelves
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Instead of two story fouer
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similar to landing
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attic window
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Cozy space
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Large window seat on staircase- love
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Seated alcove and wall cutouts
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Interessanter Flur bzw Treppenhaus über der Haustür
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Upstairs hallway
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Wood floors/tile with carpet runner for stairs and hallway
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showed carpeted/hardwood proportions up to landing.
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window seat
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Nice landing!
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love this idea for the upstairs
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Like it
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simple spindles
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really like
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built in nook
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Front window area use
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Window seat
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balcony loft
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Foyer light
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Siting area and nook
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Stair case landing
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window seat idea
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the use of extra space...
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May 18, 2013
Cute stairway window seat
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May 16, 2013
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window idea
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May 10, 2013
Fantastic use of what is typically dead space
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