Jeff King & Company
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Entry Staircase contemporary-entry
 

Entry Staircase

Problem:
The original single family home had been divided into two units with an exterior staircase to the second story. The home had small, cramped bathroom and kitchen spaces.

Solution:
The new homeowner wanted to recombine the single family home by rebuilding the interior staircase. We also brought the kitchen and bathrooms up to the needs of the contemporary family including custom cabinetry throughout. Keen on incorporating green building practices wherever possible, the homeowners opted for a full upgrade of their home performance systems.

We also incorporated creative, playful elements for the kids including a double closet connecting their rooms (separated by a saloon style door), a miniature library under the staircase, and a submarine-inspired bathroom. A locally commissioned large-scale artwork was installed behind the staircase that reflected the family’s story and personality.

Result:
Two apartments were combined to restore the original single family home with optimal green performance. The family now enjoys a spacious home catered to their preferences and artistic lifestyle.

Photos © Paul Dyer
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January 18, 2015
liligeller wrote:
Are the railings wood, metal, or wood wrapped around metal? Thank you!
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Hi liligeller, the uprights are painted steel as are the stringers. Someone recently referred to them as tuning forks - which is pretty accurate. The treads are three inch thick solid sawn oak. The rail cap is stained oak as is the flooring.
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Thank you for quick response!
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January 1, 2014
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Behr 1850
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July 31, 2013
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Apologies for the late response, and thank you for your inquiry. Those specs were actually provided by the interior designer / architect. Best of luck on your next project!
    Bookmark   January 16, 2014 at 11:11AM
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January 3, 2013
smstolack wrote:
I love the wood floor. What type, color, and manufacturer?
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The floors and the stair treads are white oak stained with an ebony finish.
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bkdoshi
Can you tell me what ebony stain this is. I love it. We have a honey maple looking floor (original SF floor) and love this color. Not too dark but great character.
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December 27, 2012
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We left four inches of space between the window wall and the staircase which conforms with code but gave the artwork the room it needs.
    Bookmark   March 10, 2013 at 9:47AM
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November 18, 2012
Deborah Silver wrote:
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These are solid sawn white oak stairs that were custom manufactured for the project
    Bookmark   March 10, 2013 at 9:50AM
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November 5, 2012
bsibley278 wrote:
How was the artwork behind the stair down, can you provide information including the artist
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The artist is Sirron Norris and he was commissioned by the homeowners to make this piece. It was then printed on a heavy billboard plastic and affixed to the window frame using double stick tape.
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October 9, 2012
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aliasusanne
the truth is we can fall easily on all stairs; I fell from top of 21 steps down a full flight of straight steps, no landing.... and obviously, fell very heavily by the time I got to the bottom... there was a small landing there of about 36" square, wall on opposite side of stairs, and I ended up in a U shape there. Actually I only had foot and leg injuries, but if less flexible / older I imagine I could have broken my back or neck... Had there been a landing part way down, I think that would have broken my fall earlier and limited the damage, especially if the width of 2 flights... with such a design, should you fall, you are only going down a short way compared to my surprise trip.
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Sorry to hear that happened aliasusanne, and glad you are okay. I agree that staircase landings are a good choice for several reasons - yours included.
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June 24, 2012
animungjayant wrote:
My staircase is just 5ft high and it is inside my living room. The living room is 24ftX15ft. How can I use tha
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emfalk75
Hi - can you please let me know what kind pf paint you used on the steel portion of the stairs? Thanks!
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Hi Emfalk75, the paint was custom blended for the client.
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