64 Craftsman New York Staircase Design Photos

Sometimes taken for granted, a staircase isn't just a link between two floors — it's a major architectural feature that turns an ordinary entryway into an elegant grand entrance. Although it is often basic and generic, your staircase can help define your craftsman style and showcase your decor. By adding a unique staircase design, ornate railing and interesting materials, you can update the overall look to ensure it's something you're proud of. More 
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If it weren't for the before pictures, it would be hard to imagine this house was ever a 1950's Ranch. The sensitivity to period details, scale and material selections let this new old house stand with pride alongside its neighbors, given its new architectural integrity. You really must visit the website to get the full picture. www.clawsonarchitects.com
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Staircase with Mission Style post which tie into coffered ceiling
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Country-style, single flight with bookcase and appliance and storage beneath.
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The natural live edges were carefully maintained on the front of the stair treads for this "floating" staircase in a New York timber frame home.
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What kind of staircase works for me?


When deciding what staircase to install, your top consideration should be space. Not every type fits in every home: A double-sided staircase only works in large entryways, so for a smaller space, you should opt for a straight or L-shaped one instead. After determining function, you can then narrow down your options based on overall appearance. Elliptical or curved stairs offer a touch of elegance, while a spiral set is a more quirky, fun approach (though not necessarily all that practical).

What kind of staircase material should I use?


Your staircase style should blend in with the rest of your house, so don't try to mix two dramatically different tones, like traditional and modern. Carpet and stone are popular traditional materials, while metal and floating wood steps are trendier options. You can also get creative with the railing. An industrial-style rail can help make wood treads contemporary, or an ornate metal railing can help enhance the mediterranean feel. In the end, even though appearance is important, you should first and foremost think about function. If you have young kids, an open railing or hard metal steps can become a safety hazard, while dogs and common household traffic might scratch up wood.
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