15 Craftsman 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 
DesRosiers Architects
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“Really like this one.” — kmprice1904
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Elsoe Residence
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“Railing” — mickdude
Cypress Homes, Inc.
N2298 Northmont - Craftsman-Style 1 1/2 Story New Construction Home
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Curved stairs to the 2nd level have a two-toned look of painted spindles with stained newel posts and handrails.
“Stairs” — kikilaw
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HELMAN SECHRIST Architecture
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Diamond Lake 4
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“Sorta spiral” — kikilaw
Hudson Custom Homes
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Renovated Bungalow Hyde Park
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Sunhill Complete Renovation / Rebuild
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Our client came to us for a major renovation of the old, small house on their property. 10 months later, a brand new 6550 square foot home boasting 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, and a 25 foot vaulted ceiling was completed. The grand new home mixes traditional craftsman style with modern and transitional for a comfortable, inviting feel while still being expansive and very impres...More
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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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