4,517 easy to use Staircase Design Photos

Martin Fenlon Architecture
Bojanic House View
Ideabooks4,058
Questions5
so graceful, overhang & risers look elegant and easy to use for elderly and young alike
1. You can use concrete's architectural strength as a design element. This staircase is a perfect example of how concrete can be used to great effect. With its sweeping stainless steel handrail and strong horizontal treads, this form of concrete fits beautifully into this California home. Tip: If you're
you're thinking about using concrete in your home, be sure to work with a qualified and reputable concrete contractor. Depending on the implementation and area in which your installing the concrete, you might want to check with an structural engineer to make sure your home can handle the extra material
“Beautiful concrete staircase represents strength and style.” — Medford Remodeling
Tom Stringer Design Partners
2 Reviews
Michigan Summer Home
Ideabooks110K
Questions9
return below to a lower level. All in all, great use of dead space!
What a great way to use this space.
Use drawers instead of closet under stairs
Clean and resourceful use of storage-- easy to access
Good use of space under staircase
Great Use of under stairs space
Great use of cupboard space - like this opportunity
Store in drawersBuilt-in drawers under the stairs can be used for everything from outdoor clothing and sports kit to spare kitchen rolls and cleaning products. Give each member of the family their own drawer and they have no excuse not to put their belongings away as soon as they get home.
“under stairs storage” — sylviahenriques7
McIntosh Poris Associates
3 Reviews
Birmingham House
Ideabooks1,652
Questions1
Bookshelves, ceiling to floor max use.
Special case: Your passions. Book lovers, athletes, outdoorsy types, musicians, crafters … you know who you are. And more important, you know how easy it is to collect more and more stuff to support your passion. Being aware of exactly what you already own is a good first step toward reining in your
Photo Special case: Your passions. Book lovers, athletes, outdoorsy types, musicians, crafters … you know who you are. And more important, you know how easy it is to collect more and more stuff to support your passion. Being aware of exactly what you already own is a good first step toward reining in your
Special case: Your passions. Book lovers, athletes, outdoorsy types, musicians, crafters … you know who you are. And more important, you know how easy it is to collect more and more stuff to support your passion. Being aware of exactly what you already own is a good first step toward reining in your
“Book shelf” — nseppanen
Nic Darling
100k Stair Wall
Ideabooks6,039
Questions2
fast dry polyurethane is a great product. It will go on clear, may change the color slightly, very slightly. Different finishes are available also. I used this on a red oak staircase and turned out great!
I wonder about something like this in the garage. The ceiling is so high we could really use some storage.
Like minimalist use of pine plywood
Go for broke. Thinking outside the box is easy when you make the space conform to your immediate need. Whether it's a bonus bath or a place for bike storage, your new-found nook is waiting to become something spectacular. Have you found a creative use for your stairway? We'd love to see it! More:
Another easy way to get your bikes out of the way is to use up the space under a flight of stairs. This is an area that often gets forgotten about. This prevents it from becoming a waste of space.
“temporary top of steps” — mebewe
Ben Herzog
9 Reviews
Brooklyn Townhouse
Ideabooks78,551
Questions8
evrything, it appears that you built additional storage to the left of that pull out. What' kind of storage is that. Also, what kind of hard ware did you use. Also (the sequel) what is approximate cost for that amount of space. Thanks in advance for your prompt reply. Once again, great idea, and truly beautiful
Out of the way shoe storage. Easy to grab going out front door
Great use of space for under stairs
great use of otherwise useless space
great use of space...love you don't
pull out but greater use by not being too compartamentalized.
Use of space under the stairs more organized
4. The homeowner chose to use the space under the stairs differently, but no less cleverly. Instead of having each step pull out, they’ve created pull-out panels, which allow for the vertical storage of shoes and boots.
“Shoe storage” — Homefront
Julie Ranee Photography
Holiday Decor
Ideabooks2,001
Questions1
cute hangers! easy to change from season to season
Placement I would use picture shelves
Would love to use hook idea on stairs. Can change items seasonally!
frame idea....could be used around anything
easy and simple. hang different
cinnamon sticks. Once you've amassed a bunch of pretty stuff, arrange it in bowls, compotes, vases and jam jars. Greenery trimmed from outdoors can be used to form simple wreaths or embellish a banister, and ornaments can adorn coat hooks, chandeliers and bare branches for a bit of sparkle. So simple, and
“Decor wall” — disbosch
Zugai Strudwick Architects
3 Reviews
Zen's House
Ideabooks71,660
Questions14
Could every stair be used as a storage drawer.
Which step would hold my clean underwear for easy access after bath
sensors, ...) and the first and second steps at the bottom a drawer. I wanted to auto close the drawers using some electronic motor but the logic if when to close and what parts and sensors to use seems another big project. Drawer to full? finger btween the drawer? All suggestions are welcome... Since
thing" of "what ifs". I'm all for using every available space possible and having this structure serve more than one purpose in a home is truly a remarkable idea.
Love!!! the imaginative use of space. For the worriers why not
It's safe. Could use self closing guides to make you feel better. This has been done in perpetuity in Japan in machiya housing and I've never heard of safety being an issue
“space saver” — pajhuab
arbejazz architects studio ltd.
k house
Ideabooks1,228
Questions0
great use of space. efficient and spacious
rise stairs. Would love to know what material was used for the treads.
Like the use if space under the stairs
location of the business. Managing the balance between cash flow, fixed expenses and your need to be seen as a professional in the broader world isn’t easy. For a bootstrapped business, it’s simply a question of economics. There are relatively few things you control when you set out on your own — your fixed
you’re a sole proprietor, this usually isn’t a problem, but when you have employees, you may come up against some resistance (and rules) restricting the use of your home for business.There are some advantages and disadvantages to consider.
“Storage” — hanna026
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