Houzz Tour: Modern Bucktown Beauty Contemporary Staircase, Chicago
Inspiration for a contemporary wooden straight staircase remodel in Chicago with wooden risers — Houzz
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Dark hardwood floors flow throughout the entire house. The choice of floor had been their biggest design dilemma, Anna says. "I wanted lighter and my husband wanted a dark wood floor. He won, and as much as I hate to admit it, now that I look at the final product, he was right."An open-ended staircase leads into the kitchen, family room and foyer. Waiting by the front door is a piece the couple picked up at a local design store. The piece represents the Chinese Chongqing Dog, a powerful and muscular natural guard dog. The figure acts as protector of the house, but don't tell their dog Jackie!
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Some images don't require the use of a body, but in this scene, the body adds to the empty staircase. "Not only does the subject add context conceptually, it also allows the viewer to 'feel' the space," says design photographer Cynthia Lynn.Although I wouldn't want to encounter a dark, indistinct figure while making a midnight snack run to the fridge, the subject in this contemporary home tells my eyes where to look and roots my attention to the staircase.