Stairway to heaven

Colourful, made of iron, minimal, sculptural and spectacular. The most beautiful staircases you have ever seen

by Valentina Ieva
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Both in case of renovation and of a new construction, stairs play a key role in interior design: they increase heights, make light fall down and spread from above, separate several rooms, add lofts and make maximum use of space with multifunctional solutions.

 

They can be light and graphic like the mark of the ink on the wall or solid like furniture, almost invisible or colourful, a functional and decorative element welcoming architects’ creative exercises.

 

We have chosen 10 stairs, but you can find much more in the album Inner Stairs on Archilovers.

 

Minimal stairs

Hotel Mono by Spacedge Designs

 

Sculptural stairs

 

Farmanieh Commercial - Office Building by Alidoost and Partners

 

Metal stairs

 

Viviana by Delta Studio

 

Cement stairs

 Casa Patio Valencia by Alberto Facundo

 

Wooden stairs

 A.G. House by Rocco Borromini

Into the woods by Gosplan

 

Colourful stairs

Ideas Lab by Xiang Li

 

Jungle-style stairs

 

Barrows by Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design

 

Winding stairs

 

Molecure Pharmacy by Waterfrom Design co. Ltd

 

Total-black stairs

 

Javornice Distillery by ADR

 

Spectacular stairs

 

Novelty Apparel by Anagrama

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    • Valentina Ieva

      Architect

      Bari / Italy

      Laureata in Ingegneria edile-architettura, giornalista per professione, web writer per diletto. Amante di architettura, design, fotografia e libri di carta. Dipendente dai social, Instagram e InstaStories su tutti. Affamata di vita, viaggi e storie da scoprire. Qualunque forma d'arte mi affascina da sempre e non posso pensare una vita senza: emozioni forti, immaginazione, buona musica, cucina pugliese, sole e gatti. Per dirla con le parole di Battiato, non potrei vivere senza: ‘un soffio al cuore di natura elettrica’!)

    References
    Hotel Mono 72

    Hotel Mono

    Singapore / Singapore / 2016

    Farmanieh Commercial - Office Building 4

    Farmanieh Commercial - Office Building

    Tehran / Iran / 2017

    Viviana 39

    Viviana

    Caprarola / Italy / 2018

    Casa Patio Valencia 64

    Casa Patio Valencia

    Loriguilla / Spain / 2018

    A.G. House 111

    A.G. House

    Italy / 2017

    Into the woods 74

    Into the woods

    Genoa / Italy / 2018

     Ideas Lab 142

    Ideas Lab

    Shanghai / China / 2018

    Barrows 17

    Barrows

    New York / United States / 2016

    Molecure Pharmacy 90

    Molecure Pharmacy

    Taichung / Taiwan / 2017

    Javornice Distillery 18

    Javornice Distillery

    Javornice / Czech Rep. / 2015

    Novelty Apparel 41

    Novelty Apparel

    Monterrey / Mexico / 2017