July 10th, 2014

Wieden+Kennedy New York’s Offices

Well known for their work with Nike, the new advertising agency office design for Wieden+Kennedy New York takes the “playground” tone down a notch. The agency’s new 50,000 square feet New York offices flaunt a amazing rounded, rich walnut-clad staircase connecting two of the three floors.

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June 3rd, 2014

Elegant Iron Lace Residence in Canada

This house in Montreal, Canada was built with two things in mind – the homeowner’s love of contemporary art and throwing parties. The most striking element throughout is a spectacular staircase that from a distance resembles black lace, but is actually made of iron, hence the name. It’s a conglomerate of black iron circles of various sizes which are inked together.

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May 28th, 2014

Sculptural Staircase by Philip Watts Design

This sculptural staircase features glass and timber details and was a bespoke design for a private residential interior in North Hampton. The breath-taking design takes the form of a backbone that weaves its way between two floors and appears to melt into the lower floor in a metallic puddle.

May 23rd, 2014

Residence on the Esplanade by Munge Leung

March 28th, 2014
Loft For A Writer & Painter by Cooper Joseph Studio

A reductive palette of black and white instills a minimalist aesthetic that increases the sense of visual order, while providing the small apartment with a clean, stylized character. The black and white palette also maximizes the visual impact of the two-story volume as it enhances the feeling of spaciousness and light. The use of up-lighting further draws attention to the vaulted ceiling plane in the double-height space.

March 24th, 2014

Wooden Strip Staircases by Jouin Manku

Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku of ‘Jouin Manku’ re-designed an eighteenth-century building to create a 55-room hotel and adjoining restaurant; the crown jewel is the wooden staircase encircled by strips of oak.

The wooden staircase begins at the entrance level and sits between the open kitchen and a circular bar. The timber strips extend off the staircase and run along the back wall. The oak spirals also create handrails for the wooden staircase.

February 23rd, 2014
Unique Contemporary Staircases by Faraone

Unique Contemporary Staircases by Faraone

February 22nd, 2014

Frame by UID Architects

Frame is a minimalist house located in Hiroshima, Japan, designed by UID Architects. The facade of the home has an open frame which reveals a small courtyard. The pebbled floor of the courtyard continues into the house, wrapping around a gorgeous rich timber staircase that runs along behind the windows.

February 19th, 2014

Monumental Coach House by Zecc Architects

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- Paola Antonelli

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