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95 Heavenly Staircase Designs

From Continually Spiraling Staircases to Simple Staircase Bookcases

— December 24, 2012 — Art & Design
Ascending and descending from one level to another often seems like a menial task, however, architects are now focused on intricate plans surrounding staircase designs. The creation of staircases often look to be mundane and ordinary but with the infusion of modern interior design, many architecture companies are creating everything from playful stairwells to carefully winding steps.

From Disappearing Staircases to LED Staircases, these intricate adult-like home decor features are an excellent way to spice up your house or office. For the more child-inspired room, the Musical Organ Staircases and Rainbow Street Art Installations are the top choices when it comes to a kid friendly makeover. Even though taking the elevator seems less physically daunting, these staircase designs are more meaning when it comes to burning off those extra calories.
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Pedestrian Tripping Compilations
Pedestrian Tripping Compilations
Dean Peterson Makes a Short Film About an Accident Prone Subway
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Saltire-Shaped Laboratories
Saltire-Shaped Laboratories
The Biosciences Research Building by Lyons Boasts Compiled Complexity
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Inside Out Spaces
Inside Out Spaces
The Kochi Architect House Features Half of the Living Space Outside
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Disappearing Stairways
Disappearing Stairways
Jirri Geller Makes an Art Piece Called 'God Says No'
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Escher-Esque Overpasses
Escher-Esque Overpasses
The Mind-Boggling Footstep Bridge Meanders Across Roads and Rivers
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90
Chalky Mountain Murals
Chalky Mountain Murals
The Tacita Dean 'Fatigues' Installation is Breathtaking
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Symphonic Steps
Symphonic Steps
The Piano Staircase for the Musically Inclined
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Twizzled Staircases
Twizzled Staircases
A Section of the Eiffel Tower Staircase Sells at Paris Auction
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87
Staircase-Inspired Work Structures
Staircase-Inspired Work Structures
The Baltyk Tower is MVRDV's First Foray into Poland
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Musical Organ Staircases
Musical Organ Staircases
The Wulin Plaza Piano Stairs Let You Walk Out a Melody as You Climb Them
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Ascending Stair Surfaces
Ascending Stair Surfaces
The Mezzanino Coffee Table Takes Several Steps Towards Playful Design
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Crater-Like Staircases
Crater-Like Staircases
Biljana Jovanovic's 'Emmental Stairs' Design is Playfully Perfect
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Inside-Out Abodes
Inside-Out Abodes
The Fertile House by MU Architects Brings the Outdoors to the Interior
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Abstract Couture Editorials
Abstract Couture Editorials
Chiu Chan is Decked Out for 'Serie Mode Radical' in Joyce Magazine
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Dizzying Stairchitecture
Dizzying Stairchitecture
The Michael Craft House is the Last Home You'll Ever Need to Own
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Infinite Surreal Staircases
Infinite Surreal Staircases
The Stairway by Danny Lane Will Take You to New Heights of Imagination
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Heavenly Nature Stairways
Heavenly Nature Stairways
The Saunders Architecture Forest Stair Climbs to New Heights
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Library-Like Stairwells
Library-Like Stairwells
The Bookcase Staircase is Great for Small Spaces
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Pixelated Vinyl Stairway Portals
Pixelated Vinyl Stairway Portals
The Secret Passage Floor Decal by JamesBit Will Confuse
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Precarious Emergency Exits
Precarious Emergency Exits
These Jen Spinner Fire Escapes Sculptures are Made of Paper
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Pressure-Sensitive Staircases
Pressure-Sensitive Staircases
Edo Kriegsmann Creates DIY Automatic LED Stair Lighting
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Unique Spiralling Steps
Unique Spiralling Steps
These Featured Bonansea Scale Staircases will Add a Touch of Class
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Curvy Climbing Escalators
Curvy Climbing Escalators
The 'Levytator' is the World's First Sinuous Electric Staircase
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Shutter-Shifting Solariums
Shutter-Shifting Solariums
The Transmutation Pavilion is an Eco-Friendly Sight Seeing Spot
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Cellular Spiral Staircases
Cellular Spiral Staircases
EeStairs Cells Bring a Magnified Organic Beauty to Your Modern Spaces
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Rainbow Street Art Installations
Rainbow Street Art Installations
The Horst Glasker ‘Scala’ Installation is Beautiful
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Expansive Cramped Dwellings
Expansive Cramped Dwellings
The 36 BTrd House Looks Impossibly Large for its Restricted Lot
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False Lobbies
False Lobbies
Container Hall For Urban Delinquents
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Book-Encasing Pyramids (UPDATE)
Book-Encasing Pyramids (UPDATE)
The Book Mountain by MVRDV is a Librarian Marvel
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Simple Staircase Bookcases
Simple Staircase Bookcases
The Serpentin Library Arranges Your Hardcovers Along a Slanted Ascent
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Socially Encouraging Abodes
Socially Encouraging Abodes
The Studio AUTORI House A Promotes Communal Living
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Abstract Staircases
Abstract Staircases
'Ribbon Stairs' Make for Eye-Catching Home Decor
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Aztec Snake Bookcase
Aztec Snake Bookcase
Quetza
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Block-Made Retail Landmarks
Block-Made Retail Landmarks
The Mr. Attacki LEGO Apple Fifth Avenue Flagship Store is Realistic
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Wiry Minimal Stairs
Wiry Minimal Stairs
The House C Staircase Extremely Modernizes an Original 1900 Mansion
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Sci-Fi Sleeping Spaces
Sci-Fi Sleeping Spaces
The AT-AT Walker Bed Will Keep Your Child Safe
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Climbable Coiffed Creations
Climbable Coiffed Creations
The Bizarre Jessica Wohl ‘Hairy Staircase' Art
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Sporty Staircase Houses
Sporty Staircase Houses
The Nendo Puma House Tokyo is an Exsquisitely Original Event Space
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Bent Wood Stairs
Bent Wood Stairs
Melby Snekkerverksted Designs a Simple Wood-and-Glass Staircase
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Sculptural Amoeba-Like Stairs
Sculptural Amoeba-Like Stairs
The Saint Herblain School of Arts Has Artistic Accents
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Seashell Staircases
Seashell Staircases
The Cliff House Hotel by Garry Cohn for Douglas Wallace
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Luxurious 1800s Lodging
Luxurious 1800s Lodging
The Nobis Hotel Offers Guests a Taste of the High Life in Stockholm
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Airline Cabin Re-Creations
Airline Cabin Re-Creations
The Pan Am 747 Garage is One Man's Passion
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Bucket-Shaped Bathtubs
Bucket-Shaped Bathtubs
The Tub-E Electronic Bathtub by Wild Terrain Designs
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Staircase-Inspired Shelving
Staircase-Inspired Shelving
The Juliette Wall Shelf by Jean-Marc Gady is Playfully Minimalist
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Sculptural Spiral Staircases
Sculptural Spiral Staircases
Italian Designer Roberto Semprini Creates Stunning Steps
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Technicolor Steps
Technicolor Steps
The John Jones Framed Staircase at V&A Lets You Walk on the Rainbow
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Tangled Steel Stairways
Tangled Steel Stairways
Rochebaudin by Archiplein Incorporates a Chaotic Staircase
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Staircase Seating Systems
Staircase Seating Systems
Steps by Geof Ramsay Reconsiders the Use of the Structural Element
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LED Staircases
LED Staircases
Stair Lights Home System Illuminates Every Step
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$15M Opryland Lookalikes
$15M Opryland Lookalikes
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw Test Real Estate Market
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Never-Ending Spiral Stairs
Never-Ending Spiral Stairs
'Usher Hall' by Speirs + Major Goes M.C. Escher
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Convertible Chair Shelves
Convertible Chair Shelves
Power Chair
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Spiral DNA Staircases
Spiral DNA Staircases
Garvan Medical Institute Helix Stairs
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Spinal Staircases
Spinal Staircases
The Casa Son Vida 1 in Spain is Luxurious Living at Its Best
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Astroturf Houses
Astroturf Houses
An Austrian Concrete House Celebrates Cubism in a Green Way
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Step-Concealed Storage
Step-Concealed Storage
These Tansu Chest Stairs Reveal a Clever Use of Every Nook and Cranny
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In-Home Skate Ramps
In-Home Skate Ramps
The Level Architects Shibuya House is an Ideal Bachelor Pad
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Daring Architectural Sites
Daring Architectural Sites
The Plot 4328 Residence is Built on a Steep Slope
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Cantilevered Transparent Staircases
Cantilevered Transparent Staircases
The Aquarium Gleneagles Glass Stairs is a Spectacular Sight
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All-White Abodes
All-White Abodes
This Gorgeous Spain Apartment Has a Heaven-Sent Color Scheme
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Greenified Staircases
Greenified Staircases
A Tree Railing is a Great Way to Bring the Outdoors In
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Cascading Ceiling Displays
Cascading Ceiling Displays
The Alter Concept Store Features Sideways Staircases
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Spiral Wine Cellars
Spiral Wine Cellars
Trap Doors That Lead to a Bounty of Vino Are Perfect for Small Spaces
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Lofty Bus Stops
Lofty Bus Stops
'Elevated Bench' by Itay Ohaly Removes Reposing Pedestrians from the Roads
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Continually Spiraling Staircases
Continually Spiraling Staircases
The Olafur Eliasson Infinite Staircase is Full of Twists and Turn
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Surreal Staircase Interiors
Surreal Staircase Interiors
The Green Bistro Adopts an Imaginative Yet Organic Look
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Behemoth Doll Boutiques
Behemoth Doll Boutiques
The World's Largest Barbie Store is a Veritable Doll Citadel
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Arboreal Adult Abodes
Arboreal Adult Abodes
Crystal River Tree House by GreenLine Architects Fulfills Childhood Dreams
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Staircase Storage
Staircase Storage
These Unicraft Joinery Step Drawers Offer a Convenient Place to Store Things
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Stair Architecture
Stair Architecture
The Incredible All-Stair House
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Dramatic Spectral Dwellings
Dramatic Spectral Dwellings
The Rainbow House by Ab Rogers Design is a Funhouse Family Home
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Playful Portuguese Interiors
Playful Portuguese Interiors
The Remodeled 227 Flat by OODA Merges Acrobatics and Architecture
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Floating Staircases
Floating Staircases
Stairs are the Crown Jewel at 5th Ave. Tommy Hilfiger Store
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Artistic Mosaic Stairs
Artistic Mosaic Stairs
The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps in San Francisco is Vibrantly Colorful
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Escher-Inspired Lofts
Escher-Inspired Lofts
The Switch Box in House is a Mind Puzzling Space
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Utilizing Limited Spaces
Utilizing Limited Spaces
Staircase Library
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Suspended Staircase Bedrooms
Suspended Staircase Bedrooms
Ascending Retreat Expresses the Possibilities of Close-Packed Spaces
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Giant Illusion Steps
Giant Illusion Steps
The DUB Staircase is Made Up of 8 Blocks and 16 Steps
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Instant Wheelchair Ramps
Instant Wheelchair Ramps
The Convertible Staircase Makes Even the Steepest of Steps Handicapable
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Illusory Staircases
Illusory Staircases
Interior Design Blog Features Stupendous Stairways That Command Attention
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Sinuous Sliver Architecture
Sinuous Sliver Architecture
O House by Hideyuki Nakayama is a Continuous Occupiable Passage
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LEGO Escher Recreations
LEGO Escher Recreations
Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu Recreate Impossible Structures
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Athletically Exposed Portraits
Athletically Exposed Portraits
The Rodrigo Braga Made in Brazil Fashion Story is Suggestive
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Playground Buildings
Playground Buildings
The Technische Universitat Slides are a Great Alternative to Stairs
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Disappearing Staircase
Disappearing Staircase
Steps Fold into Wall
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Stair Steps
Stair Steps
DIY Storage Staircase
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Green Dream Homes
Green Dream Homes
Modern British Architecture Makes the Perfect Eco Family Home
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Aquarium-Encased Stairs
Aquarium-Encased Stairs
The Compact Tamir Addadi Architecture 'Loft Access' Project
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Futuristic VIP Aircraft
Futuristic VIP Aircraft
Interior Excellence Unveiled Inside Boeing's 747-8 Intercontinental
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Enchanting Fluid Architecture
Enchanting Fluid Architecture
Get Swept Away by the Beauty of the Dagmara Obluska SWING House
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Wood Pallet Offices
Wood Pallet Offices
MOST Architecture Uses Wooden Pallets to Redesign Workplaces
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Angular Stairway Stores
Angular Stairway Stores
The Design Collective Shop Features Geometric Elements
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Stepladder Drawers
Stepladder Drawers
Climb the Staircase Storage Solution and Save Space with Ease
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500-Square-Foot Homes
500-Square-Foot Homes
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture Designs Small East Village Apartment
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