Unique and creative staircase designs for modern homes
How creative can you be when designing a staircase? They would not think that there would be so many unique styles, but trust us, they are out there. Staircases for modern homes can go so many ways. Wood, glass, metal. Floating, hanging, self-supporting. You can minimize the space required for small living spaces or have curved stairs for large rooms. Whether you are looking for a space-saving solution for a tiny house or a large staircase for a palatial mansion, the wide choice is at your disposal. All you have to do is take this first step – look at these 30 creative designs.
Is not that the most incredible staircase design you’ve ever seen? Very creative. Part Cocoon, Partial Tunnel, Tierierschale. It is a bespoke staircase by Master Stair Designer, eeStairs. Through the rabbit hole we go!
The DNA staircase: This spiral staircase has a floating structure. And lots of glass and steel (also shown in color below). Again from
This antique red spiral staircase fits exactly in this modern room.
Modern stainless steel tubes define these stairs – together with the hanging light.
Metal clamps characterize these modern floating stairs from OYO – and give a dull wall a splash of color.
Scala Origami, by Maretti, looks like origami paper. This metal staircase floats on air.
This is the Oak Spiral Staircase with Metal Backbone by French designer Paul Coudamy. He has taken the standard spiral design to a new level and made it a staircase that expands the size of the steps as they approach the ground. The structural backbone is a metal post with triangular wedges supported by welded ribs.
Thin stairs for smaller rooms
These stairs have such a small footprint, they are almost a ladder. What a great space saving staircase design.
This thin staircase with a glass wall is a great idea for small spaces.
This unusual red staircase is a statement in a small place.
This thin staircase has plenty of storage space.
Self-supporting wooden stairs with glass railing are self-supporting. Concorde, by Maretti.
Floating wooden stairs in Valna House, Mexico City, from JSA Artchitects.
This well-defined staircase shows wood and lighting with finely grained box levels. Wooden Scala Compound by Maretti.
Radial Layer Stairs: This design features vertical layers of wood that support treads for an almost ethereal look.
Is this a staircase or a sculpture? You decide. Designed by Arquitectura en Movimiento Workshop.
This curved staircase is almost Gaudi – it is certainly art.
These reconditioned stairs are themselves a work of art. Perfect for the loft in the old warehouse.
We almost could not decide on this – is it under wooden stairs or glass stairs? And then we thought – the tread is the thing. Gradini in Legno by Maretti.
Transparent glass stairs by Andrew Wassallo have these beautiful green shades to the thick glass steps.
Along the same line, thick tempered glass treads, but this time without balustrade or railing!
Go further, why do not you position a water garden under your glass staircase? That’s what they did at House SED.
And for the photographer in the family? The light box glass profile stairs. Lighting. From Diapo.
This floating glass staircase winds around an aquarium. Yes, that’s right, an aquarium. Made by Diapo, for the Glen Eagles Golf Course in Scotland.
Also built by Diapo, this gorgeous red metal hanging staircase, designed specifically for Michaelis Boyd Associates.
This modern hanging metal staircase looks like a piece of Swiss cheese! And hence the name: Emmenthal Stairs.
Your own vegetable garden on the stairs? It is the last cry. Heck, plant a few herbs and flowers as well.