Couch and Stairs Combined in Flowing Style

What a striking design – to put the stairs and the sofa in line like this. There’s a magnificent flow in the room and coming down the stairs. Dutch architect firm 8A built this as a ‘pied a terre’ in the Netherlands for a Dutch family that is living in Paris. Without a lot of space, they had to be creative and maximize what they could without sacrificing style. Notice how the landing near the bottom of the stairs is the same height as the sofa, drawing … (read more)

Flowing Spiral Wood Staircase is a Work of Art

This is one of the most jaw dropping wood staircases we have ever seen. When one thinks of a spiral staircase, the wrought iron model comes to mind with narrow stairs, open backs. When Carney Logan Burke (CLB) Architects built Rabbit Brush Residence in Jackson, Wyoming, they had something else in mind. Such elegant solid wood paneling up a fully closed railing makes this stairway so stunning. It puts us in mind of a yacht staircase – on the most magnificent yacht you could imagine! … (read more)