35 Amazing Staircase Ideas That Will Take Your Home to the Next Level

There is no second chance to make a good first impression! This is all about the staircase in our home. It is an important part of the overall home decor, however, it is often unheeded.

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These 35 amazing stairway ideas will surely help you choose a staircase that you like and fits best in your interior. Let’s get started!  πŸ™‚

1. Make a Lasting Impression with an Open Staircase

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To start, here is a stylish traditional staircase that makes space feel welcoming, calming, comfortable, and why not polished?

Remember, the entrance is exactly that point where you shape your identity, establish your style, and tell your story.

2. Accent Your Stairway with a Cozy Reading Nook

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If you have some large windows around the stairs at home, why don’t you create a cozy reading spot to take a sunbath and rest after a hard day at the office?

Set your imagination free and build something nice according to the space you have. A thrilling challenge for all the crazy DIYers!

3. Showcase Your Souvenirs in Style Beneath Stairway

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I love the unpretentious design of these stairs, the colors, the tiny library with its trinkets to the left of the picture.

This is the perfect place to exhibit travel or other souvenirs.

4. Make a Statement with Wooden and Iron Railing Staircase

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This majestic wooden stairway with iron railing has been designed by SHM Architects based in Dallas, Texas.

Even there are no additional elements, it looks very warm, welcoming, and contemporary thanks to the wood. This is 100% one of my top 3 staircase design ideas.

5. Add Splendour to Your Home with a Curved Staircase Ideas

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Even though it has a neutral palette, this stairway does so in bold fashion. It brings a strong vintage vibe and reminds me a bit of a royal castle’s foyer.

6. Add a Touch of Elegance with a Golden Stairway

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Here is a thought – why don’t you combine wooden oak stairs with a double twist iron railing? These two materials pair well and give the overall design an expensive stylish look.

Tip: Do not use an iron if there is not enough sunlight coming inside your home – you are risking to make your staircase depressing and unwelcoming. 

7. Light Up Your Stairway with a Rustic Chandelier

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Your stairway would help you make a solid statement about your own style and taste.

So do not rush anything, plan well, and think about every single detail (like the mirror, the lampshade, the wall ornaments etc.)

8. Get a Contemporary Vibe with Your Staircase Design

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These stairs are part of the Olde Caulfeild Luxury Residence’s design (in Toronto, Canada), worth

over $7 millions. I’ve decided to share this picture with you as I think it won’t be difficult to re-create the same idea without necessarily breaking the bank.

9. Give Your Home a Timeless Look with Your Stairway Design

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This stairs design in the picture proves that you can easily refresh and personalize your old-school interior simply by choosing some decorative and structural accents that reflect your style, needs, and wants.

10. Maximize Storage with a Space Saving Stair Runner

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Adding bookshelves and drawers on the side of the stairway could be a real space-saver, especially for those of you living in small houses. Plus, it looks amiable and cozy.

11. Add Drama to Your Home with an Exquisite Spiral Staircase

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Here is one more spiral open staircase idea to add into your list.

The whole design looks very expensive and posh. The dimmed light makes the stairs look dramatic.

12. Make a Bold Impact with a Grand Stairway Design

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This luxurious eye-catching stairway could fit well spacious homes with some heavy decor.

Another proof that symmetry means beauty and perfection, don’t you think?

13. Bring a Mediterranean Vibe with a Rustic Stairway

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I fell in love with this massive Mediterranean C-shaped mixed material railing stairway design.

Also, take a detailed look at the wall art. How gorgeous!

14. Add Industrial Charm with Wrought Iron Staircase Ideas

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An inspiration for a large timeless spiral staircase design in black and white with beautifully ornate metal stair rails.

Now it’s time to kick your own idea off!

15. Make an Artistic Statement with Your Staircase Railing

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This picture of a spiral staircase design shouts “expensive” at me.

The lampshade, the small table, and the pieces of art on top of it bring a cosmic vibe to the overall design in the entrance.

16. Get Creative with a Staircase Bookshelves Library

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This simple floating stairway lines up each step with each shelf creating a nice structured and graphic visual.

The bright wall makes a strong contrast with the colored book spines.

17. Embrace Minimalism with a Narrow Stairway Design

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The interior designer Arik Levy has created this beautiful wood-glass staircase as part of his project Wireflow free-form pendant light. More stunning pieces of design from him you can find here.

18. Bring Rustic Elegance with French-Style Farmhouse Stairs

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Led Zeppelin’s evergreen “Stairway to Heaven” may be written about this stunning spiral French Normandy inspired stairway.  πŸ˜€

19. Get a Polished and Trendy Look with Modern Staircase Ideas

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This polished contemporary stairs are one of the best clear interior stair railings available.

The colorful wall art adds a cute accent to the overall design.

20. Bring Farmhouse Charm with a Log Stairway Design

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If you are looking for a rustic design in your home, this beautifully made wooden stairway with no railing would be right for you!

Remember, this is not a good choice if you have little kids at home as it is not very secure with no rail.

21. Relax in a Cozy Stair Runner with Lantern Accent

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As my home has no high ceiling, I was searching for particular staircase design ideas.

Then I found this simple stairway with lovely window-seat, custom throw cushions, and natural fiber runner. The color of the stairs is Titanium by Benjamin Moore.

22. Transform Your Home through Artful Architecture

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Minimalistic design, high ceiling, massive wood stairs, and walls painted in White Dove by Benjamin Moore allow the architecture in the entry to take center stage.

23. Upgrade Your Stairway with Quality Carpeting and Railings

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The woolen runner fabricated by Carpet Central & Hardwood Flooring and the railing made by Signature Stairs leads one up the narrow staircase to the home’s private spaces – the bedrooms.

24. Utilize a Glass Railing in Your Stairway for a Chic Look

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This splendid design is sure to be the center of attention at any get-together, with the simple but stylish wooden steps, the fine glass staircase handrail, and the scarce light that allows for full exposure and balance.

25. Add an Elegant Touch with Luxurious Staircase Ideas

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This luxurious staircase is an ideal charm and design.

The dazzling oak wood covering throughout, beautiful crook, and rod railing that rests below a fine handrail to slide and guide make this a masterpiece for rails for stairs.

26. Create a Piece of Art with Your Stairway Design

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Imagine seeing this piece of art everytime you enter your home.

Like you are living in the Louvre. Truly sculpture.

27. Add Modern Flair to Your Home with Dreamy Staircase Ideas

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This is a truly exquisite centerpiece, the spiral stairway railing has a classy design. It provides a semi-open viewing and a conversational piece. The hanging bulbs give this space a whimsical atmosphere.

28. Step into the Future with Modern Staircase Ideas

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This bizarre (in a good way) stairway would transform your home into a spaceship.

This type of staircase design ideas takes the interior design to a whole new level.

Please note, it would fit spacious houses.

29. Add Texture and Character with Stone Wall Stairway Accent

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Contrary to some opinions, the stone stairs do not need to be necessarily outdoors.

Here is one of the nicest of the stone staircase ideas I’ve found while searching on Pinterest. If combined with the right lighting and railing, it would add a dramatic expensive look to your entrance.

30. Step into Paradise with a Surreal Stairway Design

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Let’s make a symbolist leap backward! This beautiful spiral staircase takes place at the museum Gustave-Moreau, in Paris.

It has been re-created exactly the same time as the painter lived in this building under the guidance of architect Bernard Bauchet and Sabine Kranz, interior designer.

It brings a nice sense of symbolism art and an old century vibe. It’s a must-visit place!

31. Add an Elegant Bench to Your Staircase Foyer

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In the foyer of this home, the white wainscoting and stair trim state the home’s classic architectural detailing. What would you say about the beautiful vintage settee?

32. Elevate Your Home Decor with Spanish Tiles Staircase Ideas

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There is nothing quite like the Latin type of staircase with colorful tile risers to catch the eye and add flair to your home.

33. Set Your Stairs Aglow with Minimalistic Lighting

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This is a great example of a contemporarily Scandinavian wooden staircase with minimalistic steel railing to the ceiling. Stunning!

34. Bring the Perfect Blend of Style and Functionality

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This beautiful and simple stairway design has been created by Jill Wolff, an interior designer with more than 20 years of experience.

The neutral colored runner and the painting on the wall give a welcoming, friendly touch to the overall design.

More from Jill’s work you can find here.  πŸ˜‰

35. Take Staircase Ideas to the Next Level with Storage Solutions

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If you have a stairway at home or flat and still struggling to find enough storage for your stuff, then this DIY project may be just the right fit for you. But first, plan well!

Tip: Think about consulting with a professional interior designer or architect as it is very important to make a smart drawing before to even start building. 

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Ivo Iv

Ivo is the owner of Decorhomeideas.com – he started the site back in 2013, when he was still working in a Home Decor company, but the passion for interior design and decorations lead to creating the site and following his own dream of creating a great Home Decor, DIY and Gardening online-magazine. EXPERTISE: Landscaping, Interior Design, Gardening, DIYer, Home Decor, Engineering, LOCATION: New York, USA TITLE: Chief Editor FOLLOW IVO IV on LinkedIn