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Rustic White Interiors
Rustic White Interiors (House Beautiful)

When we talk about remodelling and upgrading the design of your staircase, it is definitely an interesting topic. On the other hand, for many homeowners, the staircase offers up an untapped opportunity for design personalization. Colonial-inspired balusters were in style in an 1800s New England home. Now it has come to an “invisible” stringer in a mid-century modern abode. Incorporating the right elements into your staircase design can immediately upgrade your entryway or hallway. Moreover, it will eventually upgrade your whole home.

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The stairway to #urbanjunglebloggers heaven (Pinterest)

Upgrading The Design Of Your Staircase – Add A Runner

DIY Vintage Staircase Runner
DIY Vintage Staircase Runner (Pinterest)

Staircase runners are also known as carpet trailing down your stairs. They are a practical solution for cutting down on slipping and sliding. At the same time, they can add an element of design, too. Further more, you can opt for durable sisal. They would add a timeless texture to your space. Similarly, you have the option of experimenting with color and pattern to truly make a statement. 

TREVOR TONDRO PHOTOGRAPHY
TREVOR TONDRO PHOTOGRAPHY (House Beautiful)
Beautiful Anderson Tuftex Runner for your stairs!!
Beautiful Anderson Tuftex Runner for your stairs!!(Pinterest)

Invest in Decorative Balusters

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Get inspired by these luxury living room design ideas.(Pinterest)

There’s no rule that says your chosen staircase balusters need to be boring. Therefore, look to an ornately turned wood design to add a touch of tradition to your space. Otherwise, stick with forged iron. Consequently, you will get a look that marries timeless techniques with modern sensibilities.

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18 Elegant Traditional Staircase Designs That Will Take Your Breath Away (Architecture Art Designs)

Upgrading The Design Of Your Staircase – Ornate Risers

3D Beautiful Aurora 1546 Stair Risers
3D Beautiful Aurora 1546 Stair Risers (Pinterest)
Liseter - The St. Davids Collection | The Rosemont Home Design
Liseter – The St. Davids Collection | The Rosemont Home Design (Pinterest)

If you take a look at your staircase head-on, what do you see? Most of your field of vision is probably directed towards the risers of your stairs, hence making them a great place to add a bit of funk. Because most design additions you add to your risers won’t impact the integrity of your stairs, you can really have a lot of fun with your options. For instance, personalize them with a coat of your favorite paint color. On the other hand, add on decorative tile for a bit of old-world appeal. Wallpaper is another option!

The Top 4 Most Beautiful *AND* Useful Deck Lighting Types to Consider
The Top 4 Most Beautiful *AND* Useful Deck Lighting Types to Consider (Archadeck)

Something “Invisible”

LED STAIRS | Led stairs, Glass stairs, Stairs
LED STAIRS | Led stairs, Glass stairs, Stairs(Pinterest)
Glass stairway railing | Brick exterior house, White exterior houses
Glass stairway railing | Brick exterior house, White exterior houses (Pinterest)

When it comes to jaw-dropping staircase design, glass elements are a great way to trick the eye and create a scene that looks truly trippy. From tempered glass treads that feel like you’re walking on air to paneled glass “balusters,” this design element is a clear winner when it comes to lending a gutsy, modern edge to a space.

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Equinox Fitness – Architectural Engineers Collaborative (AEC)

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