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7 Sculptural Modern Staircases For Design Inspo

Don't neglect the design of your stairs, which is one of the most important architectural details of your home

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Photography: Jilson Tiu (Main Photos)

You go up and down the stairs several times a day, but have you ever put any thought into how it should look? The staircase is one of the main architectural components of your home, so might as well make it into the design focal point of your home.

To get you started, here are some fantastic modern staircase designs from our Real Homes:

Patterned treads


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This staircase in a former warehouse gets an extra-special touch by way of a colorful tile border that’s installed on the treads. It adds a dash of color and pattern to the modern staircase.

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Glass and wood


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The glass-and-wood combination on this staircase is just right—it’s sleek and streamlined, but warm at the same time. A solid wood rail frames the glass balustrade very elegantly.

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Opaque and transparent


We are loving the play of the raw concrete staircase juxtaposed with a clean-lined glass, metal, and wood balustrade. Stunning modern chairs (two of them are recycled pieces by JunkNot’s Willie Garcia) accent the stairwell’s space.

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Luxe glass steps


Tempered glass stair steps are the appropriately glamorous touch to Iza Calzado’s condo home. The actress retained this detail from the unit’s previous design, because it was so unusual.

READ: Iza Calzado’s Modern-Eclectic Condo Unit

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Floating wood and steel


Even the underside of the staircase in this two-storey renovated home is stunning, thanks to the interplay of the steel structure and the wide, wooden steps.

READ: An Old Bungalow Transformed Into a Two-Storey Sustainable Home

Over a koi pond


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In this Singapore house by Ming Architects, a three-storey staircase gets highlighted against a black stone accent wall, and is dramatically cantilevered over a Zen koi pond.

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Floating minimalist staircase


Leave it to architect Michael Cu Fua to create a statement by making the staircase the focal point in this modern minimalist home. The materials used—glass, wood, steel—change as you go up to the living area, and then to the bedroom areas. 

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READ: This Minimalist Modern Home In Alabang Is An Architectural Wonder

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