Amazing Staircase designs…

I came across a few interesting designs for staircases. As you know, the city is filled with condos and flats with many staircases. Most of you also know that space is an expensive commodity in the city, hence if we can make use of any space we have, we should…

staircase storage

Since we’re on the topic of stairs, here are some interesting designs…

Multi-millionnaire Scott Jones decided to splash his cash on a spiral staircase-slide and instantly made a lot of people jealous. Local craftsman Rodney Miller was called upon to create this 17 ft mahogany toy, a job which took a whopping 15 months to finish. The slide also includes fiber-optic lights which can change to 8 different colors.

stair SLIDES

Nice Stairs… London-based designer Thomas Heatherwick created this amazing 55 ton steel staircase for the opening of the new Longchamps store in NY last year and has since received praise from all angles. The construction of the staircase was apparently a logistical nightmare, each of the 17 seperate units having to be installed precisely, stretching up to the ceiling.

fancy stairs…

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  1. ray heinz said

    The staircase with drawers is a brilliant idea. you should put some pictures of the classic amsterdam stairways on the blog as well. not sure if you have ever seen them but they are wicked tight & steep to conserve space for the house. that is why all amsterdam houses have a pulley system on the front of the house with large windows b/c furniture can not go up the steps.

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  3. Beth said

    Goooooooood 🙂 i like the slide idea haha !!

  4. this is the gayest thinq eveeer (: !

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  6. Graham Lewis said

    Where can I find a high-rez version of this picture to enlarge and put on the back of a secret door in my house for an optiucal illusion? I would not be using it commercially in any way. Thanks.

  7. Graham Lewis said

    Oh, I mean the spiral stair-slide photo.

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