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6 Incredibly Designed Staircases that are Functional Masterpieces



The design of a staircase presents a unique opportunity to turn a functional space in the home into a work of livable art. With the right vision, a staircase can become a powerful physical and spatial connector between different levels of a home, a light shaft providing natural light to a lower level, a focal point of the home, or a striking sculptural element.

The following six staircases display unique combinations of dramatic, flowing sculptural shapes, gravity-defying engineering, and balance between light and darknessand between space and structureto create eye-catching functional artwork. 

Hans Berglund is the owner of Berglund Architects, an Edwards, Colorado-based firm that specializes in custom residential and commercial design for the mountain environment. View their profile or contact Hans at (970) 926-4301.​

Content for this article provided by Berglund Architects.

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