When you’re trying to design your dream home, there are plenty of things that require your attention. One that often gets overlooked are your home’s staircases. Sure, they serve the completely utilitarian function of providing a means of access between two floors. However, if you have well-designed staircases, ones that contribute to the overall look and feel of your home, you can really transform an already great home design into something memorable and unique.
On this list, you’ll find 25 examples of crazy awesome staircases. Each one features a unique look and feel that contributes something to the living spaces that surround them. Many of these, you’ll note, feature contemporary styles, with interesting lines, metal and wood. However, that’s not all that we’ve collected. You’ll also find examples of staircases that adopt a traditional look, but that also do so in an exceptionally well-though-out manner.
So, if you’re currently involved in crafting a design for a new home, or if you’re redesigning the one you already have, then take a look! We’re sure that you’ll find plenty of inspiration in these stunning home staircase designs, and they’ll certainly open your eyes up to the virtually limitless possibilities that are available to you!
The dark wood of this beautiful contemporary home staircase is beautifully illuminated by foot-level lights.
Those who’ve always wanted to have a library in their home will appreciate the slim design of this room and its spiral staircase.
3. Outside of the Box
Although we’re not sure what this staircase is like to walk on, there’s no denying it has a singular and unique look.
This minimal wood and metal staircase with a glass side keeps this open-concept living space nice and airy.
Check out how this home staircase has been designed to provide a unique storage solution.
The base of this staircase provides an interesting architectural feature for this contemporary home.
This amazing wood home staircase adds some contemporary flair to this space thanks to its interesting design.
8. Hello, Alice
When you’re walking up or down this unique home staircase, you’ll feel like you’re Alice falling down the rabbit hole.
9. Hanging Sweep
These hanging stairs perfectly complement the circular layout of the home, sweeping around the wall.
A slim staircase with a unique look like this one can be the perfect touch for rooms where space is at a premium.
If you’re a bookworm who doesn’t have the room for a library in your home, why not try something like this?
12. Optical Illusion
At first it might look like this staircase is falling down, but it’s not. It’s just an optical illusion created by its design!
The large pane of blue glass that separates this staircase from the living space creates an interesting visual effect.
The unique and minimal railing on this staircase adds a sense of fun and excitement to this modern living space.
15. No Ladder
If you have a lofted space in one of your rooms, why not build a staircase like this instead of going with a ladder?
16. Iron and Wood
In this white living space, this sweeping staircase makes a bold statement with its wrought iron and beautifully stained wood bannister.
17. To The Attic
Getting stairs up to a finished attic can sometimes be an issue. Solve that issue by looking into unique staircase designs like this one!
18. Work of Art
This black free-standing staircase, which emerges from a hole in the floor, is practically a work of architectural art.
If you really want to bring out the charm of your home’s Craftsman style, go to town with the design of your staircase!
This absolutely ornate home staircase design sweeps around a floating wall that surrounds a beautiful seating area.
By making the entire staircase red, this homeowner has made a real statement in this open-concept space.
22. Let There Be Light
Notice how the design of this staircase, which is situated in front of large open windows, allows natural light to bathe the space.
Once your eyes adjust to this photo, you’ll realize that you’re staring at one of the most unique home staircases ever.
Cement and wood come together beautifully to give this home staircase an absolutely striking look.
25. Going Up!
Choosing a unique design for your home’s staircase or staircases gives you an opportunity to make a statement; so don’t ignore the opportunity!