by Diego Gnoato Architect

7 super smart, space-saving staircases

Aqeelah Bawa-Osman Aqeelah Bawa-Osman
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What do you consider a space saving staircase? A design that takes this literally and uses less space? Or perhaps one that combines storage for anything from linens to an interior garden? Well, in this homify feature, we visit 7 stunning homes that have smart staircase solutions, perfect enough for any living situation, large or petite. Continue reading for helpful hints that are sure to set your home apart from the rest.

1. Minimalism

Clean lines and an all-white colour scheme makes this modern home gorgeous, especially when paired with brilliant illumination.

2. Simple shelving

Salida del Sol Morningside:  Corridor & hallway by Flaneur Architects
Flaneur Architects

Salida del Sol Morningside

Flaneur Architects

Utilise the wall beneath you stairs to create simple shelving that will add a touch of glamour to your home.

3. Less space

There's nothing wrong with a staircase that takes up far less space than the bulky alternative.

4. Garden glory

An interior garden will make a gorgeous and elegant alternative to a modern home that is often lacking a natural element.

5. Sleek and shabby chic

 Corridor & hallway by HPONCE ARQUITECTOS
HPONCE ARQUITECTOS

Escalera—B+H45

HPONCE ARQUITECTOS

A modern city apartment needs a bit of sleek and chic style to add a personal touch. So if your first love is rustic splendour, you may want to think about including colourful charm into your space with a brilliant mosaic wall such as this. It's different, daring and fascinating from all perspectives.

6. The closet

 Corridor & hallway by Chase Furniture
Chase Furniture

Innovative storage solutions.

Chase Furniture

Convert your staircase into a usable closet and keep your winter coats and Wellingtons at hand during the chilly, rainy winter. Pull out draws are great for their modern appearance and make a spacious alternative compared to the usual closet. Include a rail and you won't have to worry about that dry cleaning bill for your coats either.

7. For everything else

The staircase can be an amazing spot to store clutter… stylishly of course. Create a space for your keys, magazines and even some pretty potted plants, and opt for a neutral colour scheme to keep it modern and sophisticated too. Have a look at these 14 ideas for a beautiful stylish home

Do you have a staircase? How is it smart?
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