PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / DT STUDIO
With the ability to integrate environments, combining functionality and beauty in homes designed with more than one level on the same terrain, stairs become indispensable elements for connecting different spaces in the construction, in addition to becoming a decorative element in the space.
They can be built in the most diverse models, these important connecting elements vary in form and material, according to the space and budget available. Among the most used models, it is possible to mention the spiral or spiral staircase, the “L” or “U” shape, the circular and straight stairs, each one having its own charm.
One of the materials that has been increasingly used for the manufacture of stairs is iron, not composing commercial projects and making a presence in homes, giving charm and personality to the environment, in addition to allowing a variety of designs to enhance the local decoration. Check out a selection of different projects using this item that is both functional and decorative and get inspired:
1. Ideal to accompany industrial style
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / PEDRO NAPOLITANO PRATA
Combining better than any other in an environment decorated with an industrial style, the raw iron staircase blends with the burnt cement of the beams and the exposed brick wall.
2. Relying on steel cables in its structure
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / STUDIO MLAA
As this ladder has a suspended model, the steel cables help to keep it elevated. Painted in black, it makes the item stand out on the wall painted in blue.
3. Wide beams and dark tone
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / SUB STUDIO
As the structure of the ladder is suspended, considerable sized beams are needed to keep it safely elevated. Also in terms of safety, the guardrail completely covers the side of the stairs, preventing possible accidents.
4. With the predominant tone of the environment
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / FIGUEIROA.ARQ
As the color black is present in most part of this environment, nothing more fair than adding the same tone to the stairs. To break the supremacy of color, dark wood steps make a good pair.
5. Gaining prominence in the glass-walled environment
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / STUDIO MK27
As it has a striking look, nothing better than highlighting it with the help of a glass wall around it associated with wood panels, ensuring a mix of materials full of style.
6. Redesigning an industrial environment
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ILLA
Once again visualized in a residence where cement, cold tones and industrial beams are present, the iron staircase complements this group of elements. Light wood flooring softens excess cool tones.
7. As the standout element in the environment
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ANNA MAYA & ANDERSON SCHUSSLER
Becoming the main star of this environment, the iron staircase was painted black, the same tone used on the wall where it was fixed, giving harmony and style to the place.
8. How about adding a little color?
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / CARLOS ROSSI
Although the environment has several tones of wood spread across the two levels, there’s nothing like adding a vibrant shade of red to make the look of the iron stairs even more striking.
9. Beautiful combination of white and gray
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ANTÔNIO FERREIRA JUNIOR & MÁRIO CELSO BERNARDES
As much of the environment bets on shades and undertones of gray in the decor, nothing better than adding a white wall or even painting the iron staircase to soften the look.
10. Colored iron, frame only
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / YTA ARCHITECTURE
Anyone who wants personality will love this color choice for the iron ladder. The vibrant yellow tone is ideal to stand out in an environment where neutral tones predominate.
11. Ideal for playing with different shapes
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ANTÔNIO FERREIRA JUNIOR & MÉRIO CELSO BERNARDES
As this type of material allows it to be molded more easily than a rigid option, it is possible to unleash the imagination and give more personality to the item by playing with different shapes.
12. Continuous steps and stylish handrail
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / HOUSE14 ARCHITECTURE
Using the same precept mentioned in the previous example, here the steps have a continuity, with the iron “bent” in the desired shape. The personality handrail complements the look.
13. Also present in the external area of the residence
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / TRANSVERSAL WORKSHOP
As it has good durability and resistance if treated with special products for contact with rain, this type of ladder can also beautify the exterior areas of the residence.
14. Versatile, matches different decor styles
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / VIVA ARCHITECTURE
In a contemporary environment, using a light color palette in the decoration, there is nothing better than adding an iron staircase in a dark tone to balance the look of the environment.
15. Irreverence in simple size
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / GRUPO GAROA
Still fulfilling its function of connecting two environments, but using an unusual design, this black painted iron staircase makes a perfect match with the burnt cement wall.
16. Two different materials, one ladder
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ARKITITO ARCHITECTURE
In an environment full of vibrant colors and a mixture of decorative styles, the upper portion of the stairs was made with yellow painted iron, while its lower portion receives a custom wooden furniture, making the look even more interesting.
17. Bringing design to the exterior of the house as well
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / MANUEL SÁ
With a model that resembles the stairs used to guarantee access to the swimming pools, this stairs gives a design of personality and access to the upper floor without taking up too much space.
18. It looks beautiful in turquoise blue
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ARKITITO ARCHITECTURE
For those who are not afraid of daring and like a striking look, betting on an iron ladder painted in a vibrant color is a great option. In this project you can see how this item transforms the environment.
19. Also present in the gourmet area
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / CAWY ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION
As the environment has a more rustic look, with a traditional brick barbecue and lots of wood, nothing better than adopting an iron staircase painted in black to add style to the environment.
20. Iron and wood connecting the rest of the residence to the leisure area
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / PATRÍCIA ALMEIDA ARQUITETURA
With a mix of iron in its structure, wooden steps and steel cables to ensure the safety of the railing, this ladder gives style to the leisure area in light tones.
21. The differential is on the steps
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ZOOM URBANISM ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
Instead of betting on a standard step model, with a smooth plate, this ladder uses discontinued steps, with different levels, making it easier to climb and giving style to the environment.
22. Beautiful work with different materials
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / MARCHETTI+BONETTI
While the structure and steps of the stairs were made of iron, its railing is made of glass plates, making it easier to see the lower floor. The final charm is the last step, made with a wooden box in the same tone as the floor covering.
23. White in color, with a beautiful handrail
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / RAFFO ARCHITECTURE
As the exterior walls of the house were painted white, nothing more fitting than the stairs having the same tone, giving the feeling of continuity between the two levels.
24. Transforming the house’s facade
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / MARCOS BERTOLDI ARQUITETOS
With large proportions in its steps, this staircase makes the façade of the house more interesting, presenting a mix of materials between iron, the glass walls of the residence and the path with wooden beams.
25. Discreet, snail-shaped
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ARCHITECTS GALLERY
Attached to the outside area of the residence, connecting the upper bedroom to the leisure area, this staircase was positioned behind a tree. With a wine tone, it mixes with the wood used in the doors of the rooms.
26. With a nice shade of brown
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / APIACÁS ARCHITECTS
Installed in a corner of the room, this iron staircase was painted in a brown tone that can be seen both on this item and on the beams, guardrail and glass door frames.
27. Minimalist design, but with lots of functionality
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / DT STUDIO
Positioned in the corner of the room, it does not take up much space, but fulfills its role with functionality and following the minimalist line. The tone chosen for your painting guarantees a discreet yet stylish look.
28. Visible from all angles
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / SPBR ARCHITECTS
With the distinctive design of this residence drawing attention, the iron staircase is the element responsible for connecting the different levels with style, as it can be admired from any angle of the terrain.
29. Small remarkable
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / SONNE MÜLLER ARCHITECTS
As the structure of the exterior of the house has metallic beams in black tone, nothing better than adding a vibrant color to the stairs to make the look even more interesting. With a snail shape, it provides functionality without taking up too much space.
30. Mix of materials and discrete tones
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ILHA ARQUITETURA
Here, while the structure of the stairs receives all the durability and safety provided by iron, the steps are made with wooden boards. To complement the mix of materials, glass railing.
31. Pairing with wood
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / BAUMANN ARCHITECTURE
Again another ladder model that bets on mixing different materials for a more interesting look. Here, iron provides the base of the stairs, while wood is present on the steps and handrails.
32. With suspended steps
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / SÍMON GARCÍA
Although the wooden ladder most commonly uses this style of step, iron becomes a good option to add beauty and style to any environment. Painted white, it also received glass plates for greater security.
33. For those who like unusual looks
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / NICOLA SACCO
A project that bets on a deconstructed style of stairs, with the upper part in white painted iron and the lower part, disconnected and elaborated with wooden furniture.
34. Suspended model, with continuous steps
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / STUDIO MANCINI
Another model of stairs that bets on continuous steps, a work made with a single iron plate for a bolder and more elegant look. Here the end of the stairs is also a table, an essential element for the home office positioned below it.
35. With straight design and dark tone
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / ARKITITO ARCHITECTURE
As this environment bets on more sober tones in the decoration, the iron staircase was painted in a dark tone, ideal to harmonize with the use of brown and wood in the environment.
36. Bringing the industrial look to the environment
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / DESMOBILIA
Although the beginning of the handrail has a classic piece in carved wood, this staircase guarantees the most industrial look by betting on an iron handrail and steps full of details.
37. It looks beautiful associated with the use of stones
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / FCSTUDIO
With the structure in iron painted with a coat of white paint, this staircase chose to mix materials, with steps made of stones for a more beautiful and elaborate look.
38. With steel cables and dedicated lighting
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / SPLENGER DECOR
Made entirely of iron, from the structure to the steps, handrails and railing, this ladder still gains the company and steel cables that guarantee even more safety, as well as dedicated LED lighting, giving more charm to the item.
39. With suspended structure for a minimalist look
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / SQUADDRIVER
While its structure was made of iron painted black, the steps in dark wood complement the beauty of the item. Counting with its lower and upper parts disconnected, they make the look of the piece more interesting.
40. The infallible mix of iron, glass and wood
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / CALAMO ARCHITECTURE
Very common for those who want the best possible look using these three classic decoration materials, this staircase has an iron structure, wooden board steps and a glass railing.
41. With striking and bold look
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / GABRIELA FERREIRA PEREIRA
Two flights of stairs connect three different levels. As they were implemented in an environment without many details, there is nothing like having a breathtaking visual to delight the viewer.
42. For those who like refinement and differentiated design
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / MIDADECOR
With built-in lighting on the handrail, ideal to further enhance this item, this staircase has a minimalist design, with suspended steps full of style and beauty.
43. With a wall dedicated to your beauty
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / CHOCOLATE SALT
Made with iron and featuring a unique painting, this staircase was installed on a wall that received the same material as this item, giving a sense of continuity and providing more charm to the environment.
44. Bet on dedicated lighting
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / JOANA FRANÇA
On this staircase, small spots of light were fixed on the side wall, illuminating and leaving the steps more prominent in low light. Another highlight is the handrail with an unusual design, complementing the look of the stairs.
45. Shades of black for a sober look
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / DIEGO REVOLLO ARCHITECTURE
Here, both the structure of the stairs and the exposed beams were made of the same material and painted in the same shade. Wooden steps and flooring complement the contemporary decor.
46. Steel cables keep this ladder company
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / SCRIBBLE ARCHITECTURE
With a simple size, an iron structure painted in black and steps in wooden boards, this ladder uses steel cables as a support element to keep it suspended.
47. Escape from the traditional
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / SPACE TANIA CHEUKE
By betting on different painting techniques, it is possible to give a more rustic look to the item, ensuring a worn appearance and more style in any environment in which the piece is installed.
48. All made with the material
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / GERSTNER DIN
Ideal for those who need a ladder with smaller proportions, but a striking look, this spiral model has a guardrail and handrail in one item, made in the same material as its structure.
49. With amazing look
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / FASANA 1904
Ideal to delight lovers of a daring design, this staircase has suspended steps and handrails with a different look, fixed one by one on each step.
50. How about an irreverent railing?
PHOTO: REPRODUCTION / DANIELE RAGAZZO
With the structure in black painted iron, this ladder also has a custom piece of furniture fitted perfectly under it. The railing, on the other hand, is a show in itself: colored threads fixed to the steps, creating geometric shapes and enchanting the environment.
A great alternative for those looking for an element that is not only functional, but also decorative, giving personality and design possibilities to suit the most varied styles, iron stairs can combine good taste and durability in a single item.