Business owners are always on the lookout for innovative solutions to improve workplace culture, increase productivity and keep staff happy. More collaborative, open environments are now very popular and seen as the future, if not all ready the present of office design.
Whether it’s the use of collaborative workstations or mobile wall systems, there are plenty of ways to foster collaboration through design. You can even utilise your staircase by transforming it to better suit an open-concept office design.
What are Intercommunicating Staircases? Continue reading “Intercommunicating Stairs: Inspiring Collaboration in the Workplace”
When it comes to staircases, following the design trends isn’t the only ticket to success. You can choose a classic, attractive design and still get the modern touch you want for your home. Take timber staircases, for instance. They have become a timeless design favourite of many homeowners.
Classic Beauty, Natural Charm
The beauty of a timber staircase lies in its sheer simplicity and natural charm. It exudes a comfortable, welcoming vibe, making it a great option for any home. It offers design flexibility; timber can be easily combined and matched to a huge variety of materials. If you have a hardwood flooring, a timber staircase allows you to have a seamless design between the upper and lower levels of your home. Timber staircases can also be fitted with glass balustrades, steel rails or other materials that suit your vision. Continue reading “Beyond Classic: Why Timber Staircases Are a Timeless Favourite”
For many homeowners, remodelling their home is like a fresh new start. It allows them to reorganise sections, add more space and personalise it in their own unique style. It also provides them with the opportunity to completely redesign their home’s staircase and elevate the look of their interiors.
As a central part of any home, the staircase not only serves a practical purpose but it is also the focal point of home décor. They’re striking centrepieces that enable the imagination to rise to new heights. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of staircase designs and ideas for home remodelling projects. Continue reading “Stairway to Heaven: Staircase Ideas for Your Remodelling Project”
Designing staircases today isn’t just about considering function. Now that staircases are also used to impress visitors, homeowners are paying attention to how these functional parts of the home wow people the moment they step inside.
When choosing a design for your staircase, you’ll run into styles such as open and closed riser stairs. Closed riser stairs are a common and traditional choice, while open risers are becoming popular in modern homes.
The question is: which design should you choose for your home? Continue reading “Closed or Open Risers: Choosing a Staircase Design for Your Home”
There’s much to think about and get right to ensure your floating staircase project is hassle-free and the finished product is something you will be proud to have in the entrance way of your home. Staircases are a very technical product with many dimensions that need to be accurate so that the staircase will fit the stairwell. They should also comply with New Zealand’s Building Code compliance document D1/AS1.
Continue reading “Your Complete Staircase Package”
Staircases have evolved from being a functional part of a building to becoming a focal interior point. They are the first thing visitors see when they step inside a residential or commercial space, and they help form an impression of the property.
Because of this, homeowners, architects and designers continue to come up with different staircase designs that are aesthetically pleasing while meeting building regulations. Aside from the traditional straight stairs, there are several types of stairs that suit the needs of different buildings. These include L-shaped stairs, spiral stairs and curved stairs. Staircase builders also experiment with different materials to elevate the staircase’s function and visual appeal.
Continue reading “Custom Staircases: Taking Interior Design to the Next Level”
For something that takes up a significant amount of space, the staircase is an often overlooked design aspect. As such, its aesthetic and functional potential are, often, not maximised. As an area that gets a lot of foot traffic, it is one of the ideal spaces for adding a touch of personality or solidifying your interior design.
Unravel your staircase’s potential with these staircase design ideas.
Continue reading “Beauty is in the Details: Staircase Accents that Make Stunning Stairways”
The days when staircases were only known for their function are long gone. Over time, staircases have become an integral part of a home’s layout and design. Often, they become a focal point of the residence due to their style and configuration.
When constructing or renovating your home, don’t let your staircase become an afterthought. A beautiful flight of stairs will add visual interest to your residence and increase its property value. Your stairs will be the first thing that visitors will see when they enter your home and the staircase can make or break first impressions. Additionally, there’s nothing compared to the feeling of walking into your house after a long day and seeing an elegant flight of stairs.
Continue reading “Level Up Your Home with a Beautiful and Modern Staircase”
A balustrade improves your home with both beauty and functionality. Aesthetically, a balustrade is a design element that can finish an overall look, making your stairs not just a functional part of the house, but a part of its statement. Balustrades are also a safety feature, providing security and support at an area of the house that has daily traffic.
When choosing the right balustrade for your home, here are some things you may want to consider:
Continue reading “The Right Match: Finding the Ideal Balustrade for Your Staircase”