Stairs Category

June 18, 2014

Bette Midler’s Manhattan Penthouse Apartment

A penthouse, in Manhattan belonging to Bette Midler but unlike most Hollywood celebrity homes, hers is restrained with details carefully chosen. It is a true testament to the adage that a lifestyle dictates the design. When that is achieved, it is the mark of good design.                   […]

April 15, 2012

Stairs in Living Color

Filed in: Stairs

Stairs are not merely a passage from one point to the next. It is a space all important and if it leads you to the larger space of the home, it is the area that sets the tone to the greater expectation. Color (or colors) is and should always be an option.    

February 28, 2012

Riser Design

Filed in: Details, Stairs

This Donna Karan New York ad had me looking at the set of the shot (and sadly not the model’s dress). ┬áThe stairs remind me of the Spanish mission revival style, an architectural movement that began in the late 19th century which drew inspiration from the late 18th and early 19th century Spanish missions in […]