Top 10: Sexy Staircases
November 27, 2012
There’s something sexy about staircases: the curvy lines, the abstract geometry, the drama they add to a room! Stairs belong to some of the oldest architectural structures in the world, dating all the way back to 6000 BC. Since then they have captivated the imaginations of countless architects and artists, including Oscar Niemeyer and Olafur Eliasson, who have taken a stab in exploring the sheer endless variations in styles and shapes. Even movie directors can’t resist their seductive magic: think of the many films in which stairs played a crucial part in the plot, from Vertigo and Gone with the Wind to Scarface and Kill Bill.
So, just for fun, we’ve put together a list of our favorite staircases from around the world — no easy task! Click here to see our 10 picks, and be sure to share your favorites in the comments section below. If you’re still hungry for more amazing design, check out our Pinterest board!