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due to lot orientation and proportion, we needed to find a way to get more light into the house, specifically during the middle of the day. the solution that we came up with was the location of the stairs along the long south property line, combined with the glass railing, skylights, and some windows into the stair well. we allowed the stairs to project through the glass as thought the glass had sliced through the steps.

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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Pooja Khanna Tyagi added this to Big, Bold & Beautiful: These Statement Lights Are Bringing It On9 December 2020

6. Recessed lightingOne house green uses recessed lighting to create a well-lit passage and infuse an element of warmth around the wooden staircase. Gorgeous Lights Bring a Shine to These Staircases

Preeti Singh added this to How to Design With Light13 August 2019

7. Decorative lighting can be used to highlight architectural featuresWithout the additional lighting here, it’s just a nice wooden staircase. The recessed lights under each step amplifies the depth of each step.

Jennifer Louise Ebert added this to How to Use Hidden Lights17 August 2018

Tread lightly on the stairsThis genius staircase has very thin strip lights under each tread, creating enough light to illuminate the whole area without dazzling the eyes – crucial if a late-night jaunt downstairs is a possibility. The clear glass baluster makes the most of the glow, allowing it to spread through the space.These lighting pieces bring shine to the staircase area

What Houzzers are commenting on:

Ava A added this to 1804 State - Interior Stairs20 hours ago

Stairs and lights; not glass also side step finish

Tania Torriani - Van Belle added this to stairs going to upper floor5 October 2021

love the stairs but without the glass panels

lkturk3 added this to Sanford Seattle Staircase12 September 2021

CONCEPT 1: Thinking about using this "cleaner" wood tread look on this side so steps are not sticking out beyond wall but flush.

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