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Stairs | Timber | Attic Ladders | Types of Stairs
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Modern Applications
Cantilevered Stairs

This staircase and staircases like these are treated as a work of art. To achieve a result such as this requires workman ship of the highest standards. The open riser construction with the floating 60mm laminated Victorian Ash treads is visually outstanding. The simply glass work and uprights add to the modern piece of art in this corner of the home.

In this case the treads have been cantilevered half the width of the flight this allows for the enclosed area under the stair to be used as valuable storage space.
Centre Carriage Glass

This stylish stair has an open riser construction with a central carriage stringer. Manufactured with select grade Victorian Ash timber, it has a 70*45 HR 04 handrail to the top of the glass balustrade. Contemporary 50mm stainless steel staunchions with glass clamps holding the glass panels in place are used on the stair and first floor areas. The glass panels are available in either clear or frosted finish

Centre Carriage Stainless

This stylish stair has an open riser construction with a central carriage stringer. Manufactured with select grade Victorian Ash timber, it has a 70*45 HR 04 handrail dropping vertically at the start of the stair for an eye-catching feature. Contemporary 15mm stainless steel balusters are used on the stair and first floor areas.

Centre Carriage Wire

This stylish stair has an open riser construction with a central carriage stringer. Manufactured with select grade Victorian Ash timber, it has a 50*50 HR 04 handrail. Contemporary 50mm stainless steel staunchions with wires are used on the stair and first floor areas.


Contemporary staircase

A custom built contemporary staircase is only limited by the designer's imagination, and can make use of a wide variety of materials to produce what are often strikingly original forms. Contemporary staircase design challenges the designer and stair builder on different levels altogether and takes commitment from both parties. Contemporary or modern stair design lets the mind run free, or at least it should. These designs can be gloriously simple using clean lines and unusual materials. They can be curved, straight or just about anything you want.

Curved Contemporary staircase

At Slattery & Acquroff, we believe a contemporary curved staircase must be beautiful and functional. Materials and finish must be of the highest quality.

The curved Contemporary staircase design challenges the designer and stair builder on different levels and takes commitment from both parties. Contemporary or modern stair design lets the mind run free, or at least it should, dependent on the ideas and inspiration from all involved. These designs can be gloriously simple using clean lines and unusual materials. They can be curved or just about anything you want. The final detail and design is where Slattery & Acquroff excel.

Often designed to set the tone of the modern dwelling, the contemporary geometric stair can dominate the entrance foyers of larger modern homes or form a home's internal back drop. A staircase will usually follow a curved wall from the ground floor using broad, elegant flowing lines. These stairs can be unsupported or even open riser. Edges are minimal and clean, while balustrades are simple and elegant without being extravagant.


Stairs | Timber | Attic Ladders | Types of Stairs
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