10 Floating Staircases for Cloud Nine Design

Open up your home with floating stairs. While this style typically favors a modern design, they can be used in almost any setting.
By: Lauren Harris

Photo By: Robert B McCue II

Photo By: Jason Kisner

Photo By: Geoffrey Hodgdon

Walking on Water

This staircase from HGTV's Million Dollar Rooms winds through the foyer of the Acqua Liana Estate in Palm Beach County, Fla.

Walking on Water

Seen through glass windows at the back of the home, the Acqua Liana Estate glass stairs serve as a functional walkway and spectacular work of art.

Bamboo

DIY Network's 2013 Blog Cabin entryway features a bamboo switchback staircase.

Sleek

Design by Katarina Anderson

Zen

Design by Lori Dennis

Glass

These glass stairs allow light to stream in from the atrium windows. Design by Madelyn Simon

Glass

This view of the glass stairs shows they are clear from the side but are opaque from the bottom looking up for a bit of privacy. Design by Madelyn Simon

Wood

Design by Andreas Charalambous

Clean Lines

A common trend in her design, designer Linda McDougald has brought together old world style and modern architectural elements.

Industrial

This staircase is used to divide the living room from the the dining room without making the space feel choppy. Design by Pepe Calderin