Usually, a stair case is practical and only partially designed with wrought iron or even a wood banister.  But these staircase examples have stepped it up in the design department to fuse functionality with an artistic statement piece.

This DNA-like design requires a second glance to determine if its coming or going.

This rooms minimalistic style is topped off with an extreme metal staircase.

These wooden beauties seem a bit like an optical illusion.

A few brilliant examples of mixing practicality with style.

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