A design project of a private house often implies a staircase in the hallway or living room. The ladder structure becomes a separate object that can become the center of the room, both visually and in a practical sense.
The blue background makes the hall home elegant and refined.
How to choose a staircase to the second floor
The model and size of the stairs depend on the size of the corridor, as well as the style of the interior. Here are some practical tips when choosing a staircase:
- The steps should be lit: it is desirable that the staircase lights be autonomous from the hallway; LED backlight of the steps looks stylish;
- For large rooms, you can choose a ladder of any design, plain or spiral, the material can also be any - wood, metal, stone, such stairs only emphasize the span of the corridor;
- Screw models are the most compact option, they are suitable for small rooms, they look elegant, but one drawback is that only one person can ascend or descend at a time;
- Slippery steps can be covered with carpet. It looks beautiful, helps prevent injury in case of accidental fall. For the decoration of the stairs you can use vases with bouquets of flowers, floor pots with indoor plants or sculptures, if the dimensions of the room allow.
How will look the corridor with a staircase to the second floor can be seen on the selection of photos below.
The use of natural materials in the design of the hallway with a staircase to the second floor
The staircase is decorated in the same style as the entrance hall in the house.
What finishing materials to choose
In the design of the corridor with a staircase, the main role is not played by the appearance, but by the practicality of the materials, their strength and reliability. Coatings must maintain a presentable appearance for a long time, do not fade or crack. Despite the popularity of light shades for interior decoration of the hallway, it is better to use colors a little darker. Pearl or light beige will quickly become dirty.
Concrete walls in the interior of the hall in the style of "loft"
Important! Materials for the stairs and hallway decoration should be of better quality, too cheap coatings will quickly become useless.
The right choice of wall finishes is very important; the overall impression of the interior will depend on this, as well as the functionality of the room. The walls in the corridor are constantly getting dirty, tenants and guests periodically rely on them, so the decoration should be of high quality.
Wall decoration with natural stone of a spacious hall with a staircase to the second floor
Paper wallpaper is too thin, quickly get dirty, afraid of water, so instead of them it is better to use denser vinyl cloth. Vinyl is easily washed from dirt, and also allows you to hide minor defects of the walls. In addition to wallpaper for the entrance hall, plaster or paint is suitable, but it requires a perfectly smooth surface.
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Stone or ceramic tile and laminate are most often used in flooring. The stone is the most durable and durable material, it is not afraid of water, dirt, fungi, easy to maintain, but it is very expensive. Instead of natural stone, you can put ceramic granite on the floor, its qualities are completely identical, but it is more affordable.
Porcelain tile on the corridor floor with a staircase
When choosing a laminate worth paying attention to such a parameter as moisture resistance. The tile is also not suitable for everyone, you need to choose the floor. This coating is able to withstand the load and not crack if something is accidentally dropped.
Wooden floor in the spacious lobby with a Scandinavian style staircase
Traditional ceiling finishes are whitewash or white paint, but there are alternatives. In modern interiors are often used suspended or suspended ceiling structures. The advantage of such ceilings is that they hide surface defects along with wiring, and also allow you to mount any number of fixtures.
White ceiling with stucco in the interior of a spacious hall in a classic style
The design of the hallway with a staircase should be harmonious. If expensive materials are selected for the staircase, then the style of the hallway should be appropriate. The reverse is also true - a simple wooden staircase is unlikely to fit well into a classic interior with a marble floor and gilding.
Provence is a French country variety. Externally, the interior looks simple, but when you design a hallway with a staircase you need to take into account many details. The main colors of the style are natural colors: white, beige, peach, green, lavender, turquoise. The basis is made up of neutral shades, namely white, beige. The remaining colors come as a supplement. The interior should remind you of a house in a village somewhere near the sea.
Important! If you decide to arrange the hall in the style of Provence, the rest of the premises should be decorated in the same vein.
Only natural materials are used for decoration: stone, wood. Therefore, the best option for the stairs is a wooden structure with a railing. Color ladder can be any. Looks great artificially aged paint with cracks and abrasions. Similar design of wooden surfaces is also suitable for furniture.
Textile details of the decor should be made of flax or cotton in a calm color scheme, such ornaments as polka dots or a cage are possible. Looks good small floral pattern. As a decor, you can use wicker boxes, bunches of dried herbs, paintings with pastoral scenes.
Pure country is best suited for wooden log houses with a staircase. A large number of wood and textiles - a business card rustic style. Moreover, textile elements are everywhere: floor mats and carpets, pillows, curtains on the windows, doors with glass inserts, tapestries. The color spectrum is calm and natural, it is beige, brown, green, white, golden. Bright colors are practically not used, the only exception may be ornaments, for example, traditional embroidery on textiles in Russian country music.
For the stairs and furniture in the hallway are well suited light wood. Surface finish should be simple and even a little rough. A corridor with a country-style staircase is not an elegant design, but the simplicity and comfort of an ordinary country house.
Classic is one of the most popular areas of interior design. This style harmoniously fits into any room. The classic is universal, and therefore will never go out of fashion. For decoration and furniture are used only expensive natural materials: stone and wood.
The outlines in the classical style are quite restrained, much attention is paid to the symmetry of space and the correct forms. However, the finish can be very rich: gold embroidery on textiles, silk, velvet, gilding, stucco, antique gizmos.
Classical stairs are often decorated with carvings, curls and balusters. Marble steps can be supplemented with wrought iron elements with gold or without gilding. Wooden chairs with rich upholstery, expensive curtains and expensive carpets will harmoniously complement the staircase in such a hallway. Next to the chairs you can put a small table with a wooden or stone tabletop.
This is a modern style that combines elements of several directions at once. Most often in the interior are combined loft, hi-tech, minimalism. Modern involves the use of only modern materials, such as glass, plastic, chrome steel. The decor can make stylish paintings, original lighting. A distinctive feature of the stairs in the modern style is the railing of chromed metal.
The metal ladder can be supplemented with stone or glass, this design is very durable and can last for decades. Stone or metal steps withstand any loads. The staircase in modern style will fit into any of the modern styles.
The main range of modern is a black and white combination and silver. Brightness can be achieved with the help of decor more saturated colors. Green, red, lilac, blue - all these colors can be used as additional ones, however, they should not attract attention from the interior of the hallway with the stairs.
Strict and laconic style, suitable for fast urban life. The main materials are metal, glass and plastic. Glass surfaces are very popular, so this material can be used for the decoration of stairs. Glass for the steps is quite strong and allows you to mount a different light. But concrete stairs are not very popular. However, concrete can be combined with metal and glass, which only diversifies the interior.
The minimalist color spectrum is restrained; it is white, beige, brown, gray. The furniture is simple and rigorous lines, the facades are smooth without decor. Glossy surfaces look good.
The staircase in the hallway is not an obstacle to the design of the hallway, but on the contrary, a means to make the interior more expressive. A variety of forms and materials allows to enter a ladder design in any interior.