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Eight talking-point staircases from Dezeen's pinterest

The Dezeen Pinterest board for staircases is consistently one of our most popular boards. We round up eight of the most popular staircases with Dezeen's followers on Pinterest.

There are staircases and then there are spiral staircase.

Using wood, concrete, brick and steel these interior and exterior staircases traverse the trends and rise to new levels of creative design – making sure that they are the topic of conversation for all who ascends their treads.

Scroll down to see eight staircases and browse our popular staircases board to see more.

House in Akitsu, Japan, by Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates

This tall, guardless staircase made from cast concrete connects two floors in seaside home in Japan designed by Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates.

The staircase twists its way between bedrooms located on the lower level of the home and living spaces on the upper floor.

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House by the sea

House by the Sea, England, by Of Architecture

London studio Of Architecture completed a restrained home in Cornwall for an artist and surfer.

In the centre of the living area, the studio added prefabricated plywood steps which lead to a mezzanine level underneath the home's sloping roof.

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Yellow exterior staircase on apartment block

The Louis-Hébert building, Canada, by Naturehumaine

Architecture studio Naturehumaine completed the Louis-Hébert building in 2021 as an extension to an existing apartment building.

Balconies cover the full width of the building and, to connect the two buildings, the studio added yellow exterior staircases.

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Graphic House, London, by Office S&M

London studio Office S&M renovated a home in Hackney adding graphic shapes and bold colours. In the home's stairwell, the studio painted large white geometric shapes on the walls to contrast the pale blue staircase.

Large circular mirrors reflect light from a skylight at the top of the stairwell.

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The Arbor House, Scotland, by Brown & Brown

Architecture studio Brown and Brown used stone, timber and concrete to create this home in Aberdeen, Scotland.

In the dining and living area, the studio added a sculptural spiral staircase made from birch plywood created with local designer Angus & Mack.

"The stair was assembled over three weeks as timber treads were individually cut and hand layered to form a smooth, sinuous parabolic curve," said the studio.

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Conran Shop by Keiji Ashizawa

The Conran Shop Daikanyama, Japan, by Keji Ashizawa

Japanese designer Keji Ashizawa created the interiors of The Conran Shop Daikanyama in Tokyo, Japan. The handrail for the staircase was made from black paper cords.

"The use of Japanese paper in interior design is an element that is distinctively Japanese," Ashizawa explained.

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Aga Khan Academy, Bangladesh, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

British practice Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios completed this boarding school in Bangladesh with architecture studio Shatotto Architecture for Green Living.

The school was constructed using local brickwork techniques. Bricks were used throughout the project for walls, seating, perforated ventilation screens and stairwells.

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Frederic Chopin Apartment, Brazil, by Tria Arquitetura

Tria Arquitetura added a spiral staircase with travertine treads and solid white bannisters when renovating the Frederic Chopin Apartment in São Paulo, Brazil.

The staircase snakes between the levels of the two-storey apartment to appear like a piece of sculpture.

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