Often when we think of interior railings we think wood. Wood railings are the most commonly seen types of interior railings yet bringing in the element of metal can be truly fun, and design-spirational! Here’s a look at metal stair railings. From traditional to modern, from artistic to Romanesque - it’s a new world out there where design means taking chances, trying new materials and patterns. Do you have the vision?
Modern Deco - this rail has a “heavy” look to it. It’s bold and features shapes without a pattern.
Delicately curved spindles anchored by a heavy lantern style post.
Modern with Glass or Cable - Thin yet strong cables provide a delicate connection between heavy metal posts, alternatively glass panels allow light to move through creating a sleek modern look.
Another Artistic style could be a stick pattern or whimsical scene as seen below.
A Tuscan or European Style could be heavily scrolled and painted in brown or gold for additional detail.
Adding a touch of warmth in a wood handrail with metal spindles is a perfect blend between two different looks. It can add a lot of warmth to an otherwise stark metal structure. Add a stair runner to soften the staircase and don't be afraid to experiment with different colors as metal can always be painted!