phrase "career ladder" or "Stairway to Heaven" is associated in our minds with a bridge to a new, better life.Similarly, the construction design of the stairs for a country house - is not just a bridge to the next floor, and a symbol of family nest and between generations.What will be the interior staircase in the house is designed not for one generation kind?Will it be the ideological center of the glamorous style of the room, delights guests and hosts, or he will get a modest utilitarian role stairs to the second floor or attic?
How to choose the design of stairs?↑
Unlike typical apartments in urban high-rise buildings, each country is unique in the family home and design of stairs in the house, too, can not be universal.And if the future homeowner in the choice of material and color finishes of walls or furniture
Tips designer of choice concept ↑
Given that ladder, regardless of design, usually takes quite a large area of the house and is a central element of its interior, to choose its form and the material it is recommended even in the design, and then respectivelythis choice to build the interior of the house.The creative search on the topic of the stairs in a private home will necessarily lead to the birth of new and interesting ideas to create a harmonious interior, attuned to your tastes and preferences, and modern technologies allow embody any of the material, the most unexpected design fantasies.
So, creating an image of the ladder, it is first necessary to determine the place of its installation.This can be a staircase leading from the hall or living room of the first floor in any room of the second floor: common room, library, office, dining room or bedroom.
When selecting a location for the stairs, it is important not to disturb the simple rules:
- ladder should occupy as little helpfulthe area of the wall, in a corner or in the center of the room;
- stairs to the second floor, at least the first few should be directed to the entrance to the room.
second important point in choosing a ladder at the design stage - to determine its type, the appropriate size space, tastes and needs of all family members.Traditional and popular FLOATING spacious rooms look majestic, but close - too cumbersome.
Spiral staircases, compact, stylish and effective, could be a test for elderly households and dangerous for children.
If two or rectangular design trehmarshevoy ladder provides a turn, several winders by a fan instead of "rest areas" will do all the design is more compact and elegant.
The spacious rooms are good "branching" the stairs in the house - the photo below shows how competent combination of interesting plastic solutions andseemingly incongruous materials log house and polished stainless steel bring to the interior spatial intrigue.
Features choice of material depending on the style ↑
Among the stone, metal and other composite tribeswoman wooden staircases farmhouse characters leftunique atmosphere of home and comfort.Light wooden structure fits perfectly into the interior of any style.
Do not try to pick up the wood of the same texture for all ladders and matching adjacent furniture and wooden windows - is inexpressive and boring.
true beauty and elegance of the wood is shown in a combination of different tone and texture of wood in one product as a unified whole.
Turned balusters, carved rack tricky sculptural decoration or deliberately concise form, the natural texture of wood and bright coloring make a unique wooden staircase to the house - photos of interesting interior solutions:
In the manufacture of supporting structures of stairs can not use wood of different breeds.Uneven physical and mechanical properties, and linear expansion coefficients of different wood species can degrade performance stability and durability of the whole structure.
combination ladder in the dark noble wood with a polished yellow metal forging or delicate lace gives the interior a special solemnity and respectability.
Pure forged ladders for home due to a large load on the ceiling are rarely used, but fine forged fences and other decorative elements to visually transform even the bulky stone stepsin the graceful architectural structures.And, of course, graceful wrought-iron spiral staircase with delicate steps make the interior a stylish and perfect.
Finally, the glass as it is "ladder" of the material confidently entered the interiors of country houses in a modern minimalist style.Multi-layer high-strength laminated glass ensures durability and reliability of the "crystal" Stairway to the filled with air and light "castles in the air."
Glass stairs like a dissolve in the small spaces that can not be overloaded bulky designs.Blink brushed metal railing or cold gleam of chrome steel cables as fences reinforce the impression of the fragility of glass and industrial "style of techno or high-tech.
massive stone stairs timeless, but too expensive.If you like natural stone in the interior, you can oblitsevat stairs natural or artificial stone, ceramic, majolica and mosaics.
attention to the laws of ergonomics ↑
creating a unique image of the ladder for your home, do not forget the laws of ergonomics, compliance with which will make the design comfortable for all family members.
considered the most convenient step height of 15 cm with its depth of 30 cm - is the optimal combination for a person of any size to any size foot.In accordance with the rules of fire safety width of a flight of stairs in a building must be at least 100 cm, height of the fence - not less than 90 cm. If the growth of the majority of members of the family above the average, and the height of the handrail can be raised to 100 cm and above.
Steps "with clearance" - not a very good solution for stairs in a private house, especially if the family has small children.Closing the wrong side of the stairs convenient built-in wardrobe, you can save a lot of space.A deaf risers can make an interesting lighting that will make the stairs safe and apparently will give it lightness.
Dream, experiment and implement the boldest ideas in one of a kind beautiful stairs of your home.