staircase, More than just a staircase.

More than just a staircase.

Guy Phoenix 15 Nov, 2018

A staircase can be so much more than a method of getting from one level to another. It can be a piece of art or an element of engineering wizardry. The stairs at our Fairmont development in Nottingham is a bit of both.

Due to its linear nature and clear risers the stair possesses a lightweight feel to look at. In truth it is anything but. Steel sections are suspended from a rigid frame meaning the stair can hover just above the ground. By cutting short some of the sections the ‘suspension’ effect is disguised creating a feel of weightlessness. A juxtaposition against the rigid heavy frame work.

It may interest you to know that Guy designed the stair on napkin on a train back from London!

staircase, More than just a staircase.

Strip light LEDs provide a gentle wash of light across the treads.

staircase, More than just a staircase.

From different angles the LED lights present a sharp linear edge.

staircase, More than just a staircase.

The best quality of carpet and underlay results in an enjoyable and silent descent/ascent.

staircase, More than just a staircase.

The high gloss finish results in reflections of light and the shapes of the stair treads.

staircase, More than just a staircase.

The LED strip lights are hidden in a purpose made recess. But offer a rewarding sight from below.

staircase, More than just a staircase.

A moment of magic.

Every element of a Guy Phoenix home is designed with great care and attention. We strive to deliver exciting and imaginative properties at every opportunity whilst providing our clients with a property they truly love.

In the meantime take a look at some of our past projects, including our Tanglewood development in Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire.