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A curved staircase, often referred to as a helical staircase leads users upstairs in a graceful flowing arc. Unlike spiral staircases, a curved staircase doesn’t require a fixed central column and frequently features two rolled stringers with treads attached between them. Due to the flexibility associated with curved stair design, this option is found in a variety of settings, from large commercial office spaces to private residences.
Using helical stairs running alongside each other or with multiple landings is a popular trends in office design, for instance.
Helical staircases are often used as focal points in the centre of an interior and can be particularly effective in office and retail spaces where they draw in visitors to explore the next level. A variety of materials are used in curved staircase design, the vast majority of woods combine well with stainless steel, while concrete is also a popular choice. Curved stairs regularly feature handrails on both sides, which are usually formed from stainless steel or timber. Glass balustrades are another popular feature used to complement a curved staircase, allowing light to travel throughout a space. Unlike spiral staircases, helical stairs do not need to be circular in shape and can instead be constructed in wide elliptical or oval shapes.
Helical staircases continue to set the bar aesthetically and with EeStairs, your curved stair too will be the crowning glory of your interior.