FRIDAY FUNNY: Watch Your Step…

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Staircases are just staircases, right? Well, not always. Sometimes, a clever designer taps the talents of a diligent engineer, and the results can be pretty impressive. Take a look...

This one would be confusing at first. Start with the wrong foot and you are in trouble.

Here's a practical idea...the two bottom steps both open up for additional storage.

Unnaturally natural....

Another great use of space (my personal favorite)...
Going up:

And going down:

Better on paper than in practice?

Another example where footing is essential.
Going up (left) and down (right):

Colorful, but nauseating. Does this one come with a sick bag?

Does this pass code?

Or this?

This looks more like a sliding board than a staircase.

Perhaps this is what it looks like inside the condo for the Keebler elves?

Many thanks to Evelyn Schwartz for submitting this post.

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5 Responses
  1. Jim says:

    These are great photos of stairs done by some very creative people.

  2. Nathan says:

    That first staggered stair system is being used by at least one manufactured home manufacturer in South Dakota for their log homes.

  3. Art says:

    Any idea who designed the book shelf stair case? I am interested in using it.

  4. sue idleman says:

    awesome ... I love it when people start becoming innovative with construction/ architecture. Most concepts used now are nearly pre-historic. The construction world needs to re-vamp as does the architechtural world!

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