6 Rope Railings That Add A Creative Touch To Stairs

These modern sets of stairs feature various types of rope that are used as safety railings.

 
 

1. The railing of these stairs and the protective railing along the lofted area are made from thick rope that adds visual intrigue to the space and keeps it safe.


The railing of these modern stairs and the protective railing along the lofted area are made from thick rope that adds visual intrigue to the space and keeps it safe.

Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter designed this cottage in Oslo, Norway. Photography by Jonas Adolfsen.

2. A rope safety barrier along one side of the stairs and a metal railing on the other side, makes sure that these white and wood stairs are safe and chic at all times.


These modern stairs have a rope safety barrier along one side of the stairs and a metal railing on the other side, making sure that these white and wood stairs are safe and chic at all times.

RILEY Architects designed this bright home. Photography by Jeff Goldberg/ESTO

3. The white rope zig-zagging up the banister of these black steel stairs creates an industrial look consistent with the other industrial elements in the loft.


The white rope zig-zagging up the banister of these modern black steel stairs creates an industrial look consistent with the other industrial elements in the loft.

B² Architecture designed this loft in Prague, Czech Republic. Photography by Alex Timpau.

4. The black metal staircase in this hotel is made more playful and safer thanks to the turquoise elastic rope woven throughout the banisters.


The black metal stairs in this modern hotel is made more playful and safer thanks to the turquoise elastic rope woven throughout the banisters.

Roman Vrtiška and Vladimír Žák designed the Moods Boutique Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic. Photography by Filip Šlapal.

5. Colorful rope, black steel railings, and concrete angular stairs give this staircase a contemporary look and make sure that those going up and down are always safe.


Blue rope, black steel railings, and concrete angular stairs give these stairs a modern look and make sure that those going up and down are always safe.

mo+ architekten designed this home in Frankfurt, Germany. Photography by Heiko Messerschmidt.

6. At the top of these stairs in this modern home, blue thin ropes have been added to create a safety barrier and a delicate design feature.


At the top of these stairs in this modern home, blue thin ropes have been added to create a safety barrier and a delicate design feature.

Karin Matz Arkitekt renovated this home in Germany.

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