Spinal Staircases: Bespoke Metal & Glass Inspired by Bone

The key is context – set against a backdrop of aged brick or bright wide and bleached wood, these incredible articulated-joint stairways make for stunning centerpieces to an historic or modern home.

Philip Watts Design does domestic interiors and installation art, too, but their sets of stairs are particularly compelling in terms of creativity and breadth of typology.

Similar methods, simply extrapolated, were employed with the above bridge as well, in this case revealing the structure both from above and below.

Aside from the more organic, free-form, spine-shaped variety, their staircase portfolio includes a range of glass, metal and wood stairs the wrap, twist and float inside all kinds of contemporary homes.

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