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Designing the Craftsman Rustic Staircase Alpharetta, GA


Designing the Craftsman Rustic Staircase

rustic staircase system

At the moment, one of our most popular style requests is a craftsman rustic staircase design. Known for handiwork, simplicity, and natural materials, the craftsman style movement continues to grow in popularity. Solid wood construction adds to the cozy, charming appeal of craftsman homes and commercial spaces, especially with hardwood floors. Plus, many people are choosing…

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The World’s Most Famous Staircases: Exploring Unique Designs

world famous staircase designs

Staircases were first created thousands of years ago. Since then, staircase designs have evolved from massive stone structures to diverse, versatile, and unique creations. While stair designs have changed, history does repeat itself. Many current staircase trends take elements from famous ancient stairs to create the intended design. This week, we travel around the world and take…

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Baluster or Banister? Parts of a Custom Staircase

custom staircase balusters

One of the most common confusions in staircase terminology is the use of “balusters” or “banisters.” Here at Southern Staircase, our expert custom staircase builders are more adapted to using “baluster.” Customers always ask, “Does it really matter if you say baluster or banister?” No, it doesn’t, as both can be used to describe the…

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Modern Curved Staircase: Stair Design of the Month

curved staircase

A modern curved staircase is a classic design that never goes out of style. Here is an example from our custom staircase designers. This interior design project was completed for a residence in South Central Phoenix, Arizona, and was a collaborative effort between many members of our Arizona team. First, the stair was sold by…

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Blending Stainless Steel with a Glass Staircase

glass staircase custom staircase

During recent years, the staircase market has experienced a surge of growth for modern staircases, such as a glass staircase. Contemporary style staircases bring many different options for railings, risers, and even the kind of balusters that are used. Stainless steel and glass have become one of the most popular pairings for those seeking a…

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Characteristics of a Metal and Wooden Baluster – Let Us Help You Choose

wooden baluster design

With so many design options and materials available, how do you choose the perfect baluster system for your commercial or residential staircase?  Whether you are seeking a wooden baluster, rich in traditional style, or an elegant, modern metal baluster, there are many factors to consider. In this post, we will discuss the unique characteristics of…

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Wrought Iron Railing: Process and Design

wrought iron railing

A custom wrought iron railing can beautifully accent a straight or curved staircase. Offering striking appeal and versatility, ornamental metal is a popular accent choice for both commercial and residential spaces. Our design team is proud to create innovative, custom handrails that take staircases to a new level. Style options are limitless, plus, we ensure…

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Stainless Steel Hand Rails: Sophistication and Strength

hand rail

Stainless steel provides benefits to many different industries. Overall, it is a tried-and-true heavy-duty material for hand rails. It is also used in bicycle production, car manufacturing, shipbuilding, and more. As such, it has become a preferred choice for residential and commercial stair railings, from home improvement projects to community building upgrades. It is great…

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3 Popular Stair Railing Designs for Your Stairs Remodel


A stunningly designed custom staircase is not complete without a beautiful handrail. In fact, it is often the handrail design that truly catches the eye and takes the stair system to a new level. Let’s explore three popular types of stair railing designs for a staircase remodel– wrought iron, stainless steel, and cable rail. Learn…

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Custom Stairs: We Take Commercial Stairs to the Next Level

commercial stairs designs

If you’re looking to enhance your office space, sometimes all you need are some new stairs to instantly upgrade the look of your space. Commercial stairs are a great choice for work or community buildings for a professional and elegant touch.

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