Category: Staircase Walk of Fame

The ‘Holy Stairs’ Revealed for the First Time in 300 Years

People Kneeling on the Holy Stairs

There are few staircases around the world that carry as much cultural and religious significance as Rome’s Holy Stairs. The stairs, also known as the “Scala Sancta,” are at least 2000 years old, but for the past 300 years they’ve been covered for protection by a walnut wood encasement. However, just earlier this month, the… Read more »

A Highlight of Staircases that Inspire

Famous Staircase in San Francisco

Staircases used to simply fulfill a basic need, getting from point A to point B, but we also use them to express our creativity and have been for centuries. Although all staircases serve a functional purpose, staircases have also become an artistic outlet used to create a statement. The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps in San… Read more »

Staircase Sculpture Makes Debut in Buenos Aires

Captial City of Buenos Aires

Created in 1956, the Museum of Modern Art in Buenos Aires has amazed the world for over 60 years with its dedication to displaying the latest in artistic trends and contemporary styles. With a focus on the Avant-guard, the museum exists to give visitors a memorable brush-up with gorgeous artwork. Like all popular attractions, museums… Read more »

A Famous Spiral Staircase that Comes at a Cost

Eiffel Tower in France

Tall, famous landmarks around the world often contain beautiful and elegant staircases carrying tourists and sightseers up to new heights. These staircases become an integral part of history, giving visitors a way to see the structure and surrounding landscape in new ways. Perhaps one of the most famous European structures and the iconic image of… Read more »

Staircase with Sound Concept Comes to Life

Spiral Staircase Concept Going Down

Interior and exterior spiral staircases add architectural interest and aesthetic appeal to a space. A whimsical and space-saving design, spiral staircases offer new access to tough-to-reach spots in the home, easily adaptable to any size and type of space. Often performing arts halls include grand spiral staircases that awe performance-goers and add a touch of… Read more »

Glass Spiral Staircase Wows at Apple Shibuya

Tokyo Skyline at Dusk

At Acadia Stairs, we’re always looking for the “next big thing” when it comes to staircase design. Our blog showcases staircase designs from all over the world, from Europe to Southeast Asia. We enjoy highlighting what a stair can be from simple designs to intricate creations. Today, Acadia Stairs is highlighting one of the latest… Read more »

Exceptional Dubai Staircase Currently Under Construction

Staircase Reaching to the Sky

At Acadia Stairs, we look around the world for inspiration when it comes to the captivating power of staircases. In our mind, a stair as a structure can leave us in awe, and, also, stand as an engineering feat in its own way. That’s what brings us to the latest reinvention: the Dubai Steps. The… Read more »

Famous Malaysian Staircase Gets Colorful Update

Rainbow Colored Staircase

As we’ve mentioned before, there are some staircases in the world that we’re truly in awe of. Famous staircases inspire us every day and stand as a shining example of the design potential that stairs hold in our communities and homes. That is why we’re constantly on the lookout for another great staircase to highlight…. Read more »

The Stunning Staircase that is Nature-Made

Boulder Sitting within Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Most of the staircases we see or know in our lives have one thing in common: they’re man-made, however, not all staircases share this trait. Across the world, there are several nature-made staircases that have become stunning staircase structures over the millennia. They may not be able to fit inside of your home or business,… Read more »

Famous Movie Scenes that Feature Staircases

Large Movie Theater with Projector Inside

When we’re designing or creating the staircases of our dreams, we often think past to examples we’ve seen in our personal lives or perhaps even in pop culture. Since their beginning, films have long featured staircases of all shapes, and sizes, many of which have since become legendary. Acadia Stairs is highlighting a few symbolic… Read more »