Glass Balustrade Adds Wow to Stairs
When it comes to stair railings, wood is pretty standard, but if you’re remodeling with modern flair in mind, you could try something more unique.
The custom glass balustrades on these stairs serve the usual safety purpose while also adding an eye-catching element. Unlike solid surfaces, glass, even textured glass, allows light through, so stairs can benefit from natural illumination and need not feel dim.
This glass work was done by Joel Berman Glass Studios for the University of Toronto, but glass stair treads and balustrades can be found in residential applications as well. For ideas, check out some of the work we’ve looked at in the past: