ISSUE 85  |  Travels with an Editor: Barcelona

9 Spanish-Style Tiled Stair Risers

August 14, 2013 3:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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We like this idea for adding a note of exotica to the stairway: stair risers tiled in contrasting and complimentary patterns.

Above: A project in LA by Lascaux Tile Company.

Above: Handpainted tile stairs by Villafranca Studio; photo by Michele Lee Wilson for California Home & Design.

Above: A stairway at Peacock Pavillion in Marrakesh, photo by Patrick Cline of Lonny.

Above: A moody tiled staircase via Marie Claire Maison.

Above: Stair risers stenciled to mimic the look of tiles at Peacock Pavilions.

Above: A curved staircase with tiled risers by Latin Accents Tile Company.

Above: A grand staircase in a St. Simons Island house by architect Thad Truett.

Above: A stairway patterned after one in El Grecco’s house in Toledo, Spain, via Coastal Living photographed by Douglas Hill.

Above: Another stairwell painted to resemble tiles from Arathi Jayaram on Pinterest.

Looking for more staircases to inspire? Sift through our Room Gallery for ideas.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 8, 2012.