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Creative stairs and stairway designs for the garden

Cor-Ten stairs and retaining walls by Andrea Cochran

By their nature, steps and stairs are utilitarian (something around 12″ long and 6″ tall, give or take) but they don’t need to look like it. Here are a few examples of stairs that rise to the level of art:

Elegant stairway and vanishing edge reflecting pool by Joseph Marek

Brick steps with creeping groundcover by Molly Wood

Estate stairs by Mark Rios, photo by Dominique Vorillon

Modern floating steps by Jensen Architects

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