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Background: An amazing home, built over 3 levels with superb sea views, designed by returning client, Architect Callum Wason

Project: Trecarrell, St Just on the Roseland.

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Brief: With every part of the house squared, Callum’s vision of the staircase was that it needed to offer a see-through floating curvature between the different floors of the house, a stark contrast to the clean angled lines of the interior space and strong, modular look of the exterior. The brief was passed to Mark, the Head Designer at Cornwall Stairs, who revised the initial “newel free” concept, suggesting a different approach using shaped glass to strengthen the structure of the stairs without loosing any of the transparency.

“When I saw the 3D design, I fell in love. The execution of the staircase highlighted the in-depth knowledge Mark has, of making a concept a workable reality. That’s why I like using Cornwall Stairs, they have a wealth of knowledge in every aspect of stair making. It truly is one of the most fantastic staircases and fits the space and concept of the project perfectly” Callum Wason

The Finished Stairs: A solid oak staircase, over three floors with shaped glass to cling to the contours of the timber structure, giving the effect of floating transparency between the multi levels of the house.