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A cool use of space...
« on: November 09, 2009, 03:07:22 am »
...also why many of us bought a Kindle! =)

Turn your stairwell into a library!

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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #1 on: November 09, 2009, 10:14:30 am »
    Whoa. Very cool. I would totally fall down those stairs.
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #2 on: November 09, 2009, 01:41:12 pm »
    Wow, that is one awesomelooking stairwell.

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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #3 on: November 09, 2009, 01:56:08 pm »
    Now if I only had a stairwell.
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #4 on: November 09, 2009, 01:56:35 pm »
    That's pretty neat.  :)

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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #5 on: November 09, 2009, 04:42:43 pm »
    This is gorgeous.
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #6 on: November 09, 2009, 04:45:27 pm »
    It would take forever for me to get upstairs because
    I'd want to stop and look through a book, or several
    books. 
    Cool idea.
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #7 on: November 09, 2009, 05:18:48 pm »
    Cool! I could see myself tripping on those too!
     
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #8 on: November 09, 2009, 06:27:49 pm »

    I can't figure out the advantage of having the steps alternate sides like that....   ???

    Sure looks cool though!
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #9 on: November 09, 2009, 06:30:45 pm »
    I can't figure out the advantage of having the steps alternate sides like that....   ???

    Sure looks cool though!

    I'm guessing it's for when you walk in the middle, your foot will always be on the extended portion. You just have to make sure you start off right, or you'll be getting the short end all the way up!
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #10 on: November 09, 2009, 06:31:04 pm »
    I wondered about that too... maybe it makes it easier to walk up by alternating? Or maybe the cut out area works as a seat to browse the books?

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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #11 on: November 09, 2009, 06:45:37 pm »
    I'm guessing it's for when you walk in the middle, your foot will always be on the extended portion. You just have to make sure you start off right, or you'll be getting the short end all the way up!

    That's just it, you'd have to start in the same foot every time!   ::)
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #12 on: November 09, 2009, 06:46:43 pm »
    I wondered about that too... maybe it makes it easier to walk up by alternating? Or maybe the cut out area works as a seat to browse the books?

    That's a thought...  doesn't look like the most comfortable place to sit and browse, but I guess you're right that that's the intent.
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #13 on: November 14, 2009, 12:06:16 pm »
    totally RAD!...you know where to find me...on the stairs!
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #14 on: November 14, 2009, 04:04:00 pm »
    Woo Hoo for the kindle!
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #15 on: November 14, 2009, 05:13:28 pm »
    I would be tripping on those stairs - I think they take away a sense of depth perception.

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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #16 on: November 14, 2009, 06:19:34 pm »
    In a similar vein (a 'tiled' wall-not; they are magazines!):


    Here's a link to the story & more pics: http://www.readymade.com/blogs/readymade/2009/11/11/a-punchy-tiled-wall-or-is-it/
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #17 on: November 14, 2009, 09:41:08 pm »
    This is a great idea... even if you were to make the steps even and use the space below for additional storage available from the front.

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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #18 on: November 15, 2009, 12:42:50 am »
    It is so beautiful!!! You are so lucky :)

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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #19 on: November 15, 2009, 12:52:07 am »
    I wish I was the lucky owner of that amazing staircase... just an image I found! =)

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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #20 on: November 15, 2009, 04:45:29 am »
    That is so neat!  I would love to have some stairs like that.  Although now that I have my Kindle I guess I wouldn't need it!  :)
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #21 on: November 21, 2009, 05:33:32 pm »
    Well, it would be a cozy place to sit and read your kindle.  A tiny space surrounded by books and a kindle...just imagine.

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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #22 on: November 21, 2009, 08:44:19 pm »
    Well, it would be a cozy place to sit and read your kindle.  A tiny space surrounded by books and a kindle...just imagine.

    A very nice thought, indeed.
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #23 on: December 23, 2009, 11:55:49 am »
    i want this .. very badly.... :P
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    Re: A cool use of space...
    « Reply #24 on: December 23, 2009, 02:21:29 pm »
    Awesome :)

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