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Standout Staircases: Our favourite design of 2022

Is this our ultimate staircase? We think so! Our team carefully considered every element to create this beautiful painted wooden staircase design that’s not just a guaranteed show-stopper for your hallway, but will also stand the test of time.

After all, the staircase is a central feature in many houses – the first thing we see when we come home, and permanently on show as we move between spaces and floors. Transforming the design of your staircase does more than ensure a good first impression, it also makes sure that this integral element complements your home’s whole look and feel.

With that in mind, let’s introduce this stunning renovation – and how it was styled for a look that will last.

It’s in the detail: Our exclusive Boston Newel post

The real secret to this staircase is in the level of detail incorporated by our designer. Our Boston Newel post is the perfect choice for a truly elegant hall. A beautifully crafted statement, its decorative finials and cornicing add a touch of grandeur and decadence to the space.

To continue the visual impact across the whole design, a unique treble cluster of our Cherwell spindle adds architectural depth, while still letting light flow freely around the hall.

Contemporary, yet classic

Full of contemporary character and unique charm, this bespoke staircase takes elegant detailing and timeless style and gives it a modern twist. Combining wall panelling, ornate newel posts with contrasting caps and a treble cluster of our Cherwell spindle, it’s the perfect blend of modern aesthetic and quintessential style – a statement piece designed to stand the test of time!

Wall panelling

Wall panelling was traditionally used to insulate homes but quickly became a popular decorative feature – and it’s easy to see why. Working equally well in any space (and indeed any room of the home), panelling is a versatile addition that brings new depth, texture and visual detail. And its classic looks mean this is no transient trend – like our timeless Wentworth Shaker style, wall panelling has real longevity in design terms.

Here, wall panelling was used at both levels, tying the overall look of the staircase transformation together perfectly.

Modern Monochrome + Chequerboard Pattern

The epitome of easy, impactful colour schemes, this space was transformed by a contemporary monochromatic palette.

Our expert designer worked closely alongside the homeowner to keep the space light, bright and open, contrasting paint in Sorrel, a soft white from our exclusive and extensive range, with our deep, rich Jacobean Oak finish for caps, handrails and treads.

The stunning chequered tiled floor and the warmth of the jute stair runner provide the perfect foil to the staircase design.

Staircase, meet Nature – a touch of Biophilia

We couldn’t close off this blog without touching on our favourite design touch for this staircase – the gorgeous staircase greenery that adds a natural softness to this space. Lending a wonderful pop of colour to the overall scheme, these plants bring life and energy… the perfect finishing touch for any hallway space!

If you’re thinking about transforming your staircase, we have a huge range of styles, colours and high quality finishes available – each waiting to be expertly designed, handcrafted and installed in your home. Best of all, your installation can be complete in as little as 48 hours with no mess, no fuss and no building work.

Browse more here, or book a free consultation with one of our design experts and discover what we could create for you!

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“The craftsmanship is superb”

From the outset of our contract with Neville Johnson, we were supported with design choices, given expert advice and all deadlines were met. Everyone was courteous, knowledgeable and friendly. The craftsmanship is superb; our staircase is now an outstanding feature of our open plan lounge.

Judith Scorer, Stockport

“I would really recommend Neville Johnson to anyone”

A real easy process, I would really recommend Neville Johnson to anyone. From the first phone call through to a very skilled fitter (who had to go above and beyond with our old house not having one straight line in it) it was all so easy. We couldn’t be happier that we chose to use Neville Johnson.

Richard Smith, Surrey

“Utterly professional”

From the initial contact with the company to the completion and installation everything was utterly professional; we have no hesitation in recommending the company to anybody. We are so pleased, that Neville Johnson is returning to install a new staircase!

Mr and Mrs Thorpe, Radcliffe

“I cannot recommend this company enough”

I cannot recommend this company enough. From first contact we received very high quality service. We were informed as to everything that was going on, which was backed up by the necessary paperwork, plans and phone calls. The fitter was competent and the work he did we can’t fault.

Mrs K Holroyd, Wrexham

“Impressed by the whole process”

From contacting the company to the point where the cupboards were fitted I was impressed by the whole process. The initial salesperson that visited was knowledgeable and helpful. I would certainly use Neville Johnson again and highly recommend this company.

Mrs S. D, Lincolnshire

“Hugely admired by family and friends”

The room is transformed and has been hugely admired by family and friends. I was pleasantly surprised by the attentive and courteous client care – everything went according to plan and nothing seemed too much trouble. They were in regular contact before and after the installation. I would highly recommend Neville Johnson to anyone wanting to transform a room.

Cherry Murdoch, London

“The staircase has transformed our living space”

From our initial enquiry to the completion of our staircase, we have found all the members of the team at Neville Johnson to be very helpful, courteous and professional in all our dealings. The staircase has transformed our living space. We have been very impressed with this company from start to finish and would not hesitate to recommend them.

Pauline Treston, Northumberland

“Effortless from start to finish”

From the moment the brochure was delivered, I was optimistic that we were buying quality. I wasn’t disappointed. All contact made was courteous, polite and clear, with phone calls confirmed by email. In short, we’re really thrilled with our library and it was effortless from start to finish.

Alison Cole, Swinton

“Our new staircase looks fantastic”

Our new staircase looks fantastic. We’ve had lots of compliments and it has transformed our hallway. The whole experience was great from beginning to end, from discussing our requirements to the finished article.

Mr & Mrs Begbie, Hampshire

“We would recommend Neville Johnson without hesitation”

From the initial meeting with the senior designer to discuss our needs, to the surveyor and then the installer, we were extremely delighted with the end result. The installation process went without any problems. All the staff were very professional and we would recommend Neville Johnson without hesitation.

Rosalind Tunnicliffe, Solihull

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