Despina Souhlas Scala Stair
Scala Stair is Iron Design Award winner in 2015 - 2016 Interior Space and Exhibition Design Award Category.
Scala Stair

Our goal was to design a stair that would be open but would also de-emphasize the lower ceiling height on the upper level. The treads are open loops for the lower run which stretch upward to form a tunnel to walk through from the landing to the upper floor. The tunnel forms a gateway to the upper level, this constrained tunnel space also allows the consequent room to appear larger and lends it more importance.

Scala Stair
Despina Souhlas Scala
Despina Souhlas Stair
Despina Souhlas design
Despina Souhlas design
studio ESS

When considering the beautiful proportions inherent in nature, we recognize the need to better understand these extraordinary geometries. They inspire us and fuel our attempts to utilize these proportions to create beautiful and functional designs. We attempt to address every detail of the design recognizing the relatedness of the smallest to the greatest detail in order to offer a unique and complete space/product. When discussing our design approach with our clients and how our goals would work synergistically with theirs, it evokes an enthusiasm within our clients that additionally fuels our motivation to design.