by Laurie Dudasik – 3/30/14

A new trend in home decor is the addition of LED light strips or recessed bulbs along the stairwell to better illuminate the way for its user. Check out these cool design ideas that will immediately give you a modern, stylish look while saving on energy costs.

LED Light Strip Along The Railing

Found on HGTV Green Home 2012: Stairwell Pictures

LED Stairway

 

 

LED Light Strips Placed Under The Lip of Each Step

LED Stairway

 

Color Gradient Effects As You Walk Up/Down The Stairs

Found on Just The Design Tumblr

LED Colorful Stairway

 

Minimalist Design With Two Small Bulbs Per Step and Along Rail Posts

Found on Certified Lighting

LED Outdoor Stairway

 

 

Industrial Look With Acrylic Steps

Found on Peregrine Plastics

Industrial Look With LED Lights and Acrylic Steps

 

LED Strips Under Each Step and Along Railing

Found on FlashDecor LiveJournal

http://flashdecor.livejournal.com/129524.html

 

 

Outdoor Welcome Lights for the Entryway

Found on Birddog Distributing

LED Stairway for entryway near door

 

 

A Staircase That Acts Like A Screen

Found on LED Creking

LED Stairway

 

 

LED Stairways To Display Messages

From the Art Institute of Chicago

LED Message Display Art Institute of Chicago

 

 

LED Recessed Lighting On Each Step

Found on Beufl

Recessed Light On Stairs

 

Cantilevered Glass Stair Ghost-Effect

Found on Archello

Cantilevered stairs with glass treads FRANKFURT Germany

 

 

Aero Glass Staircase With LED Lighting

Found on Archello

Aero Glass Staircase

 

 

Subtle Automated Pathway Lights For Each Step

Found on NovoKane: Making, Creating, Tinkering, Living

 

And for the Finale: Animated Scenes on each Step As You Look Up