Herringbone + Carpet Runner by kay....hardwood on main level then this carpet runner and switch to carpet in upstairs bedrooms EXACTLY!
I've seen this before on a home improvement show, and think it is a great way to save and use space.
Staircase Trap Door | 22 Clever Hiding Places To Stash Your Stuff - would love a little hiding place like this
Contemporary Hall by Chantel Elshout
Wall Panelling Wood, Wall Panels, Painted,-Gallery
I love the trim, color and floors in this hallway
white walls - natural trim --- I think this would brighten the house versus the dark steps. Refurbishment of a 1930's House, Dublin by CASTarchitecture , via Behance
Straight Staircase - Staircase from ground to basement with European oak treads open risers. Toughened glass balustrade. All metalwork finished with a site applied decorative rust application.